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How To Ensure Hydraulic Hose Safety

The integrity of the hydraulic hose is vital to the proper functioning of the entire hydraulic system. That’s why hydraulic hose safety is one of the top priorities for engineers. With the right approach to maintenance, hydraulic hoses can serve for many years ensuring the proper functioning of the system. Continue reading “How To Ensure Hydraulic Hose Safety”

Calculating Hydraulic Hose Dimensions In 3 Easy Steps

Determining which spare parts your hydraulic system requires isn’t always easy. A mistake made at the stage of hydraulic hose dimension calculation can affect the bottom line in an unfortunate manner.

Ideally, all dimensions should be calculated by a professional. If you don’t have an opportunity to ask for expert assistance, there are some things you can do on your own. Continue reading “Calculating Hydraulic Hose Dimensions In 3 Easy Steps”

How To Crimp Hydraulic Hose Fittings

Getting the crimp just right is a critical element of successful and reliable hydraulic hose maintenance. Therefore it requires the correct tools for the job and a methodical and professional approach. Rushing may result in an under-crimped or over-crimped connection, which means trouble down the line.

  • Under-crimping may permit fluid to travel back up the hose beneath the outer casing, thus causing blistering and weakening the hose
  • Over-crimping may compress the end fitting, resulting in constricted flow or even blockage of the fluid payload

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