Hose Sleeve used in Concrete Leveling

How concrete raisers are using the Sidewinder SPF sleeve for hose protection. As summer quickly approaches, the everlasting sunshine and heat means contractors are back to work for what we hope will be a busy and prosperous season ahead. Late last week I visited a customer in Minnetonka, MN for a check-in on a Sidewinder SPF sleeve that was purchased about a year ago. Similar to the spray foam industry; concrete raising involves heavy hoses, expensive equipment, the use of A/B material, a trailer rig, and the many headaches of putting it all together to make a flawless finished job[…]

Hose Protection: Spiral Guard or Wrap Sleeve?

There are several different products on the market designed to help eliminate hose damage from contact with the environment or application. The question is; which one is best for your application? Almost all hose & hydraulics protection products have the same goal, but approach it differently. What tends to happen, is that whatever the product choice is for a specific need, it tends to be used for all requirements for hose protection. It’s an efficient approach for materials management, but quite often a less than satisfactory solution for the application. Spiral Guard is a product that enjoys a wide use[…]

Prevent Hydraulic Hose Failure Injuries with this Simple Product

One of the most dangerous situations for hydraulic equipment is a hose burst. A hose burst could be a pinhole leak or a full hose burst, in either situation, the operator is in very high danger. Not only is the operator at risk for injury, but so is the equipment. Hose failures can be regulated with maintenance checks, but that doesn’t guarantee a hose assembly won’t fail. Investing in the right products can protect equipment, lower costs, and ensure operator safety. How do hoses fail? Hydraulic hoses fail for a number of reasons, most involving working conditions. Being aware of[…]

Buyers Guide for Tubular Hose Sleeves

Hydraulic hose tubular hose sleeves will complete any assembly or mobile machine. With options for operator protection, heat resistance, and burst protection; one can chose the right hose sleeve to accommodate any hydraulic application. Python Protective Sleeve + Covers carries a line of tubular sleeves that cover the spectrum of desired needs. Pin Hole, Burst Protection, Abrasion Protection & Ease of Installation The best all-purpose sleeve for operator protection, burst protection, abrasion resistance and ease of installation is the Diamondback Tubular Sleeve. Python’s engineers designed this sleeve to provide protection to both the equipment and operator alike. With it’s proprietary[…]