Mobile and Roadside Hydraulic Hose Service and Repair in West Nyack, New York

Unlike other heavy-duty repair shops, our roadside technicians are able to perform complex repairs on a mobile basis. Of these complex repairs, we commonly work on hydraulic hoses, valves, and other related hydraulic assemblies. Typically repairs of this complexity are undergone within a large shop, but here at Fran Rock, we have the tools and expertise to perform said repairs right from your job site. 

How do hydraulic hoses work, you may ask? A hydraulic hose is designed to transfer hydraulic fluid to or between hydraulic components, all whilst protecting them from outside contaminants. A hydraulic hose failure generally means there is a breach in the system that’s allowing outside contaminants in. Not only will this drastically impact performance, but it may also lead to costly repairs down the road. 

Hydraulic Hose Components

A hydraulic hose is typically flexible and is made up of several important components. These components include the tube itself, various forms of reinforcement, a covering, and fittings on either end of the assembly. The tube is the innermost part of the hydraulic hose and is generally what allows the fluid to travel throughout the system. The reinforcement is designed to protect the tube from high-pressure operating conditions, while the cover is designed to protect both the hose and the reinforcement. Lastly, the fittings are usually made of stainless steel, carbon steel, or brass and include the outer portion called the socket and an inner portion called the stem that goes directly into the inner tube of the hydraulic hose.

Common Hose Failure Reasons

Hydraulic hoses generally last between 1-2 years. If one or more of your hydraulic hoses start to wear out too early, there may be external factors that are reducing its lifespan:

  • Temperatures that exceed the recommended operating temperature. 
  • Contact with components that are in motion can lead to surface wear, abrasions, and tears. 
  • Contamination from oil, grease, cleaning chemicals, and other liquids. 
  • Fittings not designed for your hydraulic system may allow contaminants to enter your hydraulic lines. 
  • Using a hose that is not rated for the operating pressure of your equipment.

When a hose fails before its average lifespan, it is important to track down what caused your hose to fail and get it repaired before it ends up becoming a larger issue. Regardless of whether you need a simple coolant hose repair or an entire hydraulic hose replacement, you can trust the experts at Fran Rock to provide you with every service you may need. We also provide 24/7 emergency roadside services with on-site welding for all your hydraulic hose repair needs. 

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