Hose
Staying Safe and in Compliance with Construction Jackhammers
OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule for Construction, effective since October 23, 2017, requires employers to take steps to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The final rule...
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GlobalCore is the future that OEMs and end users around the world have been asking for: a unified family of robust hydraulic hoses designed to endure the tough conditions where work gets...
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Cold Weather Challenges Spur Design of New Low Temperature Hose
When it comes to hoses and cold weather performance, force to flex is not as important as actual hose construction. In harsh winter temperatures, hose construction materials can be a major contributor...
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Subsystems are Critical to OEM Instrumentation Design
Life science instruments in the medical, analytical and diagnostics fields vary widely by technology and design. But one thing they all have in common is the complexity of their fluidic circuits....
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The Importance of Reliable Thermal Management in the Marine Industry
Reliable cooling is a decisive factor for production, particularly in the marine industry. It is responsible for ensuring adequate temperatures in the turbine, the electronics racks and on the...
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Key Design and Maintenance Challenges in Hose Applications
Formed hose and hose/tube assemblies have long been used to solve fluid handling system design challenges such as installation in confined areas or those necessitating a tight bend radius. While both...
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Replacement of Air Conditioning Hoses Made Simple
Air conditioning lines are one of the most critical components in an A/C system. They work as the central hub to deliver both gas and liquid refrigerant throughout the system. For a variety of...
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New High Pressure Hydraulic Hose Replaces Rubber Hose in Oil and Gas Applications
Products used in the rigorous oil and gas industry must be resilient and of high quality to properly support these complex operations. Hoses and connections need to be safe, versatile and efficient....
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Fluid Conveyance and Asset Tracking in Mining
As one of the leading suppliers to the mining market, Parker provides its customers with a broad portfolio of fluid handling technologies capable of increasing the efficiency and productivity of ore...
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Western Canada Pressure Pumping Company Improves Reliability With PTS
One of the largest pressure pumping companies, (as measured by horsepower) worldwide was having problems coming up with a way to track hydraulic hose assembly history on their coil tubing and pressure...
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Key Cold Weather Design Factors for Connector Technology in Rail
Cold weather may force designers to reconsider the usual technical choices regarding rolling stock systems. Combining ergonomics of use, a cost-effective approach and technical performance are...
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Four Reasons Why Stainless Steel Is Perfect When Corrosion Resistance Is Vital
Hydraulic fitting materials need to have the strength and corrosion resistance necessary to safely withstand the challenges of hydraulic systems in harsh environments. Hose fittings aren't typically...
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Learn How Cold Weather Affects Connector Design for Rail Applications
In a European context favouring a unique rail system, the design and use of trains are becoming increasingly complex. They must comply with a wide range of specifications and regulations...
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Do You Know How Extreme Cold Affects Your Hydraulic Hose Properties?
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic hoses.  Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges below -57 °C...
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Under Pressure: The Importance of Reinforcement in Hydraulic Hoses
Selecting the proper hose for a hydraulic assembly is critical to ensure that it meets the requirements for that specific application. One of the first steps in selecting the proper hose is to...
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Sourcing Hose Assembly Components from a Single Manufacturer
The safest, highest quality hydraulic hose assemblies are made with hoses, fittings and crimping equipment from the same manufacturer. Components from different manufacturers should not be used...
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Safety in the World of Exploration and Deep Drilling
Blowout prevention systems (BOP systems) are one of the most important pieces of equipment used in exploration and deep drilling applications. These large systems are vital to safety in both on- and...
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What Every Design Engineer of Rail Vehicles Should Know About EN 45545
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...
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Standard Water Blast Hose Solution or Safety? Now You Don’t Have to Choose
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 color...
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How Mobile Equipment Manufacturers Benefit from Using Formed Thermoplastic Hoses
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...
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