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Posted on February 15, 2019

Hydraulic Hose Fittings: Skived vs Non-Skived

Special attention must be given to hose assemblies. The two preparation options to choose from are skiving or non-skiving of the hose.

Posted on February 11, 2019

Two Piece vs. One Piece Hose Fittings

A hydraulic system’s design needs to focus on the required working pressure of the application. To do so, the working pressure of the components must coincide with the system requirements. The components for the system are then selected to ensure safe and acceptable service life.

There are a number of factors to consider when selecting the hose fitting, including the compatibility of the fitting to the hose, one or two piece design and the correct assembly.

Posted on February 06, 2019

Common Fitting Types & Applications: Part II

This post is a continuation from our blog "Common Fitting Types & Applications: Part I"

Posted on January 30, 2019

Common Fitting Types & Applications: Part I

Each type of fitting connects to a tube, hose or a port.  A port connection is part of a component, such as a manifold or pump.  All fittings are made to industrial standards, the most common of which are:

Posted on January 28, 2019

How to Select Fittings Using the STAMP Method

The safety, reliability and service life of a system are only as good as its transfer lines and connections.  Tube fittings and adapters are critical components in tubing and hose connections, valves, hydraulic systems, pumps and cylinders.  The right connection of the fitting and tube or hose provides outstanding leak free service life, even at high temperatures, pressures, corrosive environments and steady vibration cycles.

Posted on December 24, 2018

Holiday Luncheon 2018

Last week, Brennan distribution centers hosted their annual holiday luncheons for all of our employees. After lunch, Brennan employees who have been with the company for more than 5 years were presented with service awards . Here are some photos from the holiday luncheon at Brennan's corporate office!

Posted on October 31, 2018

Visit Us at Bauma China 2018!

At the end of November, Brennan Industries will be exhibiting at Bauma China Expo 2018.

Bauma China 2018 will take place November 27-30 at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre in Shanghai, China.

You can find Brennan's China team in Hall N2, Booth 535. We will be showcasing our nitrogen spring fittings, quick couplings, hydraulic valves, systems and more!

Bauma China is a huge exhibition - spanning over 300,000 square meters with both indoor and outdoor exhibits. Each year there are nearly 170,000 visitors at the show from 150+ countries around the world. There will be about 3,000 exhibitors from more than 40 countries showcasing their latest products and advancements in the construction industry.

Bauma CHINA 2018 is Asia‘s largest and most important event for the construction industry. The first Bauma CHINA expo was held in 2002 the show has been continuously growing ever since.  The expo is divided into four different exhibition sectors; construction sites, production of building materials, mining and extraction, and components and service suppliers. 

Posted on October 16, 2018

Specialty Alloys: Stainless & Super Duplex Stainless Steel

AdobeStock_52962891Specialty alloys range from common Stainless Steels to Super Duplex Stainless Steels.