What is a hose Barb?
Barb connectors fitting is normally inserted into a hose to control fluid, gas, and flow. Its barb serration or ridge provides an ideal sealing performance.
How is Barb hydraulic fitting measured?
Because barb fitting is sized by the pipe ID ,it can be measured by the inside diameter of the pipe.Therefore ,the diameter of the hose barb is slightly larger than the hose.
Can Barb fittings be customized?
Yes, we have a fully equipped workshop to produce fittings with specific requirements. We can make customized fittings according to your draft or technical details.
What tips we should know about Barb fittings?
First, barb connectors fitting work best with a softer tube.
Second, it has high cost-effective than other types of fittings.
Third, matching tube to barb is according to the inside diameter and hardness of the tube.
Do Barb hydraulic fittings need clamps?
Many times, barb fittings can be attached directly to the pipe, but using a hose clamp can add a bit of stability. For those less flexible pipes, and some reused pipes need clips to stop dropping.
What is a Barb hydraulic fitting used for?
Barb fitting can be used anywhere on the hose ,which can also be used to connect and secure cylindrical parts of the hose. Barb fitting is also widely used in lower pressure gas, liquid and air flow control applications, as well as chemical laboratory equipment and the agricultural industry.
How do you install or disconnect Barb hydraulic fitting?
Barb fittings form a seal by connecting the pipe to the barbs. Select the appropriate hose and fitting, heat the hose with hot water or a hair dryer, twist the fitting back and forth to insert or unplug, and finally seal with a hose clamp if you need.
What factors affect the seal quality of Barb fittings?
These factors include barb angle, surface treatment, sharpness of the barb, and hardness of the tube.
How much pressure can a Barb hydraulic fitting hold?
Due to hose limitations, barb fitting can only be used with relatively low pressure hoses, primarily for low pressure gas or fluid flow control applications where pressure does not exceed 150 psi.
How to choose a hose Barb fitting?
To choose the right fitting, you need to consider single or multi-barb, materials, inner diameter and hardness of the tube or hose, and operating conditions.