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What is a Hose Clamp and How Does it Work?

What is a Hose Clamp and How Does it Work?

As one of the most regularly used hose accessories, questions surrounding hose clamps use frequent and plentiful. The following guide will explain exactly what a hose clamp is, the different types of hose clamp available, their uses, and how to care for your clamps. The different industries

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How To Connect Hoses Together

How To Connect Hoses Together

One of the most common questions we receive is ‘can you connect hoses together?’, and following on from this, how to connect a hose. The answer to the above is a resounding yes! You can indeed connect industrial hoses together, and even better, all you need is

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Hose by Industry: Which Hose Should You Choose?

Hose by Industry: Which Hose Should You Choose?

With a considerable range of industrial hose to choose from, it can often be difficult to know which is the best fit for your particular industry. This is not a new problem at all, and there are many cases of industries using hoses that are not optimal

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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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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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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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Summer Preparation: Irrigation with Layflat Hoses

Summer Preparation: Irrigation with Layflat Hoses

Although we may still be in the ice cold clutches of winter, believe it or not summer will be upon us before we know it. Although Britain isn’t famed for its sunshine and drought conditions, this isn’t completely unheard of, and during the especially hot summer months

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