Glossary of terms | Central States Hose
American Petroleum Institute Thread.
a general term referring to any hose coupled with end fittings of any style attached to one or both ends.
hose in which the reinforcing material has been applied by braiding.
pressure at which a hose will fail and burst.
A type of quick-connect fitting that allows connection and disconnection by means of arm(s) or cam(s) on the female fitting. The seal requires a gasket, available in various materials. These fittings are frequently used on industrial hose assemblies.
the relative degree to which a material may contact another without corrosion, degradation or adverse change of properties.
the ability of a particular polymer, rubber compound, or metal to exhibit minimal physical and/or chemical property changes when in contact with one or more chemicals for a specified length of time, at specified concentrations, pressure, and temperat
a combustible liquid is one having a flash point at or above +100°F
the mixture of rubber or plastic and other materials
individual lengths of hose with couplings attached
A frequently used alternative term for hose end fitting.
the distance across opposite flats after crimping.
a hose end fitting attachment method utilizing a crimping machine to create a secure installation.
the hose length to be subtracted from the overall assembly length that allows for the hose coupling end connection extension beyond the end of the hose.
an instrument for measuring the hardness of rubber and plastic compounds.
the condition resulting from the inside and outside diameters not having a common center
the escape, usually of gases, through a material. See permeation.
any one of a group of polymeric materials
an internal pressure which acts outward toward the ends of the tube.
Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer; an elastomer. A type of rubber frequently used for water hose.
Ethyl Vinyl Acetate
forced through the shaping die of an extruder
impression formed on the rubber surface during vulcanization by contact with fabric jacket or wrapper.
The external part of the coupling which serves to hold the insert to the hose.
slip-on or integrally extruded sleeve used to retard the effects of fire in certain applications
Metal ring attached to pipe nipples
an organic compound containing fluorine directly bonded to carbon
garden hose thread.
gallons per minute.
the property or ability to resist the deteriorating effects of elevated temperatures.
a shape formed by spiraling a wire or other reinforcement around the cylindrical body of a hose, typically used in suction hose to prevent the hose from collapsing under vacuum.