Tubing Material Choice: Which is Right for Your Pneumatic Application?

Semi-rigid metric nylon tubing

There are several choices to make when deciding how to build your pneumatic connections. Depending on your application, the tubing material could vary widely. Which should you choose? Connections must be made throughout your application. You have to connect the air compressor to the coolers and receiver tanks that store the air. From there, you connect to the

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Inspecting and Assembling a 37° Flared Tube End

37 Degree Flared Fitting

Incorrect installation and assembly of hydraulic fittings are major causes for leakage in hydraulic systems. By preventing leakage in your hydraulic systems, you can avoid unnecessary costs such as: The high price of hydraulic oil Maintenance costs Energy loss System inefficiencies Environmental concerns 37° flared fittings seal systems by employing the use of metal-to-metal contact

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Hydraulic Hose: Be Proactive, Not Reactive

Hydraulic Hose
Avoiding hydraulic hose assembly failure should be the number one directive for any process or application that uses hydraulic hoses. All hydraulic hoses will eventually fail. When they fail suddenly, they lead to increased labor and material costs, downtime and potential operator injuries. Even through proactive hose assembly replacement is the most cost-effective method for [...] Continue reading »
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