Hose Tip: Assembly Pressure Rating

Posted by Gates Hose Tip on 1/23/2014 to Products
The rated working pressure for a hose assembly is based on the lowest rated component in the assembly.

Static electricity hazards with hose products and dry materials

Posted by Gates Hose Safety Tip on 8/7/2013 to Products
Movement of dry material through a rubber or plastic hose can generate enough static electricity to be hazardous...

New fume exhaust hose handles high temperatures up to 1200°F

Posted by Central States Hose on 7/1/2013 to Industry news
Flexaust has introduced a new flexible high temperature ducting hose that handles extreme heat.

Durability of Gates Mustang Acid-Chemical Hose

Posted by Gates industrial hose tip on 5/1/2013 to Products
There are more than 1,500 acid-chemical solutions used in today’s manufacturing processes, and Gates Mustang® acid-chemical hose resists more than 950 of them...

Gates Hose Tip: Fluid Compatibility

Posted by Gates hose tip on 4/1/2013 to Products
Hose life can be drastically shortened if the hose isn’t compatible with the fluid being transferred. Always review the Gates chemical compatibility chart...

Resisting Corrosion

Posted by Gates hose tip on 3/1/2013 to Products
Hose systems are often exposed to fertilizers, road and sea salt, and UV radiation, which can break down the steel in couplings, creating corrosion and rust on the surface of the metal. Protect against rust by...

Basic hose inspection tips

Posted by Gates Hose Safety Tip on 1/1/2013 to Products
Inspect hose on a daily basis for signs of cover damage, blisters, damaged reinforcement...

Gates Hose Tip: Proper Length & Support

Posted by Gates hose tip on 12/1/2012 to Products
Pressurized hose can shorten up, so allow some slack in hose length...
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