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Diamondback vs Diamondback PRO: What is the Difference?

The Diamondback and Diamondback PRO tubular sleeves are ideal for operator and equipment safety. Flexible and easy to install, Diamondback also features line-of-sight, pin hole, and burst protection.

 

 

INDUSTRY SAFETY LEADERS

Both Diamondback and...

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Hydraulic Hose Safety: Understanding Hydraulic Hose Fitting Types

With hundreds of manufacturers producing hydraulic equipment around the globe, the types, materials, and styles of hydraulic hose fittings differ significantly. But there is one consideration that should remain constant: safety.

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Can I Use Duct Tape on a Hydraulic Hose? + 14 Other FAQs

Mishandling heavy equipment can have serious, potentially disastrous consequences, especially when it comes to their hydraulics. It’s important to remember that most maintenance, even some of the most basic tasks, should be completed by an authorized...

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How (and Why) to Protect Hydraulic Hoses

From a mining operation to a construction project, hydraulic hose failure on equipment happens more frequently than most operators care to admit. 

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Line of Sight Testing of Hydraulic Hoses with Pinhole Failures | Diamondback Sleeve

It’s no secret that hydraulics and pressurized systems, when operated in extreme or unsafe conditions can present real dangers to the operators, equipment, and anyone else around the machine. Even the most seasoned equipment operators will warn of the...

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Hose Sleeve used in Concrete Leveling

How concrete raisers are using the Sidewinder SPF sleeve for hose protection.

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Best Reusable Zip Tie Alternatives

Heavy-duty zip ties, and zip-tie alternatives, can be found on heavy machinery in nearly every industry. 

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Tubular Hydraulic Hose Sleeves | Buyers Guide

With options for operator protection, heat resistance, and burst protection; Protective Hydraulic Hose Tubular sleeves will complete any assembly or mobile machine.  

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Comparing Spiral Wrap vs Hydraulic Hose Wrap

Heavy machinery should be protected just like new cars, boats, or other large investments are.  

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OEM Applications for Heavy-Duty Straps

There’s a common misconception regarding the use of straps (or lack thereof) in heavy-duty or extreme applications. And while we wouldn’t use standard gauge hook & loop strips on any type of heavy machinery, heavy-duty hook and loop technology has...

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