Match Parts for Leak-Free Hose

Richard Ries | September 28, 2010

Match Parts for Leak-Free HoseWhen making hose assemblies, make sure the hose and coupling are compatible. Components for reusable and permanent couplings are not interchangeable. The ferrules of two-piece permanent couplings must match their stems. Those ferrules may be either skive- or no-skive type. No-skive ferrules have sharpened teeth to bite into the hose cover.