Categories for Hydraulic Hose

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

We Have a New Location to Serve You in Pacheco, CA

June 5, 2020

Royal Brass Incorporated has been serving Northern California clients since 1952. As a family owned and operated company, we’re always looking for ways to expand our business, without losing the great customer service, quality products and affordable prices that you’ve grown used to over the years. We’re pleased to announce that your favorite hydraulic hose company in San Jose, CA has now expanded to a new location: you can get the same great products and level of service at our store in Pacheco, CA. Royal Brass Incorporated in Pacheco, CA Our new location in Pacheco offers you the opportunity to... View Article

Tips to Help You Better Identify Hydraulic Threads

April 24, 2020

Hydraulic systems for industrial machines and equipment use a wide variety of different types of adapters, fittings and sealing methods. What can be confusing is that thread forms across brass adapters in San Jose, CA might look alike, making it difficult to identify the specific type, not to mention time consuming if you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for. You need to know the thread type if you’re going to be able to select the proper replacement part when you’re performing maintenance and repairs on your equipment. If you install the wrong part, this could result in some significant... View Article

Pneumatic Couplings and Preventing Hose Whip

November 6, 2019

When a pneumatic hose breaks free from its couplings, the issue is called “hose whip,” and it can be dangerous. They require much lower pressure than hydraulic systems, but ISO and OSHA have strict standards regarding what must be done to prevent hose whip. Hose whip occurs when the pressurized hose breaks loose and whips about the space. Naturally, this can cause damage and injury to both workers and their workspace, which is why ISO and OSHA demand that these hoses be kept away from workers. The restraint systems have two major components: a hose collar or clamp, and a... View Article

A Guide to Flanges: What You Need to Know

November 6, 2019

A flange is a fitting that goes around a round object, such as a pipe, in order to strengthen it and add the opportunity to attach additional components to the pipe. They can also join pipes, valves, gauges and other components. Flanges come in a variety of materials, including stainless and other types of steel, carbon and aluminum. The type of flange you need depends on the type of fluid your piping system is transporting and how you will join them (either screwing or welding together). There are no building standards that demand the use of flanges, but they can... View Article

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