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How to Safer Your Hydraulic Hose? [5 Strategies to Protect Hydraulic Hose]


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At a Glance 

The hydraulic hose is working for your hydraulic system, used to convey the hydraulic fluids, including petroleum-based fluids, water-based fluids and etc, so it is basically important for the project construction. 

So I am here to share with you guys something on how to safer your hydraulic hose, keep it safe and protective, to expand its service life.

Here are 5 strategies to protect the hydraulic hose, to avoid any potential hydraulic hose damages. 

Here we go!

Choose the Right Type of Hydraulic Hose

SAE standard for hydraulic hose
SAE standard for hydraulic hose

Please be serious about the hydraulic hose specifications, it is important for you to choose the right hydraulic hose applied for your hydraulic system. 

You need to pay much more attention to the hydraulic hose specifications, including pressure, temperature, and chemical compatibility, and also regular maintenance to keep the hydraulic hose in a good condition all the time during its service life. 

Replacing the old hydraulic hose to update it to be a new one to keep it working as normal, and you can get some tips for repairing hydraulic hose from the exported and experienced hydraulic hose techniques.  

Don’t ignore any potential hydraulic hose issues to miss out on the best chance to fix it, to learn and update your hydraulic hose knowledge to better understand your hydraulic hose working system, to avoid the hydraulic hose failure, then get rid of the hydraulic hose damages

 Route Hydraulic Hose Properly

hydraulic hose route proper
hydraulic hose route proper

The good way to safer your hydraulic hose is that you can route hydraulic hose properly, without twisting or kinking it.

Here are some useful tips for the hydraulic hose installation above in the image, so please focus on the right way to locate the hydraulic hose, to make it fluent to eliminate strains. Those tips are really helpful for you to assemble a hydraulic hose properly, without doing any damages to cause the hydraulic hose failure. 

In a word, don’t make hydraulic hose routed in a strange method, to avoid the place existing sharp edges, hard objects which would hurt hydraulic hose cover possibly.

To layout hydraulic hose naturally following its physical structure, don’t bend it over so much, don’t shorten it so much, don’t stress it so much, don’t strain it so much… Treating it carefully, you can try this way to avoid the hydraulic hose damages, such as corrosion, kinks, cuts, scrapes and etc. 

Installing a hydraulic hose is really an important method to keep it in a safe condition to the maximum extent, and please don’t be hesitate to consult the experienced hydraulic hose technical experts if you meet any questions about hydraulic hose installation. And also please be free to contact us to get some useful installation tips & hacks from us. 

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Store Hydraulic Hose Properly

hydraulic hose storage
hydraulic hose storage

To store hydraulic hoses properly is also important. Here are some tips useful for your hydraulic hose storage

  • Keep it clean and dry: Please store the hydraulic hose in the clean, dry, and ventilation place, and the indoor temperature could be 10℃ to 20℃, to avoid high temperature. 
  • Keep away from direct sunlight and UV light, to avoid the radiation damage to break the physical structure of synthetic rubber material.
  • To protect the ends of the hydraulic hose to avoid contamination problems. 
  • Don’t stack your hydraulic hose to make it mass, and you can use the hydraulic hose reel to organize the hydraulic hose. 

Proactive Maintenance Plan

hydraulic hose regular maintenance
hydraulic hose regular maintenance

Regular maintenance is also necessary for hydraulic hose protection. Mostly, the hydraulic hose failures or damages can be predicted reading from some signals from the hydraulic hose, such as hydraulic hose kinking, hydraulic hose leaking, hydraulic hose working noise and etc. 

All hydraulic hoses should be checked regularly, and you guys can make a plan to fix the hydraulic hose, to recover its functions working for the hydraulic system. It is not difficult to make a schedule to check the hydraulic hose pipe conditions for the hose inspection.

Please remove or replace the hydraulic hose up-to-date if you find some visible problems, such as leaking, kinking, twisting, knots, wear out and etc. All of these damages are visible, you can see the hurts from the surface of the hydraulic hose cover. And you need to use the hydraulic hose testing tools to check some potential problems. 

Use the Hydraulic Hose Protector

hydraulic hose protector
hydraulic hose protector

Here you can use the hydraulic hose protectors to keep hydraulic hose safe, such as spiral hose guard, and fire sleeve protector. These two are the important protectors to wrap the hydraulic hose and keep it safe at high temperatures. 

Also, many other hydraulic hose protectors for you to choose from, including hydraulic hose burst protection sleeves, Nylon sidewinder sleeves, and so on, so you can choose proper hydraulic hose protectors for different conditions. 


If you have any other hydraulic hose safer tips, please feel free to share them with us. And you guys can ask for Free Samples from us now to start your hydraulic system construction!

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