Smithers Rapra conducts hose testing for automotive, aerospace and industrial companies from water provision to oil refining. The range of tests required for hose testing include those carried out directly on the product and tests made on the materials used for the hose construction.
Our laboratories perform various hose testing services, including but not limited to:
Types of rubber and plastic hose products tested in our labs:
Smithers Rapra can test to uniform test standards for rubber hoses. Read more about ASTM D380.
Smithers Rapra tests to meet the functional requirements for quick connect couplings used for supply return, and vapor / emission fuel system connections. Read more about SAE J2044 testing.
Smithers Rapra can test to uniform procedures for evaluating the sealing capability of hose connections during a PVT test facility. Read more about SAE J1610 testing.
Smithers Rapra can test to evaluate the performance of hydraulic hose assemblies used in hydraulic fluid power systems. Read more about SAE J343 testing.