The steam hose is a specially designed for high-pressure steam transfer. While the temp of the steam can be more than 200℃. Once there was any leakage, it may cause serious safety accidents. Therefore, proper use of steam hoses is important to protect the personal safety of.
In another hand, improper use and maintenance will also cause security risks. Then let me show you some wrong operations for steam hose.
Replace the steam pipe with a hydraulic hose
Although hydraulic hose can withstand high pressure, they are relatively bulky. More important, hydraulic hose can not withstand high temp. What’s more, it’s easy to cause steam leak and scald accident. Therefore, you have to use special steam hose to transport the steam or high temp water.
Replace steam hose with low-pressure and low-temp rubber hose
First of all, this will bring huge safety hazards to the work. Besides, the finance cost of frequent pipe replacements is much higher than that of special steam hose.
Use hoop or camlock instead of special joints for steam hose at will
With a pressure of more than ten kilograms, only a few thin steel wires need to be wound and tightened. While this is a huge safety hazard.
Not pay attention to regular check and repair of steam hose.
Steam hoses are subject to wear and tear. Thus you should regularly check the hose. Then find out if there was any crack, bubble or damage on the hose. If there was any problem, repair or change a new one in time. Some people seldom maintain the hose and cause serious risks. In another hand, some people use the steam hose beyond the validity. Even there was some problem, they never change it. But this will cause huge risks.
Above are the mistakes that people make in using steam hose. They will cause serious result. Thus you should pay more attention to the regular inspection.