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...

E-Billing is now available

Posted by E-Billing Administrator on 2/1/2013 to Company news
Customers can now receive invoices and statements by email...

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...

Gates Hose Tip: Proper Routing

Posted by Gates Hydraulics on 11/21/2012 to Products
If your application requires a tight bend radius, consider using bent couplings, adapters or bend restrictors to relieve stress on the hose.

Chemical hose cleaning and storage tips

Posted by Gates Hose Safety Tip on 10/30/2012 to Products
To properly clean a chemical hose, follow these simple steps...

Gates Hose Tip: Working Under Pressure

Posted by Gates Hydraulics on 10/3/2012 to Products
A hose should be used at or below its rated working pressure.
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