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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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Uses for Un-reinforced PVC Hose

What is Un-reinforced PVC Hose? Un-reinforced PVC Hose is just one of the many high quality hoses we offer at Hose Shop. But what is Un-reinforced PVC Hose? This hose is manufactured from crystal clear compounds to ensure full visibility of the flow of the contents. Unlike

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Why buy Nylon Tubing From HoseShop?

Why buy Nylon Tubing From HoseShop?

What is Nylon Tubing? Nylon tubing has a significant role to play in a range of pneumatic applications. Nylon was initially produced in 1935 by Wallace Carothers of DuPont. It is a common name for a group of synthetic polymers which have a great number of uses.

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Hose Shop are at The Great Yorkshire Show This Week!

Hose Shop are at The Great Yorkshire Show This Week!

Come and see Hose Shop At The Great Yorkshire Show! This week sees the annual Great Yorkshire Show take place in Harrogate and Hose Shop are delighted to have the opportunity to be there to showcase some of our high quality hoses! Hoses are something we are

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