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Using the Suction Hose in Crisis Situations

Using the Suction Hose in Crisis Situations

What is a suction hose? Suction hoses, sometimes called ‘hard suction hoses’, are a semi-rigid hose, often made from a flexible PVC that encases a rigid PVC helix. They operate under negative pressures, which means that a suction hose draws water from an unpressurised (or static) water

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Using an Industrial Food Grade Hose

The food industry is an extensive market that requires strict precautions and measurements in order to produce high quality, safe standards in relation to food and liquids. This applies to all aspects of the food process, even the food hoses that are used for suction and discharge

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Choosing the Right Water Hose for Transporting Water

Choosing the Right Water Hose for Transporting Water

There are a variety of water hose designs to effortlessly transport water from one place to another. Choosing the right water hose is crucial for you as the consumer to receive the best equipment that most suitably meets industry requirements. The following water hoses are the most

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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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