Not knowing your hydraulic system's pressure rating will expose people and machinery to avoidable damage.

Have you noticed all the writing on your hydraulic hoses? To most people it looks like a bunch of words, to others it is an indispensable source of information about hose identification. The layline runs the length of the hose with information to assist in the re-ordering of an existing hose.

Normal equipment doesn't fare well in extreme environments. This extends to the hydraulic hose in your machinery should you use it in the heat or cold. Each exposure decreases the lifespan and effectiveness of your hose if it isn't rated for that environment. But what factors constitute an extreme environment?

Hydraulic machinery is expensive. Take care of it by ensuring that no contaminants enter the system through dirty hydraulic hoses. Here's how Cross Company uses Ultra Clean methods to give you the best quality hydraulic hose.

One of our most frequently asked questions is "How long will my hydraulic hose last?" Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer and it frequently depends on how the hose is installed and used. Let's walk through it.