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MATCHING IS CRITICAL FOR HYDRAULIC HOSES AND FITTINGS

26-06-2017
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Gates Australia is endorsing the recommendations of the US Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), which warns against using fittings from one manufacturer and hoses from a different manufacturer interchangeably.

Despite the fact that most American-made (and many other) hydraulic hoses are built to conform to SAE specifications, a wide range of materials can be used. As a result, different manufacturers use different materials and this can result in a variety of hose styles. Add to that all the possible thread end combinations worldwide, and the potential for confusion is high.

The solution proposed by Gates is to standardise on a single range of hoses and fittings – its own. And, as the company’s hoses, fittings and crimpers are qualified as a system, there’s no guessing about proper fabrication.

The Gates MegaSys product line includes nine constant-pressure hydraulic hoses claimed to have the smallest bend radius of any SAE-equivalent hose in the industry. The Gates spiral-wire and wire-braid hoses can be bent up to one-third the SAE specification.

MegaSys Spiral-Wire Constant Pressure hoses are available with the Gates abrasion-resistant MegaTuff and now XtraTuff covers. MegaSys is tested to one million impulse cycles with a temperature range of -40 to +121°C.

MegaSys hoses are compatible with the strongest Gates fittings, including the MegaCrimp one-piece high-pressure fitting, designed for one- and two-wire braid hoses, and the GlobalSpiral two-piece ultra-high-pressure fitting, designed for four- and six-spiral wire hoses up to 8000psi.

Gates Australia
03 9797 9688
www.gatesaustralia.com.au

 

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