A new ISO Technical Specification has recently been published and is now available from the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). ISO/TS 17165-2:2013 (supersedes ISO/TR 17165-2:2006) Hydraulic fluid power – Hose assemblies – Part 2: Practices for hydraulic hose assemblies The Technical Specification provides guidelines for selection, routing, fabrication, installation, replacement, maintenance and storage of hose […]
Hose / Tubing
Parker Hannifin Corporation’s Tube Fitting Division recently launched Parker FittingFinder, an innovative mobile, tablet and Web-based App that brings the hydraulic tube fitting and adapter identification process to users’ fingertips. The App allows customers to quickly and easily identify and locate fittings by selecting the fitting’s shape, end type, size and material. Using that information, […]
Kurt Hydraulics has announced the launch of its newly redesigned and expanded website www.kurthydraulics.com. The site showcases a revamped brand identity as a leading designer and manufacturer of hydraulic couplings and hoses. The site showcases Kurt’s comprehensive line of SAE hydraulic hose products and components that are designed to create total hydraulic system solutions. The […]
RYCO released their H6032, 2” ID, 6,100 PSI pressure rated hose. The H6032, 2” Internal Diameter, 6,100 PSI rated hose was tested to over 1,000,000 impulse cycles and carries an impressive 15 ¾” minimum bend radius, making this hose the most flexible 6,100 PSI rated hose on the market today. It is also available in […]
Gates Corp. has announced G8K MegaSpiral hydraulic hose as part of its new and improved MegaSys product line.
Gates has re-engineerd its LifeGuard sleeving system with an additional layer of nylon reinforcement that increases worker protection for 4000- and 5000-psi hydraulic hose applications.
Eaton Corp. has launched a new technology that enables reporting of imminent hose assembly failure by means of real-time monitoring of high pressure hose assemblies used in hydraulic systems. Eaton’s LifeSense hose, a patented hydraulic hose condition monitoring system, was developed in conjunction with Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation’s Office of Technology Commercialization.
Eaton Corp. announced the availability of new Guardian hose sleeve that protects equipment operators from potential injuries resulting from hose failures.
XTR (extreme resistance) coated hose and tube fittings from Parker Hannifin Corp. provide corrosion protection for mobile and industrial applications that come into contact with nitrogen-based fertilizers and other harsh chemicals or environmental elements.
Gates Corp. MegaSys product line’s constant pressure spiral-wire and wire-braid hoses can be bent up to one-third the SAE specification, and its MegaCrimp and GlobalSpiral couplings guarantee leak-free connections with MegaSys hoses with maximum working pressures as high as 8000 psi.