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Hydraulic Hose Assembly Application Guidelines – ISO/TS 17165-2

Hydraulic Hose Assembly Application Guidelines – ISO/TS 17165-2

Hydraulic hose and hose assemblies require careful selection, fabrication, installation, and maintenance to reduce the likelihood of..

06/30/2014 with 0 Comments
Determining Root Causes

Determining Root Causes

We have read hundreds of incident reports in which some of the injuries were minor to several incidents that resulted in multiple..

04/28/2014 with 0 Comments
Vacuum Hose and Fittings

Vacuum Hose and Fittings

Most applications involving vacuum pick-and-place components utilize small-diameter hose and tubing—the same hose and tubing used on..

05/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Spiral Flex Hydraulic Hose

Spiral Flex Hydraulic Hose

The Kurt Tuff spiral flex hydraulic hose is engineered for rugged, high-pressure hydraulic applications up to 6,235 psi. Designed for..

05/01/2013 with 1 Comment
Conductor Face-Off: Hose Versus Tube

Conductor Face-Off: Hose Versus Tube

What do lifting chains, bladder-type accumulators, and hydraulic hoses all have in common? Well, they typically have only one mode of..

02/01/2013 with 1 Comment
Hose Abrasion

Hose Abrasion

When an operation relies on hydraulic hose, evaluating it for potential abrasion is paramount. Industry and user experience agree 70% of..

12/24/2012 with 1 Comment
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