- What inside diameter (ID) of hose is required?
- Is the outside diameter (OD) critical?
- How long of a length is required?
- Is the exact overall length (OAL) including fittings critical?
- What is the temperature of the product being conveyed?
- What temperatures will the external cover be subject to?
- Where will this hose be used?
- How will it be handled or installed?
- Will the hose be subject to any flexing, dragging, oils, chemicals, etc?
- If the hose is replacing an old hose, what is the reason for replacement?
- How has it performed?
- Does the hose have to be statically conductive or meet any regulations?
- Is it a critical, permanent application?
- What is the substance or material being conveyed through the hose?
- Wet or dry?
- Chemical concentration?
- What size are the particles?
- Are they sharp or abrasive?
- Determine if it is a pressure and/or vacuum application.
- What is the maximum working pressure?
- Are there any pressure surges?
- What type of end is required to connect the hose to the system?
- What type of fitting and clamping system should be used?
- When is the hose required by?
- How much time is required to manufacture the hose and/or install and assemble the ends?
- Does the hose have to be tested and certified?
S.T.A.M.P.E.D. is a hose selection guide that helps in determing the Size, Temperature, Application, Material, Pressure, Ends and Delivery needed. The acronym is an industry-wide standed that should begin every conversation when replacing an existing hose or choosing a new hose for an application. Please contact us if you're interested in purchasing a hose assembly!
Common pre-made hose assemblies available for purchase online:
- Jackhammer Hose
- Layflat White Mill Discharge Hose
- Blue PVC Layflat Discharge Hose
- Green PVC Suction Hose
- White Mill Layflat Discharge Hose
- Water Pump Hose Kits
Hose Fittings available for purchase online:
- Campbell Fittings
- Continental ContiTech
- Dixon Valve & Coupling
- Kuriyama of America
- LGV Coupling
- OPW Engineered Systems
- PT Coupling Company
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