Because metal hoses tend to breed scale, you need to clean it regularly. While you’d better clean it every 3 months. For example, you can remove the shower hose used at home. Soak it in white vinegar, then rinse it with clean water. It can effectively extend the service life of metal hoses. When using a metal hose, you must pay attention to the temp. Orientflex suggests that you do not install and use flexible metal hose over 70℃. Because it will easily cause damage. When not in use, keep the metal hose in a natural state. Besides, never coil it somewhere else. Otherwise their service life will be short.
How to deal with water leakage from hose joints
First remove the joint, then wrap the raw material tape around the threaded ring. Make sure to wrap it tightly, then screw it back. Generally, after installing a circle of raw material tape, the leakage problem can be solved.
How to repair leaks in stainless steel hoses
If the leakage is not serious, you can directly wrap a layer of tape around the leakage area. But if the hose is severely broken, it is generally difficult to repair it. Besides, the hose has huge risk to burst again. Thus Orientflex suggests you change a new one.
Metal Hoses corrosion
Metal hose corrosion is mainly due to the chemical reaction between metal and oxygen. If the corrosion is not severe, you can use paint or oxidation-resistant metal to coat the corroded area. While if the protective layer has been corroded, you have to replace it with a new one.
Metal hoses rust
You can use rust remover to remove the embroidery. Or remove the hose and soak it in white vinegar to see if the rust can be removed.
Above are some common problems for a metal hose and the methods to deal with. If you want to learn more about that, just contact Orientflex.