Hydraulic hose fitting FAQ
How to tighten hydraulic hose fittings?
Use two wrenches and force. When you need to tighten a hydraulic hose fitting, the movable jaws of the wrench are pushed against the body of the wrench; do not hold your wrench in the wrong way. And always turn the movable wrench to the movable hawthorn.
Then tighten the hydraulic hose fitting as much as you can until you feel it is hard to turn the wrench. The hydraulic hose will be well seized by the hydraulic hose coupling.
What size are hydraulic hose fittings?
Different thread of hydraulic hose fittings has different size representation.
Can i use teflon tape on hydraulic hose fittings?
Hydraulic fittings seals require good metal-metal or metal high-pressure gasket fit or o-ring, teflon tape will be pushed out at high pressure. So no need use teflon tape on hydraulic fittings.
Can you use brass hydraulic fittings on hydraulics?
It is much softer than steel and brass has a much lower melting point. For this reason, brass fittings are mainly used in cool, low-pressure systems. However, brass does not spark. For this reason, brass fittings are widely used in automotive applications and fuel lines.
How do you install a hydraulic hose fitting?
Crimped hydraulic hose fitting need hydraulic hose crimping machine, reusable hydraulic hose fittings only requires a wrench and vise to connect the hydraulic hose.
What are the different types of hydraulic hose fittings?
Hydraulic hose fittings has different threads, such as JIC, Metric, NPT, ORFS, SAE, JIS and so on.
How do I know what size hydraulic fittings I need?
You need to check if the hydraulic hose fittings thread is tapered or parallel, then check pitch and size.
Where to buy hydraulic fittings near me?
Topa hydraulic hose fittings could sell all the world. If you need hydraulic fittings, please contact us freely.
How to identify hydraulic fittings?
- Determine if the hydraulic fittings thread type, is tapered or parallel
- Identifyfitting ends and port hydraulic fittings
- Identifythe sealing method
- Determine the pitch and size
How to replace hydraulic hose fittings
1. Find which hydraulic hose is damaged.
2. Release the pressure
3. Take off the hydraulic hose assembly
4. Take off the hydraulic hose fitting
5. Replace hydraulic fittings