Foreign equipment and machinery are being purchased and imported into the United States at an increasing rate. If these items are equipped with hydraulics or pneumatics, then it is likely that the port threads on the motion controls along with the hoses and tubing will have Metric or British type threads.
The new SS201 GOLIATH™ series hose from Parker is made of a thick rubber tube that provides superior resistance to abrasive materials going through the hose up to 180°F. The thick wall provides kink resistance for unimpeded flow and the SBR cover provides resistance to abrasion, cuts, gouging, scuffs, and weathering.
The routing of a hose assembly and the environment in which the hose assembly operates directly influence the service life of the hose assembly. Proper routing of hose assemblies will maximize service life and ensure a safe working functionality.
Labeling hose assemblies will improve productivity by reducing downtime and maintenance costs. Parker Tracking System (PTS) is an innovative component-tagging and asset management solution offered through Parker production facilities and business partners, like Cross Hose & Fittings.
In a previous blog, we discussed the common industry acronym S.T.A.M.P.E.D. This acronym is short for Size, Temperature, Application, Material/Media, Pressure, Ends, Delivery.
Today we will touch on the first one, Size.
Many businesses opt to keep their own crimp machine on premises for quick and easy hose assemblies. Cross Hose and Fittings outfits these businesses with their machines and provides training to keep hose quality and safety top of mind. Here are step-by-step instructions for hydraulic hose assembly.