Product News: Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission
High-Pressure Hose Couplings feature non-skive design.
Press Release Summary:
May 27, 2014 - Combined with high-pressure braided hose, 6W Couplings eliminate leaks and in-field failures caused by shock and vibration, making them suited for hydraulic systems in oil, construction, mining, and off-road equipment industries. One-piece, bite-the-wire crimp couplings are available in 1 ¼, 1 ½, and 2 in. sizes and are designed to work with SAE R13 and 4SH hydraulic hose. Units withstand pressures up to 6,000 psi and operate in temperatures ranging from -40 to 250°F.
Original Press Release
NEW Kurt Hydraulics 6W Couplings Combined with High Pressure 4 and 6 Wire Hoses are Designed for Rugged High Pressure Applications
Press release date: May 17, 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota – Kurt Hydraulics line of 6W Couplings combined with high pressure braided hose are ideally suited for applications that require high pressure capabilities and temperature ranges from -40° F to 250° F for the Oil, Mining, and Heavy Off-Road Equipment Industry. The Kurt 6W Couplings are a one-piece, bite the wire crimp coupling with non-skive design to eliminate cover skiving before assembly to the hose.
The Kurt 6W Couplings make assembly simple, quick and enhance the hydraulic hose assembly to maintain more integrity which is crucial in many applications. The 6W couplings eliminate leaks and in-field failures caused by shock and vibration and are ideally suited in hydraulic systems from industrial to commercial applications including Oil, Construction, Mining, and Off-highway.
Kurt 6W Couplings are available in 85 different types and popular sizes of 1¼”, 1½, 2” and are designed to work with SAE R13 and 4SH hydraulic hose available from Kurt. The 6W couplings can withstand ultra high pressure of up to 6000 psi, and are suited for operations ranging in temperatures from -40° F to 250° F.
All Kurt couplings meet or exceed SAE specifications and are quality manufactured in accordance with ISO 9002/QS 9000 quality processes and systems. They are finished with RoHS compliant trivalent Chromum-6 Free process, a highly durable finish which exceeds the industry SAE standard by 4X hours of salt spray.
Kurt Hydraulics is rapidly expanding its U.S manufacturing, local service and distribution and widely expanding its product offering by adding hundreds of new couplings, hoses and crimper systems. With multiple manufacturing plants, Kurt maintains vast engineering and manufacturing resources for standard and custom coupling hose solutions. Plus Kurt Hydraulics offers millions of feet of hose and millions of couplings available in stock and for immediate delivery from warehouses across the USA.
Kurt Hydraulics is part of Kurt Manufacturing, a vertically integrated company and is a national leader in the manufacturing of close tolerance parts and assemblies. Kurt Manufacturing was founded in 1946, specializing in CNC precision machining, gearing and assembly solutions. Kurt works with many industries including semiconductor, aerospace, automotive, oil, and defense. Services include CNC machining, gearing solutions, precision CNC machining, CNC turning, turnkey manufacturing, aluminum die casting, assembly services, and screw machining. The company offers a diverse range of industrial products including Kurt Vises, Gaging and Automation, as well as Hydraulic Hose and Couplings. Kurt is an employee-owned business.
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