Safety…Safety… Safety… Safety!
End fittings and menders for thermoplastic hose are not interchangeable. it is essential that hose, fittings, menders and tooling be properly matched. Identification of Piranha hose products is simple. The inner tube of all Piranha Sewer Cleaning hose is Yellow, as assigned by WASTEC (Waste Technology Association) for manufactures identification Code. To assure proper matching of all components, the hose tube material, end fittings, menders and tooling must be colour coded yellow. While there may be several sources of end fittings and assembly tooling be carefully checked for suitability. Prianha supplied swaging machine is required for the installation of end fittings and menders. All assembly tooling is designed and produced to be compatible with the Piranha Hose Products supplied swaging machine.
If you see it… Stop it!
Failure to properly repair or replace hose after exposing white braid reinforcement layer can cause Death, personal injury and property damage.
Never exceed the maximum working pressure
Never exceed the maximum working temperature
Never apply pressure to a damaged hose
High pressure hoses are designed to use specific fittings and tooling. Never use a different brand of of fittings or tooling, failure to do so may cause death, personal injury and property damage.
A kinked, crushed or blistered hose will eventually fail – do not risk injury. Immediately repair or remove hose from service.
Like strands in a bridge cable, each reinforcement fiber plays an exact role in the ultimate burst strength of the hose. A minor slice or nick in the reinforcement can result in total hose failure.
The age of hoses does not matter! It is unfortunate, but even hose used once can be damaged in severe applications. These hoses must be immediately removed from service.