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» What are the major components of a RYCO Wire Braid Hose?

Have you ever wondered what a wire broad hose is? It’s a hydraulic hose with braid reinforcements designed for systems which transfer power via fluid at medium to high pressures. RYCO Hydraulics offers a premium wire braid hose range such as ISOBARIC Braid, Traditional Braid, Speciality Braid and High Temperature Braid, just to name a few. What’s more? The wire braid hoses cover a broad scope of industries – Mining, Agriculture, Construction, Forestry and much more.

The major benefits of a RYCO wire braid hose include:

  • High flexibility
  • Small bend radius
  • Lightweight
  • Large range of third-party approvals
  • Abrasion and weather resistant cover
  • Matched to popular RYCO Couplings

So, how does RYCO construct a wire braid hose to maximise these benefits for our customers?

Construction of a Wire Braid Hose

  1. Inner Tube / Liner
  • Suitable for fluid types and temperatures of fluid.
  • Commonly Nitrile (Buna N) base for hydraulic hose.
  • Other compounds available for extreme temperature or fluid compatibility applications.
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Wire Braid Hose – Inner Tube / Liner

  1. Reinforcement
  • 1 or 2 layers of Medium-High Tensile steel wire to provide pressure retention capability.
  • Braids separated by Insulation rubber (multi-braid hoses only).
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Wire Braid Hose – Reinforcement

  1. Hose Cover
  • Protects the reinforcement from abrasion, impact, and weather (UV, Ozone).
  • Various compounds based on features required (MSHA, FRAS, Abrasion Resistant, Temperature).
  • Provides surface for branding identification.
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Wire Braid Hose – Hose Cover

Whether you are looking for an  ISOBARIC Braid, Traditional Braid, Speciality Braid and High Temperature Braid, , the premium components of RYCO Hydraulics hydraulic hoses have your requirements fully covered!  RYCO offer many different hose types and pressure ranges to suit a wide variety of applications.

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