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NAHAD Hose Safety Institute Whitepaper: Safety First…the New Normal in High Pressure Hydroblasting

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Industry Best Practices for Hydroblast Hose Assembly Applications Abstract: This whitepaper represents an on-going effort to document best practices for ensuring safety and reliability of Hydroblast hose assembly applications (5,000 – 55,000 psi). It is intended to represent the consensus of contributing companies and organizations as to the recommended best practices in the design, fabrication,… continue reading »

Hose design factors

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NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute is committed to hose assembly Safety, Quality and Reliability. The Institute provides industry-leading hose assembly specification, fabrication and design Guidelines, employee training resources, online exams and powerful marketing tools to help members build stronger relations with their current and potential customers. The Institute is served by an Advisory Council of major… continue reading »

Belt Drives and Dissipating Static Charge Buildup

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All types of belts can generate electrical charges while operating in belt drive systems. Factors such as humidity and operating speed influence the charge potential. With static charges present there is potential for arcing or sparking in flammable environments. Other possible issues may be found with material handling processes or sensitive electronics. In order to… continue reading »

Steam Hose Safety

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• Construction, application and coupling standards • Effects of cold temperatures/temperature swings on steam hose • Construction type and their effects on service based on handling irrespective of environmental temperature Thank you for the opportunity to discuss steam hose safety issues.  Please allow me to introduce our company so that you might better know who… continue reading »