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Komatsu Hydraulic Hose Fittings and More at Custom Hose Tech

At Custom Hose Tech, we make it our business to carry quality hoses, fittings, and quick couplers from various manufacturers. One of those quality manufacturing companies is Komatsu America Corp, a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. A name well-known and respected worldwide, Komatsu is a leader for manufacturing construction, mining, and compact construction equipment. Komatsu America Corp…. Read more »

Custom Hose Tech Opens New Location In Rochester, MN

Rochester Hydraulic Hose Company Opens Custom Hose Tech, a leading hydraulic hose company specializing in unusual metrics and non-standard hoses and fittings, is proud to announce the opening of our new location in Rochester, MN. With the January opening of our new location at 6131 Rome Circle NW, Rochester, MN 55901, we will now have… Read more »

A Guide To Coupling The Right Hydraulic Hose Port Fittings

To construct or repair an enduring, non-leaking hydraulic hose, the correct ports and connectors have to be matched. The accurate identification of the port fittings in the fluid power piping system is important for the selection and installation of hoses or tubes from one moving part to another.  Also, if repairing hoses and connectors, accurate… Read more »

Identifying A Hydraulic Hose Fitting

Today, industrial machines and industrial equipment are outlined and manufactured in every area of the world. The hydraulic systems that help make the machines and equipments we use on a regular basis use a variety of adapters and fittings. The adapters and fittings that help make the machines will also use a variety of thread… Read more »

Proper Hose Routing Techniques Can Lead To A Better Assembly

A failed hydraulic hose can result in a domino effect that can lead to a lost in production, failed equipment, and injuries. Any of these things can come at a high cost to the machine and/or the owner. In equipment that is hydraulically controlled, there will be some parts and components that cannot be easily… Read more »

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 »


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