Solar panels do more than provide a company with a source of
renewable energy. They reduce utility costs, protect the
environment and improve the company’s image as an environmentally
On August 16, 2017
Hose manufacturers each use a diverse range of materials that can
result in a variety of hose styles. They design their hose and
coupling components to fit their own tolerances. Hoses from...
On August 10, 2017
To meet the needs of today's ever-changing hospital environments,
medical equipment manufacturers are under pressure to design
smaller, lighter and more portable devices without...
On August 9, 2017
Hydraulic hose crimpers come in all different sizes, performance
capabilities and cycle times. They range from simple, portable,
handheld devices that are designed for piecework to...
On August 3, 2017
If the excitement of the construction industry takes your breath
away, congratulations! You’re in the right business. But
construction workers may have shortness of breath for a far more
On August 1, 2017
Skiving refers to removing (or shaving) part of the hydraulic hose
cover and/or inner tube prior to attaching hose ends. No-skive
means the hose and fittings are designed to work without this step.
On July 27, 2017
Hydraulic hose construction and performance is covered by various
national and international standards including ISO, BSI, SAE, DIN,
API and CETOP. Most proprietary hoses conform to one standard...
On July 13, 2017
When specifying hydraulic hose, you need to fully analyze the
application first and foremost. The application determines how your
hose assembly is going to be used, which has a direct impact on
On July 6, 2017
How do you determine the necessary hydraulic hose fitting when your
application involves connecting two bent hoses? When your fittings
are at an angle, understanding their orientation is critical....
On June 27, 2017
The tiniest equipment components are as critical as those a
thousand times their size. Particularly under extreme conditions,
every link in the chain, big or small, is on trial. The fluid
On June 15, 2017
To stay at the forefront of the competitive transportation markets,
fleet managers are turning to alternative fuels that meet the
environmental and economic needs of today and in the future.
On June 12, 2017
Chemical compatibility in regards to hydraulic hose can be
complicated, however it is necessary for the performance and hose
life. When selecting a hose, you must consider the chemical
On June 7, 2017
Have you noticed all the writing on your hydraulic hoses? To most
people it looks like a bunch of words, to others it is an
indispensable source of information about hose identification. The
On May 30, 2017
All around the world, the cost of gas turbine downtime is a
critical issue in power generation applications. These tough
environments that operate under constant stress can cause serious
On May 23, 2017
Withstanding the high pressures of deepwater reservoirs has been a
challenge for offshore drilling operations limited by the
capabilities of their equipment. Going after deep reservoirs with
On April 27, 2017
Speed, consistency, durability, and safety: the four criteria you
seek for your offshore oil and gas piping
connections, particularly those occurring in deep water where
extreme pressure presents...
On April 27, 2017
As we move into the future, the need for transportation is merging
with society’s concerns about pollution, climate change, depletion
of natural resources and the long-term sustainability of our...
On April 21, 2017
Monitoring equipment performance is a key part of controlling costs
and keeping power-generation facilities running smoothly. Field
technicians record and track metrics to assess equipment
On April 20, 2017
Whether you’re running injection molding equipment or installing a
new compressed air system, monitoring the assets’ in-line and
ambient temperature is the best way to prevent overheating, and...
On April 20, 2017
OEMs and fitting manufacturers are constantly finding new ways to
stump us with different threads and new ways to seal them.
Generally, however, when making hydraulic fitting connection
On April 18, 2017