A Guide to Hydraulic Hose Fittings: Ball Valves

  Hydraulic valves are a critical component in hydraulic power systems. Their designed purpose is to regulate hydraulic-system flow and pressure of water or oil. Valves also contribute to maintaining a balanced state of power dynamics within their hydraulic system installations. Various types of valves perform specific hydraulic system functions. Ball valve hose fittings are… Read more »

Hose Fittings and Adapters: The Difference and The Proprietary Fit

At Custom Hose Tech, we make it our business to stock, deliver, or custom design the hydraulic hoses and components that our customers need to operate. We are the experts when it comes to unusual metrics, non-standard hoses, and fittings. When working with hydraulic equipment, fit is everything. The Difference Between Hose Fittings and Adapters… Read more »

Understanding Power Steering Hoses

Minnesota Power Steering Hose Services No matter what kind of vehicle you are operating, automobile to industrial equipment, one of the most overlooked items that should be on your checklist, is the power steering hose.  Oh, sure, it will let you know when there is a problem.  But a regular checklist could prevent downtime for… Read more »

What to Know About Hydraulic Hose

Hydraulic hose in a system carries the pressurized liquid to linked components. It is flexible and allows the connection of components to the most desirable and efficient places in a circuit. The hose allows bridging across long distances, through tight areas, and will bend around corners. Hydraulic hose consists of three layers, which maintain a… Read more »

We specialize in unusual metrics, non-standard hoses, and fittings

At Custom Hose Tech, we specialize in unusual metrics, non-standard hoses, and fittings. We take pride in developing partnerships with our customers to be their single-source solution to deliver every custom hydraulic hose fitting need. With our large mobile fleet, we can be onsite with the expertise for any applications, critical applications included. Forecasted Growth… Read more »

Maintenance Actions of Stainless Steel Hydraulic Hose

Stainless steel hydraulic hoses are regularly used in high heat applications, and will, therefore, require routine maintenance. These maintenance’s are necessary, for they enhance the overall performance of the machine. They also reduce safety hazards for the equipment operators. Preventive maintenance of stainless steel hydraulic hoses will help identify faults in the installations before they… Read more »

Save Time and Money with Custom Hose Tech’s Mobile Services

Reduce Downtime with Preventive Maintenance by Custom Hose Tech Downtime doesn’t stop operating costs from continuing. The longer the downtime, the more reduction in profits. As we all know, the best way to prevent unexpected downtimes is to integrate a routine, preventive maintenance (PM) plan. “Lack of maintenance of hydraulic systems is the leading cause… Read more »

Get Your Winter Equipment Ready with Quick Disconnects

In the words of the esteemed House Stark, “Winter is Coming.” Already the leaves have faded from summer green to the crisp golds and russets of fall. The air is crisp, and frosty dew covers car windshields here in Minnesota. That means it’s time to dust off your winter equipment and prep it for use…. Read more »

Custom Hose Tech’s Preventative Maintenance Programs

Hydraulics are a marvel of physical science Through the physical properties of hydraulic fluid, pressure, and application of forces through a controlled system, the leverage of a little bit of effort by an operator can move incredible amounts of weight safely and effectively.  But these systems eventually wear out and failures can occur. This is… Read more »

Hydraulic Hose Types and the Standards Followed

Custom Hose Tech Walk-In and On-Site Services With a walk-in, full-service store in Bloomington, we also have a large, mobile fleet throughout the Twin Cities with everything your operation needs to stay working. Our highly-trained technicians can remove and replace any hydraulic hose. We only use and distribute the highest quality products. When your staff… Read more »