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Tools

We are the Smart company securing your weak link to preserve the environment and prevent catastrophic hose failures!

Our Tools

Welcome to the Smart-Hose Tool page. The intent of the tool page is to become a resource center for customers seeking technical information regarding hose assemblies. The Smart-Hose tool page is designed to support and answer technical questions relating to some of the following hose related issues / questions:

  • What is the difference between end force and pressure?
  • What is the formula to determine end force?
  • What is the flow rate of a particular ID hose?
  • What is the weight of the hose?
  • What hose is compatible with a specific chemical?
  • What is the burst pressure of a particular hose?
  • How does the working pressure, burst pressure and safety factor relate?
  • What are the Do’s and Don’ts of hose assemblies?
  • What does the acronym S.T.A.M.P.E.D. stand for?
  • Why are horizontal hose ports dangerous?
  • What type of pull forces can you expect with different ID hose assemblies?

Smart-Hose Technologies is an engineering company that designs safety solutions in and around hose assemblies. We are committed to manufacturing the safest hose assemblies in the world. We believe that a large part of hose safety is directly related to education. Smart-Hose Technologies’ commitment to hose safety extends far beyond manufacturing the safest hose assembly in the world. We are also committed to educating end users on the proper use, installation and maintenance of hose assemblies. The Smart-Hose tool page is intended to provide the appropriate hose related technical information to the end user so that they will be equipped with the knowledge to make informed decisions relating to their hose assemblies.

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Water Discharge

All measurements are in pounds per a square inch.

PSI at Hose Inlet 1'' 1-¼'' 2'' 3'' 4'' 6''
20 26 47 161 468 997 2895
30 32 58 200 680 1449 4209
40 38 68 234 680 1449 4209
50 43 77 264 767 1635 4748
60 47 85 291 846 1804 5239
75 53 95 329 955 2035 5910
100 62 112 384 1115 2377 6904
125 70 126 433 1258 2681 7788
150 77 139 478 1388 2958 8593
200 90 162 558 1621 3455 10038

End Force Chart

All measurements are in pounds per a square inch.

Hose ID 50 PSI 100 PSI 200 PSI 300 PSI 500 PSI 1000 PSI
¼'' 2 5 10 15 25 49
½'' 10 29 39 59 98 196
1'' 39 79 157 236 393 785
2'' 157 314 628 942 1571 3142
3'' 353 707 1414 2121 3534 7069
4'' 628 1257 2513 3770 6283 12566
5'' 982 1964 3927 5891 9818 19635
6'' 1414 2827 5655 8482 14137 28274
8'' 2513 5027 10053 15080 25133 50266