Nothing lasts forever, and the same is true of your hydraulic hose assemblies. However, there are steps you can take to extend their life as long as possible.
The chemicals in hydraulic fluids make them a hazard to health. In fact, there are several ways in which hydraulic fluid can endanger workers.
All hydraulic components need replacing at some point in time. And for those machines that are more than a decade old, OEM parts can be difficult to find. This is one reason why so many machine owners choose parts that have been re-engineered. Parts can be had both from OEMs and independent aftermarket suppliers. But are re-engineered components really the best option?