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Which Hydraulic Hose Fittings Should You Choose?

Which Hydraulic Hose Fittings Should You Choose?

  Hydraulic hose fittings are parts used to connect hoses, pipes and tubes on hydraulic systems. It is important to choose the correct hydraulic hose fitting to maintain seal quality, hose pressure and reduce the risk of torqueing. There is an extensive range of hydraulic hose fittings

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PVC vs Polyurethane: Which Hose is Right for You?

PVC vs Polyurethane: Which Hose is Right for You?

Polyurethane (PU) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) are both popular materials when it comes to hose. Both materials are forms of thermoplastic, which means that they will become pliable when they reach a certain temperature and harden again as they cool. They can also both be made in

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The Chemical Delivery Process Explained

The Chemical Delivery Process Explained

Whether they’re used for paints, cleaning products or industrial applications, chemicals are an essential part of our daily lives. They feature in everything from the water we drink to the clothes we wear. However, not many people are aware of how chemicals are manufactured and delivered. The

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PVC Uses and Properties for Industry

PVC Uses and Properties for Industry

There are many PVC uses and properties, making it an incredibly popular material across a wide range of industries. It can be found in sectors ranging from agriculture to water supply, with key features such as its density, durability and value for money making it the obvious

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Hose Shop at The Great Yorkshire Show

Hose Shop at The Great Yorkshire Show

At Hose shop, we are looking forward to exhibiting for another year at the Great Yorkshire Show! This year, the show falls on Tuesday 11th – Thursday 13th of July. Featuring the pinnacle of British farming and agriculture, the Great Yorkshire Show has been officially going since

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Expert Tips on Selecting the Right Hydraulic Hose

Expert Tips on Selecting the Right Hydraulic Hose

  A Hydraulic Hose is designed to transmit pressurised fluids to machinery, but choosing the right hose and hydraulic hose fittings is crucial before purchasing. This can be done through using the STAMPED method. Size In order to maintain optimum function, the inside diameter of the hose

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What is a Jubilee Clip?

What is a Jubilee Clip?

A Jubilee Clip is a hose clamp in the form of a circular metal band, with a worm gear fixed to the end. Designed to hold a hose onto a pipe or other fitting, these clips are mostly known by their brand name, Jubilee. However, in places that

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Using the Layflat Hose in Industry

Using the Layflat Hose in Industry

What is a Layflat Hose? A layflat hose is a reinforced PVC hose which can collapse upon itself for storage purposes. These types of hoses are primarily used for irrigation and water supply. However, they are also popular among industries such as construction engineering for their flexible,

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Why Use Fire Protection Sleeve?

What Is Fire Protection Sleeve Fire protection sleeve is a sleeve designed for protecting a wide range of hoses. Made from “E” glass fibre yarn knitted to form a sleeve and coated with high grade iron oxide silicone elastomer rubber. When exposed to flame, the high grade

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The Benefits of Layflat Hose

What is Layflat Hose? Layflat hose is made from PVC. As the name suggests one of its key properties is the hose’s ability to be laid flat for storage purposes; they are used for the delivery of water in roles such as construction or irrigation; when it

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