Metal hose is an important part in modern industry. For example, most of the metal hoses act as protector for wires. Besides, it can serve as shower hose as well as fuel gas hose. However, the connector is the same important as hose. Next let me introduce you metal hose joint.
Male and female
They connect the hoses to equipment by screw.
Ferrule type joint is to connect metal hose to steel pipe. You don’t have to thread on the steel pipe. Because the joint is on the end and it’s stable enough. Thus it’s really easy to install.
Plug type joint is mainly for the narrow space pipelines. You just need insert it to the steel pipe. Therefore, it’s also easy to install.
Some times the size of your metal hose is different with the steel pipe. Thus you need a reducer for such occasion. Because you can choose any size of reducer based on the install.
Above are the popular joints. But how to choose a proper one? Here we OrientFlex offer you 5 tips.
First is the size
The joints can be flanged, screw and camlock. Besides, you should consider the size and length of metal hose.
Second is pressure
You should confirm the work pressure first. Then decide if you need a stainless steel mesh.
The medium could be chemical or other corrosives. Thus your joint should be corrosion resistant.
There will be little distortion for metal hose at high temperature. Thus you should consider such question when choose joint.
You’d better calculate the hose length in all dynamic situation. Then confirm the min bend radius. After that, choose a proper joint.
Above are the methods to choose a metal hose joint. If you want more details, just contact OrientFlex. We will offer you the best solution.