Smithers Rapra conducts industrial hose testing for companies from water provision to oil refining. The range of tests required for include those carried out one individual components as well as the materials used in 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.