Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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As a general rule, plastic and rubber hose is measured on the ID (inside diameter).
As a general rule-NO! There are some extreme circumstances where it might be used; however, you should receive the recommendation and/or approval from the hose manufacturer in writing concerning your specific application.
Yes, we do! For methods of payment, we gladly accept cash, check, American Expresss, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
We ask that you bring your assembly to our facility. By doing this, we can tell you on the spot if we can build it, tell you how long it will take, and give you a firm price. For your safety, all of your Tubes N' Hoses automotive assemblies are nitrogen tested to 500 PSI for 5 minutes.
No, we are not. Our focus is on flexible connectors to handle fluids or gases, and the necessary fittings to connect them. This includes all metal, plastic, and rubber hose. We do know good distributors of these items, and we would be more than happy to refer you to them.
Safety Factor, or design factor, is a ratio establiwshed by the hose manufacturer, to determine the working pressure of the hose, based on the burst strength of the hose (RMA Hose Handbook 1996). It is not recommended to exceed the rated working pressure of a hose.
Power Product Technologies, Inc.
Hose Tech Division
6321 N. Washington St., Unit K
Denver, Co 80216
Phone: (800) 367-2666 or (303) 286-7784
Fax: (303) 286-7311