Hose Assembly Tips

March 17, 2017
What is nonconductive hose?What is nonconductive hose?

Engineers and technicians specifying hoses for hydraulic circuits routinely consider factors like pressure ratings and flow capacity.

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If the fitting comes apart from an old hose should I crimp a new fitting or replace the hose?If the fitting comes apart from an old hose should I crimp a new fitting or replace the hose?

You brought it back and you have enough room so that you can cut off 4 in. of that hose and then reuse it.

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Stainless Steel Push-in Fittings (316L)Stainless Steel Push-in Fittings (316L)

C.matic’s PX-Line is our Stainless Steel Push-to-Connect Fittings Line. Suitable for all those applications where brass, nickel-plated and acetal fittings are not compatible. The new AISI 316L fitting was developed to withstand corrosive environments (substances), to channel aggressive fluids and to be used in the food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The C.matic Stainless Steel (PX-Line) comes with FPM seals to guarantee the optimum performance at the highest temperatures.

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White Paper Available - Quick DisconnectsWhite Paper Available - Quick Disconnects

Information you need to know to specify a quick disconnect. Download this white paper to learn about M3, M5, 10-32 , M8 and ¼-28 single shut-off, double shut-off, dry break, no shut-off, latching styles, pressure ratings, effective orifice size and more.

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Kuriyama’s Piranhaflex hydraulic hose offers kink resistance, flexural rigidityKuriyama’s Piranhaflex hydraulic hose offers kink resistance, flexural rigidity

Series PF267NC has an orange non-conductive (REACH Compliant), non-pin pricked cover.

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Avoiding the dangers of hydraulic hose failureAvoiding the dangers of hydraulic hose failure

The dangers associated with hydraulic systems, specifically, hydraulic hose assemblies can be devastating.

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Your FittingYour Fitting

The Flaretite Seal is a metal stamping, designed with multiple, concentric sealing rings. The entire seal is coated with a dry-to-the-touch, baked-on Loctite™ sealant. When inserted into a fitting, the concentric rings form multiple seals down the face of the flare, while the Loctite coating fills minor imperfections, dramatically increasing the integrity of the fitting. New ISO and NFPA standards strongly recommend seals for all fittings.

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WHITE PAPER: Anderson Metals Brass FittingsWHITE PAPER: Anderson Metals Brass Fittings

Nearly all fluid power systems or circuits use compressed air or hydraulic fluid as their operating media and include a series of fittings that connect pumps, valves, motors, actuators and other components with hose and tubing. Over time, fitting designs have advanced to improve performance and ease of installation with the overall function remaining to contain fluids and gases within the pressure systems.

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February 2017 issue: Fluid Power drives mega dozer + moreFebruary 2017 issue: Fluid Power drives mega dozer + more

If you were sick of the political back and forth and totally divested yourself from TV and the Internet last week, you might have missed the news that Caterpillar, the Peoria, Ill. behemoth, is moving its headquarters to Chicago, a few hours by car (and a good bit longer by construction truck, I assume) up the highway.

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Carbon Trust launches tenders for floating wind studies

Carbon Trust's studies are part of a joint industry project to better understand the anticipated risks and opportunities of developing floating wind farms on a commercial scale.

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Automatic lubricant for wind turbines

Wind turbines require proper lubrication but can be challenging and costly to service. SKF and Lincoln-branded automatic lubrication increases turbine uptime and extends maintenance intervals.

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video Talking with keeper of the Cleveland's Iconic Wind Turbine

People driving on the Memorial Shoreway through downtown Cleveland cannot help but be impressed when they pass a working utility scale wind turbine on the north side of the freeway. WPED editor Paul Dvorak learns more about the machine in this interview with Facilities Manager Jeff Gadd.

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