ENGINEERING ESSENTIALS: TYPES OF HYDRAULIC HOSE
HYDRAULIC HOSE PROVIDES A BASIC MEANS FOR TRANSPORTING FLUID FROM ONE COMPONENT TO ANOTHER, AND AT THE SAME TIME IT SUPPLIES AN INHERENT VERSATILITY TO DESIGNERS.
To say that hose is an important part of a hydraulic system is a huge understatement. The flexibility of hose enables components to be positioned in the most efficient or convenient places, because the hose has the ability to bend around corners, through tight spaces, or across long distances.
Yet these days, there seems to be as many different types of hose as there are telephone long-distance carriers. How does a designer tell one from the other? Isn't there an easy way to choose or compare hoses? Continue reading.