Hose

The Importance of Natural Gas Product Certifications

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.  Natural...
On June 12, 2017

The Love-Hate Relationship Between Hydraulic Hose and Chemical Compatibility

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 compatibility...
On June 7, 2017

Decoding a Hydraulic Hose Layline

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 layline...
On May 30, 2017

Certified Natural Gas Vehicle and Fueling System Products

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

Five Most Important Factors You Need to Consider for Hydraulic Fittings

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 choices today,...
On April 18, 2017

Selecting Hydraulic Hoses and Fittings Just Got Easier

Selecting the right hose and fitting combination for a hydraulic system is a critical process that is often overlooked and underestimated. Choosing the right combination is critical to the overall...
On April 12, 2017

Hydraulic Hose 101: Fast Facts

Hydraulic hose is more complicated than it seems. There are many factors that go into designing, manufacturing, and testing high-quality hydraulic hoses. At Parker Hannifin Hose Products Division, we...
On March 30, 2017

How to Improve Steam Hose Safety in Petrochemical Refineries

Due to its size and complexity, a petrochemical refinery offers many potential safety hazards, one of which is rubber steam hose that blends into the scenery and presents many hidden-in-plain-sight...
On March 29, 2017

8 Simple Tips for Maintaining and Replacing Your Mast Hose

Does your mast hose look like this? Employees often overlook hoses during routine maintenance checks for material handling equipment, which inevitably leads to machine down time and lost...
On March 20, 2017

Measure and Specify Hydraulic Hose Length With Ease

Many hose installers are not trained on how to correctly measure and specify hose length. As a result, a replacement hose may end up being either a little shorter or a little longer than the...
On March 16, 2017

Step-By-Step Hydraulic Hose Assembly

Are you looking for step-by-step instructions for making a hose assembly? The basic method of making a hose assembly is the same for every machine and we’ve outlined the steps below or you can watch...
On March 9, 2017

Innovative Heavy-Duty Vehicle Technology on Display at IFPE

From optimizing peak performance to minimizing unplanned downtime, the products and systems Parker will showcase at IFPE 2017 are designed specifically to help its customers increase...
On January 20, 2017

Working Together: Safety and Maintenance Tips to Ensure Hydraulic Hose Success

Safety is of utmost concern when it comes to hydraulic systems, including the selection process, maintaining and replacing hoses. Hydraulic hoses are going to a cylinder that distributes power. So, if...
On December 1, 2016

Successful Hydraulic Hose Assembly Starts Here

To say that hose is an important part of a hydraulic system is a huge understatement. Hydraulics have become progressively more complicated. Pressures keep getting higher while hose dimensions become...
On November 9, 2016

What You Need to Know About SAE vs ISO Specification for Hydraulic Hoses

Why are there different hydraulic hose standards and what do they mean for you and your application? For decades, SAE J517 has published guidelines for 100R1 through 100R12 series hydraulic hoses....
On October 20, 2016

Top 8 Reasons Hydraulic Hoses Fail

There are thousands of reasons a hydraulic hose can fail, but often, the most common failures could have been avoided with proper precautions. At Parker Hose Products Division, we work closely...
On September 22, 2016

Going to Extremes: A Closer Look at Hydraulic Hoses

For many industrial and mobile applications, hydraulic hoses need to withstand extreme conditions, including aggressive liquids, scorching to freezing temperatures and ultra-high pressure. Do you have...
On September 15, 2016

What is Noise Generation in Hydraulic Systems?

What creates noise in hydraulic systems and why is it important to eliminate it? Noise in hydraulic systems is generated primarily by the mechanical workings of the pump and fluid pulsations...
On May 5, 2016

CNG Fuel Systems for Heavy Duty Vehicles

When we think about emissions, we usually think about our vehicles and the new wave of personal electric vehicles. The reality is that heavy duty vehicles used for transportation of goods...
On April 29, 2016

Top 5 Reasons Customers Choose GlobalCore Hose

A company that chooses the wrong hose can meet with disaster resulting in added maintenance, decreased safety, and equipment failure. What are the primary characteristics you look for in a hydraulic...
On March 16, 2016