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Introduction to Hoses

Introduction to HosesHoses have a massive part to play in industry, and hose failure, even if the pressure inside is relatively low, can have serious consequences to equipment, personnel and the environment. If the pressure is high, the consequences could be catastrophic. We begin by looking at what a hose is, and the make-up of different types of hoses to suit a huge variety of uses. We will then look at some points to consider when selecting and using a hose, along with general maintenance for prolonging their lifespan. Finally, we will cover some of the most common safety systems in use throughout industry to reduce the risk of injury and damage from hose related incidents.

Approximate duration: 40 minutes.

The aim of this course is to teach you about the following subjects:

  • What hoses are, and why they are used
  • How hoses are constructed for different tasks
  • Things to consider when selecting a hose
  • Hose management and safety systems

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