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Tech Note – Failure of Hose Connections

There are numerous types of connections for water pipe in residential and commercial applications. The hose connection, which uses a gasket, is common for
residential plumbing. These connections can fail, and may result in a water loss. Although over-tightening the connection appears to be a common factor in their failure, some other possible factors that may contribute to a connection failure are explored in this article.

Click here to read the Hose Connections tech note.