The European standard EN 45545 was introduced in 2013 with a
transitional period until 2016 and raises the level of
requirements to the previous national standards, which have
now been withdrawn. The...
On June 14, 2018
Over the past seven years, the water blast industry has witnessed
significant positive progress in many areas of operation, most
notably the area of safety. In September 2011, WJTA established a
On June 13, 2018
Considering the variables that require attention in the design and
installation of a fluid conveyance system, it is no wonder that
hydraulic system engineers, operators and technicians are...
On June 5, 2018
It’s not an exaggeration to say oil is the lifeblood of all
machines. Commercial fleet vehicles, heavy machinery and
large-scale power generation equipment all rely on clean engine oil
On May 24, 2018
The mining industry, known for its harsh and unforgiving
environments, demands reliable, high quality equipment to ensure
safety and efficiency. Longwall mining, which accounts for around
50% of total...
On May 24, 2018
Safety and performance are top considerations when using hydraulic
hose. To guarantee productivity and prevent potential hazards in
the work environment, proper installation is imperative. A safe
On May 17, 2018
Managing pressure classes, hose sizes and product uniformity in
different regions can be challenging for hydraulic system designers
at large, global OEM companies. ISO 18752 makes the process...
On May 1, 2018
While more traditional materials like aluminum, copper, and other
metals are recycled without difficulty at your local scrap-metal
dealer, there isn’t an equivalent hydraulic hose collection...
On March 28, 2018
If you are in the northern U.S., you probably know the Groundhog
warned us about six more weeks of winter. Snowplow operators – you
can keep winter at bay (and prevent headaches) with...
On February 26, 2018
Does your hydraulic hose application cause excessive hose abrasion,
pressure spikes, kinking or deep cuts? We understand how these
issues happen and how to prevent them. And if there's a way your
On January 31, 2018
As we look back on 2017, increased demand contributed to technology
advancements and higher productivity across a range of industries
including oil and gas, power generation, life...
On January 20, 2018
Having potable water at our fingertips is something many of us take
for granted. For those in facility management, this can be a
significant challenge. Water pressure, temperature,...
On December 14, 2017
Potable water systems, whether in water filtration, beverage
dispensing, life science, bottling or semiconductor are much more
than the sum of their individual parts. A thorough analysis of...
On December 13, 2017
One of the most dangerous situations for hydraulic equipment is a
hose burst. Whether it is a pinhole leak or a full blow burst, the
danger is imminent. Hydraulic hose bursts create...
On October 26, 2017
MegaBots’ Eagle Prime is a 16-foot-tall, internally piloted
humanoid fighting robot that battles on an epic-scale. MegaBots’
giant fighting robots are the brainchild of engineers Gui
On October 24, 2017
In an effort to improve worker safety, the United States
Occupational Health and Safety Association (OSHA) has issued a
Final Rule to limit occupational exposure to respirable crystalline
On October 23, 2017
The process for testing and evaluating hydraulic hose is defined by
SAE and ISO Standards, which contains various test procedures
including change in corrosion resistance, hose construction
On August 30, 2017
Industrial machines and equipment are designed and manufactured in
every corner of the world. The hydraulic systems alone use
countless different types of fittings and adapters with different
On August 24, 2017
It is critical that you have the proper hose measurement in mind
before cutting and crimping your hose, otherwise your assembly is
not going to be as efficient as it can be. And, we all know...
On August 22, 2017
Sizing is the most basic and essential factor in hydraulic hose
selection. Sizing specifications for hydraulic hose include inner
diameter, outer diameter, and length. Outer diameter (O.D.)
On August 17, 2017