DOT Tubing and Fittings for Brake System Connections

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We carry DOT Tubing developed for brake system connections that maintain a basically fixed relationship between couplings during vehicle operation. Our tubing is made from nylon and is available in more than ten colors for quick identification of lines. Our Air Brake tubing is produced in a Type A (Single-wall extruded Nylon) and a Type B (Nylon core, Fiber reinforcement, Nylon jacket) tubing. Both Type A and Type B meet specifications SA J844 and DOT FMVSS 49CFR 571.106. In addition, these products are 100 percent pressure tested and operate up to 200°F.

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The Importance of O-Rings

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An O-Ring is a mechanical gasket in the shape of doughnut-shaped ring. Designed to be seated in a groove and compressed during assembly between two or more parts, it is a loop of elastomer with a round cross-section which creates a seal at the interface. The purpose of the O-Ring is to block a pathway that fluid or air may escape through, as it is a sealing device. They are one of the most common seals utilized in machine design today.

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How Hydraulic Instrumentation Can Benefit You

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There are numerous things going on in your hydraulic system. Pressure readings, temperature fluctuations and fluid level can all alter the way your system operates. This is why having the right hydraulic instrumentation on your system is essential. These important tools assist in maintaining a high-quality hydraulic operation, so lets take a look at how these tools can benefit you.

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Benefits of Using Thermoplastic Piping Systems

The benefits of thermoplastic piping are significant and will turn manufacturing more and more in favor of its use. Features of thermoplastic can produce considerable cost savings while also increasing piping system reliability. This article will discuss a few of the many benefits of using thermoplastic piping systems.

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Benefits of Using Aluminum Piping for Compressed Systems

aluminium-round-pipe-198648Engineers typically have specified various piping materials for compressed air systems. These include black iron, galvanized steel, copper, stainless steel and even plastic. In more recent years, aluminum piping has become an option considered by many contractors, architects and engineering firms. Aluminum piping provides many benefits for compressed air systems in many different applications.

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