Hydraulic hoses convey hydraulic fluid back and forth amongst hydraulic components, tools, valves
, and actuators. The hoses are usually flexible and have several layers of reinforcements to handle the high pressures or temperatures in hydraulic systems. They are used in various industries that use hydraulic powered machines and tools
. The type of hydraulic hose depends on its dimensions, construction material, performance specifications, and features. Hydraulic hoses are also designed with varying internal and external diameters, which defines their size and minimum bending radius, which is measured by its reinforcement’s ratio of a cross-section deformation and mechanical bending limit. Hydraulic hoses are commonly constructed from fluoropolymers, silicone, elastomers, metals, thermoplastics, and composite laminated structures. The flexibility of a hydraulic hose is crucial, as flexible hoses are easy to install, route, and are great for minimizing vibrations as compared to rigidly structured hoses. Manufactures consider factors like application area, hose size, the temperature of the hydraulic fluid pressure of the hydraulic system, and terminal connection accessories when making hydraulic hoses.Get an assortment of hydraulic hoses from MRO Supply. We stock a variety of hydraulic hoses from various manufacturers to suit different applications.