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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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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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