How To Select a Hose

hosesSeveral things must be known before the proper hose can be selected for any hose application. The acronym STAMPED can be the key to having the required information in most cases.

SIZE – Inside Diameter, length, (and in some cases Outside Diameter).

TEMPERATURE – Internal and External; normal, minimum and maximum.

APPLICATION – What is the hose supposed to do on the equipment?

MATERIAL – The product to be conveyed.

PRESSURE – Normal working pressure, burst pressure.

ENDS – Are couplings needed, what type, size, thread?

DELIVERY – When and where is it needed?

Complicated applications or an application requiring special made-to-order hose may require more detailed information. Let our experienced staff help you get it right the first time.