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Hose and Fittings Technical Bulletins and Guides

Browse our latest hose and fittings technical bulletins and guides:

Guide to Hose Compounds, Properties, and Their Applications When choosing the right hose for your application, it is helpful to understand the benefits of different hose materials. Before we get into the various types of rubber compounds, let’s begin with a primer into the origin of natural rubber. The para’ rubber tree is the major …

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Industrial Hose Guide When talking with customers, it often becomes apparent that industry terms have different meanings for different people. One such misunderstood term is industrial hose, which customers assume only includes hose to carry air or gas. In reality, uses for industrial hose include abrasive materials, acid, chemicals, compressed gases, food, beverage, fuel, oil, …

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Hydraulic Hose Pressure Ratings: Working Pressure vs Burst Pressure When designing a hydraulic system or replacing a hose assembly, it’s important to know the conditions of it’s application. specifically, the working pressure for the application and whether the pressure is dynamic or static. The working pressure is the highest amount of pressure that the hose …

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Hose Fitting Conversion Adapter Guide When working with equipment manufactured in different parts of the world, one of the most important factors to take into consideration is the system measurement in the place of origin. With items equipped for hydraulics or pneumatics, hose and fitting connectors can come in a variety of thread configurations such …

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Technical Guide: Proper Hydraulic Hose Routing Proper Hydraulic Hose Routing Simplifies Maintenance and Reduces Failure When high-pressure hydraulic hoses fail, they can be responsible for lost productivity, equipment failure, and personal injury – all coming at a steep cost to the machine or company owner. In hydraulically controlled equipment, some component locations cannot be changed due …

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Technical Guide: Step-By-Step Hydraulic Hose Assembly Many businesses opt to keep their own crimp machine on premises for quick and easy hose assemblies. Cross Hose and Fittings outfits businesses with equipment and provides training to keep hose quality and safety top of mind. These are step-by-step instructions for hydraulic hose assembly. Step 1: Gather Required Tools …

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