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Winterizing Your Hydraulic Hoses In Minnesota

Winter is almost here, and with it comes some decreases in temperature. The winter months do not just call for turning up the heat and pulling out your winter clothing. Many industries do not have a choice expect to shift their gears due to the cooler and colder temperatures. For instance, any industry that utilizes… Read more »

O-Ring Boss Replacement Minnesota

Making sure your fluids make it safely from one place to another is crucial in hydraulics. Losing the fluids can lead to a malfunctioning machine and losing money. There are safety problems that a leak can create too, such as tripping hazards. Unfortunately, leaks can happen, and they often appear at the weakest point in… Read more »

Eliminate Significant Downtime With Hydraulic Hose Maintenance

Hydraulic hoses are precisely the lifelines of the majority of construction equipment. Nothing can put an end to a team’s productivity faster than a punctured or blown hose. When you take time to monitor the condition of your hydraulic hoses and fittings, you can significantly reduce the number of failures you experience in your productions…. Read more »

When You Need Hydraulic Hose Fitting Conversion

When You Might Need Fitting Conversions Hydraulic hoses do many wonderful things for industries. However, they are only as useful as their fittings. Fittings ensure that the hoses connect to the things that they need to in order to move fluids without leaks, and doing this can require conversion fittings and navigating different metrics. After… Read more »

Hydraulic Hose Fitting Diagnostics: Avoiding Common Hose Failures

Hose failure has conferred a persistent problem to hydraulic equipment operators. Careful and thorough visual inspections are not always able to prevent hydraulic hoses from failing. When a hose failure occurs, identifying the cause of the issue and taking the necessary steps to correct the issue will help operators and engineers minimize system downtime in… Read more »

Do You Have A Maintenance Plan For Your Industrial Hose Fittings?

Even in situations when hoses have been properly selected and installed, the lifespan of the hoses may not be extended if there is no maintenance plan in place. How often you should inspect the hoses or consider replacing the hoses before the failure actually happens will depend on a variety of factors, including the following:… Read more »

Do You Have A Hydraulic Hose Leak?

Hydraulic Hose Leaks Hydraulic leaks can lead to many companies losing a significant amount of money and time because more manpower will have to be put into locating and repairing the leak. Not only will more manpower be needed to repair any leak that exists, but more power will be needed to replace hydraulic oil…. Read more »

Choosing Hydraulic Hose Fittings In Minnesota

Industrial machines and equipment continue to be designed and produced in all areas of the world. The hydraulic systems that are used to create the machines and equipment that are used on a daily basis will use a variety of fittings and adapters. In addition to using different fittings and adapters, the systems will have… Read more »

What You Need To Know About Non Standard Hose Fittings

Fittings Basics Hydraulic hoses can be unique, like your business. Here are some things you should know if the fittings of your hoses are also unique. Hydraulic fittings are metal parts that join things together, and, as such, they have to meet exacting standards. They have to work with the particular temperature, fluid, and pressure… Read more »

Custom Hose Tech: The Answer to Vital Hydraulic Hose Questions

In the hydraulic hose industry, it’s never one size fits all, and there are questions you should ask hydraulic hose companies. At Custom Hose Tech, we’re committed to delivering the hydraulic hose assemblies that are right for every customer’s application. Life span and performance are two main factors in selecting hydraulic hose assemblies. What is… Read more »