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Dixon's King Crimp System: An Overview

Jun. 9, 2021

If there’s one potential mishap on your work site or plant that’s particularly damaging--but easy to avoid--it’s an improperly crimped hose. Ensuring a properly coupled hose assembly is critical to providing an effective fluid handling solution. Making an error measuring hose dimensions or incorrectly choosing the ferrule or sleeve will result in lost time and money. Worst-case scenarios result in injury to workers or environmental damage when a hose assembly fails as a result of being incorrectly crimped.

To attain the perfect crimp, it is crucial to make sure you first select the proper hose and coupling combination that meets your specific application. By fully understanding our S.T.A.M.P.E.D requirements and following the steps in Dixon’s King Crimp system, you’ll achieve the perfect crimp.

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