Hydraulic Essentials – The Evolution of O-ring Boss/Face Fittings

Hydraulic System Fitting Essentials Pipe Threads and High-Pressure Hydraulics For generations leakage around threaded pipe fittings was an accepted fact of life in high-pressure hydraulic systems. It wasn’t until WW2, with the advent of airborne high-pressure hydraulic systems in military aircraft that engineers began to reject fluid leakage around pipe thread connections as acceptable. Before the… Read more »

9 Signs You Are Dealing with True Hydraulic Hose Fitting Experts

The hydraulic hose fitting landscape is continually growing and evolving. Market researchers project continued growth of the global hydraulic hose and fitting market to continue through 2022, providing businesses with an increasing number of supplier options to fulfill their hydraulic hose fitting needs: “Technavio analysts forecast the global hydraulic hose and fittings market to grow at a… Read more »

Custom Hose Tech’s Supplier Spotlight: Parker Hannifin

Whether you work the rock quarry, food service, or aerospace industry, you have probably been using Parker Hannifin products for years. For over 100 years, Parker engineering solutions provided technology leaps that have supported war efforts, space exploration, and mining the depths of the earth. Parker has embraced the mission to engineer success for its… Read more »

Hydraulic Reliability is a Must For Injection Molding Machines

Hydraulics and Injection Molding “For controlling the enormous pressures created by relatively small energy inputs, hydraulic systems have been unparalleled,” states Deirdra Barr of Ethyl Petroleum Additives Ltd. in her informative article for Machinery Lubrication, titled “Injection Molding Hydraulics – The Pressure is Rising”. While rudimentary hydraulic systems have been evolving since the earliest days of civilization,… Read more »

8 Ways a Hydraulic Hose Fitting Technician Can Help Your Business Prosper

Enlisting the services of an experienced hydraulic hose fitting technician is one of the best steps you can take to ensure that your vehicles and machinery are kept in safe working order. In addition to providing emergency and preventive maintenance services, hose fitting technicians can provide a host of other services to keep your operations… Read more »

Maintaining Forklift Reliability and Hydraulic Systems

Extending the Forklift Service Life Forklifts, also popularly called lift trucks, are the irreplaceable workhorses in warehouses and manufacturing and processing facilities, lumberyards, and the freight moving industry. For those businesses who lease their forklifts, maintenance is not a concern, they’ll simply be exchanged for fresh, reliable machines when the lease is up. But for… Read more »

6 Steps to Repair a Hydraulic Hose

Whether you own and drive a vehicle, operate a heavy piece of machinery, or regularly use some other type of large industrial equipment, there is a very high probability that you rely on hydraulic hoses every day to use these things. So when one of your hydraulic hoses ends up with a leak or has… Read more »

10 Reasons to Use Industrial Hose Mobile Repair Service

Your company’s success hinges on your ability to deliver high-quality, uninterrupted service to your customers. Whether your company specializes in refrigeration devices, irrigation machines, or construction equipment, you cannot afford to allow a defective hose to halt productivity and service. By using mobile hose repair services, you can ensure that industrial hose defects are addressed… Read more »

Minnesota Quick Couplers

Custom Hose Tech is proud to provide a complete walk-in service and on-site mobile service 24 hours a day for all of your hose and fitting needs while you wait, and we have a wide range of quick couplers available at our store. Quick couplers can significantly reduce the need to close control valves, as well… Read more »

Signs You Need Your Industrial Hose Repaired

Needing industrial hose repair? Contact the professionals at Custom Hose Tech! When it comes to your hydraulic systems and the hose assemblies, you want them working in perfect order. They’re essential to your machines working correctly, after all, and completely replacing a hose when you haven’t planned to do so already is expensive. Knowing the… Read more »