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Parker Resource With no need for threaded connections or soldering, Parker Transair compressed air piping helps contractors build cost efficient air systems that are leak and corrosion free. Not only are they easier and faster to install than traditional pipe air systems, they are also a sustainable as components are reusable and can be easily …

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Parker Resource Drop by drop, gallon by gallon, hydraulic oil leakage can get expensive.  What you lose goes beyond just the oil and replacement oil itself… consider energy loss, environmental issues, safety hazards, hazardous waste disposal, downtime, as well as potential legal issues.  All may result in lost revenue from what could have been prevented. …

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Parker Resource The information running down the length of a hydraulic hose is the called the hose layline.  This is a series of identifiers and details specifying information about the hose, usually for reordering purposes. Just as importantly, however, this information will specify items such as hose diameter, maximum working pressure, temperature range, and more. …

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Parker Resource Do you know which crimp is needed for your hose? Take a look at the crimp guide from Parker which shows a range of crimper options along with crimp types and techniques. If your operation is performing hose assembly on site, Cross hose and fitting experts can work with your team to find …

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Parker Resource Top Ten Tips for Hydraulic Hose Routing Safety and performance are top considerations when using a hydraulic hose. To guarantee productivity and prevent potential hazards in the work environment, proper installation is imperative. A safe work environment and desired performance both require proper hydraulic hose routing, and these helpful installation tips are one …

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Parker Resource What type of media are you moving through your hose lines? Take a look at this this chemical resistance guide from Parker for a reference of which media should be moved with various types of hose such as I-V, steel, brass and stainless steel. The team at Cross hose and fittings has years …

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Parker Resource Do you know what thread type is needed for your application? Take a look at this this thread guide from Parker which shows a range of threads and fittings. Our hose and fitting experts have years of experience sizing and building hoses of all types. Take a look the technical guide and contact …

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Parker Resource In recent years there have been concerns about the permeation of LP Gas through LP Gas hose. While wet or sitting in water, bubbling has been observed from the pinprick holes in the cover. Others have observed gas slowly escaping from the area where the ferrule attaches to the coupling insert. Some users …

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Parker Resource This chart from Parker shows friction loss in water hose by U.S. gallons per minute and the internal diameter of hose in inches. Our hose and fittings group has been working with Parker for years and can help your team determine which hose and fittings products are best for your operation. Download the Technical …

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