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How Do I Know Which Hoses and Fittings Are Right When Replacing a Hydraulic Hose Assembly?

November 12, 2020

Your hydraulic system comes with hoses, and when it’s time to replace them, you must be sure to get the right one for your specific assembly. That means choosing the right hoses and fittings from hundreds of hose models and thousands of fittings. Things have become more complicated as manufacturers make hydraulic hose assemblies in San Jose, CA smaller, designed to fit into tight spaces. Here’s how to tell which hoses are right for your hose assembly: Look for the ID or dash size: Hoses are measured by the inside diameter (ID), also known as the dash size. The sizes... View Article

Why High-Pressure Stainless Steel Fittings Are Best for Extreme Temperatures

October 19, 2020

Stainless steel is a term pretty much everyone has heard of, and it’s a pervasive part of modern society. More than 150 different grades of stainless steel exist. It’s put to use erecting skyscrapers. A form of stainless steel funnels toxic fumes from your vehicle as part of the exhaust system. It’s used to make everything from shipping containers to surgical tools. Stainless steel is everywhere in commercial kitchens and on industrial sites. Perhaps it’s no wonder that professionals working in extreme environments rely on high-pressure stainless steel fittings in San Jose, CA. Here’s why. What is stainless steel? First,... View Article

Need Fire Hose Adapters and Fittings? We Have Them!

October 5, 2020

Over the last several weeks, numerous Californians have found themselves without a home as wildfires swept across the state. Even more residents felt the sting that raging, uncontrollable fires can have on our property and air quality. Each year, we get a reminder of the sheer power of Mother Nature to turn our world on its head. And, every year, even as residents evacuate to avoid risk, America’s first responders wade into the danger. You don’t have to be an environmental scientist to understand that a firefighter’s best friend is water—millions and millions of gallons of quick, running water applied... View Article

Five Reasons Quick Disconnect Fittings Fail

September 25, 2020

Quick disconnect fittings are used to provide easy disconnection or connection of fluid lines. They do not require tools to assemble and disassemble, which makes them popular in busy equipment shops seeking to streamline their processes. However, if quick connects in San Jose, CA are not installed properly or you do not choose the correct fitting for your equipment, it can cause damage and failure. Here are five reasons you may face equipment failure and how to avoid them: Vibration: Applications like forklifts and jackhammers cause significant vibration. This can loosen fittings during use and later lead to failure when... View Article

We Make Custom Auto Brake Hoses in House!

September 11, 2020

Whether you restored a classic car or customized a modern vehicle, it can often be difficult to find replacement parts. This includes custom brake hoses. The automotive world is unfortunately never one-size-fits-all, and without a source for custom brake lines in San Jose, CA, your project may become a road hazard. Here are five advantages of our custom brake hoses and why they will work for you: Created while you wait: The days of waiting weeks for customs are over. Using BrakeQuip, our system produces nearly any brake hose or other custom setup within hours. Just bring in the old... View Article

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