Cat hose solutions
Cat hose solutions

Five Top Reasons to Choose Cat® Hose Solutions

Hydraulics play a key role in the mining industry. These systems are essential to the safe operation of heavy equipment. And choosing high-quality hoses and couplings is critical to keeping hydraulics up and running. Let’s look at what sets Cat® hose solutions apart.

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You have many post-purchase options when it comes to hose solutions. And one major consideration is how to balance upfront costs with the long-term benefits. Let’s look at five ways Cat® hose assemblies can contribute to greater efficiency at your mining site.

 

#1: EXPERTISE

For decades, Caterpillar has been making quality hose solutions to pair perfectly with our equipment. And post-purchase Cat hoses are designed to the same standards as the ones originally installed on your machine.  

You need dependable components, and no other equipment manufacturer is more invested in this business than Caterpillar.

 

#2: DESIGN

A hose failure can lead to costly downtime. With their robust, multi-ply construction, Cat hoses are designed specifically for the rigorous conditions of mining sites. The inner line and cushion stock are engineered with a high-quality, proprietary rubber formula. A spiral or braid wire reinforcement is added for strength to ensure they surpass pressure requirements. Finally, a tough outer cover helps withstand oil, weather and abrasion — all common conditions on a mining site.

 

#3: MANUFACTURING PROCESS

Cat hose assemblies are built using cutting-edge machinery and strict control processes. Each batch of rubber is mixed to specifications. This is how Cat hose solutions deliver consistent and reliable performance.

 

#4: TESTING

The first test of a hose shouldn’t be on your mine site. That’s why Caterpillar tests in-house, ensuring safety and dependability.  

We test rubber compression and elongation, burst pressure, flexibility and more. Abrasion testing covers the top cause of hose failure, while impulse testing simulates harsh conditions for the most rigorous testing in the industry.

 

#5: ONGOING SUPPORT

When you buy a hose solution through your Cat dealer, you get assembly and installation assistance. Trained dealer technicians use the latest tooling, assembly information, routing standards, inspection techniques and contamination control processes to get your machines up and running. And when you need a replacement quickly, your Cat dealer can help you find what you need in seconds. 

Contact your Cat dealer to learn more about which hose solutions are right for your mining operation.

HOSE AND COUPLING SOLUTIONS FOR MINING

Cat hoses and couplings are specifically designed for rigorous mining operations.

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