Rubber hose pipe performs very well in industry because of the great properties. In addition, it has a long service life. Thus it can help you save much money. Besides, you don not have to replace it frequently. Then you can save much time. However, you should install it correctly. Because an bad installation will cause series problem to the hose. And it even cause the rubber tube fail. Then next, let me show you the methods to install a rubber pipe.
Before you install the hose, carefully check its features. Then confirm if the hose type, diameter and length are consistent with the required specs. In addition, check the hose carefully to ensure that there are no cuts or damage on the hose surface.
Rubber hose pipe treatment
You must move the rubber hose carefully to avoid collision, friction and extrusion. Do not use force when the hose twists or knots. For high density hoses, you should deliver them in straight lines. Besides, you should use special pallets to carry them. If there are only wooden pallets, do not use wooden pallets that have been treated with creosote. Besides, avoid using the pallet which has harmful paint on the surface. Because the harmful paint can damage the rubber.
Pressure and seal testing
There will be a pressure range of the rubber hose from the factory. While you should strictly follow it to use such hose. After the installation, make a pressure test on the hose assembly to check for leaks. But you should make the test in a safe place.
You should use the rubber hose hose within the specified temp range. Because a over high temp will degrade the rubber and cause it age earlier.
Above are some methods to install a rubber hose pipe. If you want to learn more, please feel free to contact Orientflex.