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Why Hydraulic Hose Maintenance Is Important

August 26, 2022

Hydraulic hoses are an integral part of the hydraulic system. If these hoses fail, your system and productivity can come to a stop, which is expensive and frustrating. This is why your hydraulic hose maintenance is crucially important. Maintenance should include not only immediate repairs of issues, but also regular checks for potential issues. This guide will introduce you to some of the benefits and important aspects of hydraulic hose maintenance and provide a hydraulic hose inspection checklist to assist you. Preventive Maintenance Vs Reactive Maintenance Preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance are two important factors you should always consider. Preventative... View Article

What’s the Difference Between 37 and 45 Degree Flares?

August 12, 2022

When working with tubing or pipe, you may need to create flares on the ends of the tubes. Flares help keep the tubing or pipe from coming loose and make it easier to attach fittings or connectors. There are two main types of flares: 37-degree flares and 45-degree flares. This blog post will discuss the differences between these two types of flares and help you decide which one is right for your project. 37 Degree Flares 37-degree flares are the most common type of flare. They’re used in a wide variety of applications, and they are relatively easy to create.... View Article

What Type of O-Ring Material Is Right for My Application?

July 29, 2022

When it comes to choosing the right O ring material for your application, there are many factors to consider. Temperature range, chemical exposure, and abrasion resistance are just a few of the important considerations. This blog post will discuss the different types of O ring materials available and help you choose the right one for your needs. Types of O Ring Materials Many types of Orings materials are available on the market, each with its unique set of properties. The most common o-ring materials are: Nitrile (Buna-N) Nitrile is a synthetic rubber that offers excellent resistance to oils and chemicals.... View Article

What Are Flanges and Why Are They Used?

July 15, 2022

If you are in the manufacturing or construction industries, you have likely heard the term "flange." But what are flanges, and why are they used? In this blog post, we will discuss the definition of a flange and some of its most common applications. What Are Flanges? A flange is a hardware device used to connect two pipes or other pieces of equipment together. They are typically made from metals such as carbon steel, stainless steel, or aluminum. Flanges come in various sizes and shapes, depending on the application. What Are Flanges Used For? Flanges are used for a variety... View Article

How Do You Measure Tubing?

June 24, 2022

Are you wondering how to measure tubing? Tubing is typically measured using the outside diameter, which is specified in inches or a fraction of an inch. Pipes are measured using nominal pipe size. It is related to the outside diameter but is much different. Read on to find more information about how tubing is measured, including wall thickness. Measuring Tubing When measuring tubing, always remember that the outside diameter is not the same as the pipe size. For example, a 1-1/2’’ pipe size has an outside diameter of 1.9’’ instead of 1.5’’. For any size that ranges between 1/8- 12... View Article

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