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
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
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
Crimping is a crucial aspect of any hose assembly. When you have
fluids or gases in motion over extended periods of time, the crimp
must be just right otherwise there is a lot that can go wrong....
On July 25, 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
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
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
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
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
On April 12, 2017
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
On March 30, 2017
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
On March 29, 2017
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
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
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
On March 9, 2017