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Hydraulic Hose Fittings Ensure the Safe and Proper Function of a Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Hose Fittings Ensure the Safe and Proper Function of a Hydraulic System

Hydraulic systems use pressurized fluids to generate and transmit power to a wide range of machinery, tools, and equipment. These fluids are transported using specially designed hydraulic hoses. Hydraulic hoses are manufactured to high tolerances to allow for the safe and efficient transfer of hydraulic fluids under pressure.

Hydraulic hoses are employed to transmit power, control machinery, and operate various hydraulic components, such as cylinders, motors, valves, and pumps. They’re used for various applications in industries that include construction, manufacturing, agriculture, aerospace, and more. Forklifts and heavy construction equipment like excavators and cranes use hydraulic systems to move and lift raw and manufactured materials.

Fittings Are One of the Most Important Components of a Hydraulic Hose

One of the most important components of a hydraulic hose is the fitting used to connect the hose to the components of a hydraulic system. Hose fittings are essential to secure the hose in place, prevent leaks, and maintain proper pressure. Hose fittings come in various shapes, sizes, and types to accommodate different hose sizes, pressure levels, and connection methods.

There are several kinds of attachment fittings used for hydraulic hoses. Some of the most common include:

  • Threaded fittings are available in various thread standards, such as NPT (National Pipe Thread) and BSPP (British Standard Pipe Parallel).
  • Flange fittings come with two flanges that are bolted together. They are commonly used in high-pressure applications.
  • Quick disconnect couplings are designed to enable easy and rapid connection and disconnection of hydraulic hoses.
  • Crimp fittings are permanently attached to the hose by crimping the fitting onto the hose ends to provide a more reliable and leak-free connection.
  • Garden hose fittings are specifically designed for use with garden hoses. They’re threaded to be connected to a standard outdoor faucet bib.
  • Push-lock fittings have a convenient “push and lock” mechanism for connecting hoses.
  • JIC fittings (Joint Industry Council) have a 37-degree flare seating surface.

What type of hydraulic hose fitting is needed is determined by several factors, such as pressure requirements, hose size, application specifics, and regional standards. If needed, O rings can be added to create a tighter seal. Fittings are available in both US unit and metric sizes. It’s important to select the appropriate hose fitting to ensure the safety, reliability, and proper function of the hydraulic system.

ASJ Industrial Hose and Fittings Inc. is a Leading Supplier of Hydraulic Hose Fittings

Whether you’re purchasing fittings as part of a complete hose assembly or need replacement fittings to repair an existing hose configuration, ASJ Industrial Hose and Fittings Inc. offer a complete line of hydraulic hose fittings suitable for just about any application. We’re a family-owned business that has been serving the industrial hose community since 1982. Our expert sales associates are here to help you select the right hose products and end configurations for your particular requirements. Located in Corona, CA, ASJ Industrial Hose and Fitting serves customers all over North America. You can contact us through our website or call us at (951) 735-1351 to discuss your needs or to get a quote.


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