Month: August 2017

Hose Basics: The 3 Main Hose Parts

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When looking at all of the components of a hydraulic hose assembly, to some, a hose is just a rubber tube. But, when choosing the components of your assembly, you need to focus on the material the tubing is constructed from, the hose fittings, and understanding what kind of application the hose will be used …

Five Ways Quick Couplings Can Improve Hose Safety

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The safety of any hose assembly is always in the back of everyone’s mind. The thought of the hose breaking is troubling, not to mention extremely dangerous. Improving the safety of the hose assembly is actually easier to do than you might think, thanks to two words: quick coupling. Believe it or not, a quick coupling …

How To Identify Hydraulic Fitting Orientation

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Hydraulic hoses can be assembled in a vast array of configurations and angles; many of these configurations involve two bent hoses. You’ll never be able to find the right fittings for a hose assembly like that if you don’t know how to find their orientation. (Making sure the hoses are oriented to each other will …

Do You Know These Ways to Improve Hose Safety?

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Hose safety is a pressing issue that, if taken lightly, can lead to damaged equipment and even serious injury. Thankfully there are products on the market, as well as safety precautions, you can take to make sure you and your equipment remain safe while working with your hydraulic hoses. Let’s get started. 1. Quick Couplings …