The Notebook

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Welcome to our blog titled ‘The Notebook’

Smart-Hose Technologies is proud to introduce “The Notebook” which is a blog page on our new web-site. “The Notebook” represents a forum for us to share tips and insights regarding hose assemblies, hose safety and hose related topics and tips.

Smart-Hose Technologies is proud to introduce “The Notebook” which is a blog page on our new web-site. “The Notebook” represents a forum for us to share tips and insights regarding hose assemblies, hose safety and hose related topics and tips.

Smart-Hose Technologies is an engineering company that is committed to manufacturing the safest hose assembly in the world. We design safety systems in and around hose assemblies. “The Notebook” is a venue that will allow us to share our insights and knowledge on a wide variety of topics like:

  •  Why are hose assemblies the weak-link?
  •  When are hose assemblies stronger than steel?
  • What is end force? Is end force different than pressure?
  • What is an excess flow valve?
  • What is a break-away?
  • What is the difference between an engineered and a non-engineered hose assembly?
  • How do you determine the crimp spec of a hose?
  • Why are horizontal hose ports bad?
  • What is the most common failure mode of high pressure cylinder filling hose assemblies? And Why?
  • Why is the bend radius of a hose important?
  • Why is adding a layer of protection inside the hose assembly important?

If there is a particular hose related topic you would like us to write about e-mail us at RDCardona@SmartHose.com. Smart-Hose Technologies any hose, any fitting, any application together we can make the transfer of hazardous chemical safer!