<strong>Hydraulic Hose Assembly Routing Guidelines to Extend Service Life</strong>

Hydraulic Hose Assembly Routing Guidelines to Extend Service Life

Looking to accommodate your heavy equipment needs without stressing your hydraulic system? Want to stop wasting money on failed high-pressure hydraulic hose systems? It’s time to evaluate your hydraulic hose routing techniques. The first step to creating an efficient and reliable high-pressure hydraulic hose assembly is by correctly routing and installing the hoses and tubing…

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How to Choose and Use Hydraulic Hoses for Extended Service Life During Winter Months 

How to Choose and Use Hydraulic Hoses for Extended Service Life During Winter Months 

When hydraulic hose assemblies fail, it’s usually because of improper hose and fitting selection from the start. By not choosing the right hydraulic hoses and fittings, you run the risk of pressure surges, tube erosion, fluid incompatibility, abrasion or breakdown from chemical exposure.   Other effects of failed hydraulic hose assembly include:   Safety implications Decreased production Burns, fires…

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Guide to Choosing the Best Quick Disconnect Couplings for Hydraulic Hose Assemblies

Guide to Choosing the Best Quick Disconnect Couplings for Hydraulic Hose Assemblies

Quick disconnect couplings provide fast and easy connection and disconnection of fluid lines in industrial equipment, machinery and tooling. Quick disconnects are used to replace existing connections that require tools to assemble or disassemble.   Otherwise known as quick connect fittings or quick release couplings, high-quality quick disconnect (QD) couplings can reduce the time required for…

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How to Calculate the Correct Hydraulic Hose Length and Avoid Hose Failure

How to Calculate the Correct Hydraulic Hose Length and Avoid Hose Failure

Failed hydraulic hose assemblies do more than slow production, they can also cause expensive equipment failure and result in catastrophic injury. Leaks alone can cause slips, trips and falls, putting your workforce at risk. What happens when it’s more than a little leak? High-pressure hoses can pierce skin; while flammable or hazardous materials can result in burns or even…

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How to Choose the Right Quick Disconnect Fitting for Pneumatic Systems

How to Choose the Right Quick Disconnect Fitting for Pneumatic Systems

For fast and easy connection and disconnection of pneumatic lines, quick disconnect fittings are an ideal solution. Quick disconnects can be used to connect power sources like air compressors to the tool and usually consist of two parts; the coupler (female part) and the plug (male part). Within the coupler is often a valve that…

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Premature Hydraulic Hose Failure Costs and Prevention Tips

Premature Hydraulic Hose Failure Costs and Prevention Tips

Premature hydraulic hose failure is a common, but largely preventable problem that costs businesses thousands in unnecessary costs, worker injuries and production delays every year. Understanding your hydraulic hose assembly is the first step to avoiding early hydraulic hose failure and keeping your operations running smooth. To help, we offer insight on the most common…

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Easier Hydraulic Hose Selection with Eaton’s Intelligent Layline Design

Easier Hydraulic Hose Selection with Eaton’s Intelligent Layline Design

Equipment that moves, turns, lifts, digs or hauls depends on tough and durable hydraulic hose assemblies to get the job done. Eaton helps transportation, manufacturing and construction professionals tackle their toughest jobs with expertly designed rubber hydraulic hose assemblies that offer longer service life and increased durability in the most demanding applications. But it doesn’t…

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Clues for Recognizing and Avoiding Counterfeit Hydraulic Hoses and Assemblies

Clues for Recognizing and Avoiding Counterfeit Hydraulic Hoses and Assemblies

It’s no surprise that purchasing counterfeit products is never a good idea. Not only are these products typically lower quality than the real ones, but they are illegal and for good reason. When you purchase imitation products unknowingly or otherwise, you could be supporting criminal activity that includes unfair working conditions, environmental damage, child labor…

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Superior’s Simple Guide to Understanding Hydraulic Hose and Fitting Assembly

Superior’s Simple Guide to Understanding Hydraulic Hose and Fitting Assembly

Have you ever experienced hydraulic hose failure and thought “Great, how am I going to fix this quickly so I can get back to work?” You’re not alone. Hydraulic hose failure can cause production to come to a grinding halt and is often caused by abrasion, material erosion, improper assembly, fluid incompatibility, high temperatures or…

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