What Are the Different Types of Hoses Available?

Hoses are more than just flexible, reinforced tubes. They are the engine of your operation, transferring fluids for a variety of applications in today’s major sectors. Each sector has its own set of demands, and choosing the appropriate sort of hose—as well as the material and size—is critical to your business’s success. Types of Hoses […]

4 Reasons Why Your Hose Might Be Leaking

Chances are that your hydraulic hose is not leaking because it’s faulty. The most common hydraulic hose leaks are due to incorrect fitting or installation. In addition, if an O-ring is missing or damaged, or if excessive over-under-torquing has occurred, the seal may not be properly aligned, and worse yet, the threads may be destroyed. […]

Wire Braid vs Spiral Hydraulic Hose: What’s the Difference?

Sometimes we take basic information for granted in the fluid power business. The quest for knowledge begins with a grasp of the fundamentals, and there’s no greater lesson than understanding the distinctions between two fundamental hydraulic hose construction types. The distinction between wire braid and spiral wound hydraulic hose is a frequently asked question. After […]

Should You Cap Your Hose Assemblies?

After you properly clean and crimp your hydraulic hose assembly, there is still one more step to make sure the hose stays free of contamination before use. To do this, you should cap the hose ends with either protective injection molded plastic caps and plugs, or heat-shrinkable capsules. Here are some of the available options: […]