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6 Things To Look Out For When Selecting The Right Industrial Hose

Your system is only as durable as your weakest industrial hose. This statement works for any system and equipment that uses hoses. Even though hoses may look the same, they are highly sophisticated and diverse.

Choosing the wrong hose can lead to leaks, breakdowns, and potentially complete system failure. In order to select the right industrial hose, you need to take a careful approach to several parameters.

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How To Prevent Dangerous Leaks In Hydraulic Hoses

A leak from a hydraulic hose spells danger. The highly pressured liquids used in hydraulic systems can pose a significant risk to personnel and property in the workplace, producing spillages that can cause slips and falls, creating a fire danger that could be potentially devastating. Chemical or corrosive liquids can cause life-changing injuries, such as severe burns, damage to eyesight or impaired breathing, and may also be carcinogenic.

Fortunately, leaking hoses are easy to spot, but administering repairs, as well as cleaning up spilled hydraulic fluids, is time-consuming and logistically difficult. Repairing damaged or worn hoses also means taking equipment out of service, affecting production and damaging profitability. As with many problems in industry, prevention – rather than the cure – is the best answer. Continue reading “How To Prevent Dangerous Leaks In Hydraulic Hoses”

How To Select The Right Hydraulic Hose For Your Application

In any hydraulic machine, the hoses are key components. While the pumps, actuators, valves, and fluid mechanisms are also central parts of the machinery, they would be unable to perform their roles without appropriate and operational hydraulic hoses. Hoses must be selected correctly because they should be durable enough to tolerate extremes of temperature and strong enough to withstand the movements of highly pressured fluids.

Hoses that are incorrectly chosen are liable to premature failure, which can damage equipment, cause extensive delays to the manufacturing process and inflict serious injury on machinery operatives.

When selecting the correct hydraulic hose for your machinery, make sure you consider these key factors: Continue reading “How To Select The Right Hydraulic Hose For Your Application”

6 Things To Look Out For When Selecting The Right Industrial Hose

Your system is only as durable as your weakest industrial hose – this statement works for any system and equipment that uses hoses. Even though hoses may look the same, they are highly sophisticated and diverse.

Choosing the wrong hose can lead to leaks, breakdowns, and potentially complete system failure. In order to select the right industrial hose, you need to take a careful approach to several parameters. Continue reading “6 Things To Look Out For When Selecting The Right Industrial Hose”