Air hose is an ideal material for pneumatic work. In general, an air hose can serve for several years. But there are some factors that can cause the hose fail. Thus you have to know about these factors and avoid them.
Always use the right type and size of air hose for each app.
Check the hose to ensure it is rated for the pressure and temp required for the app.
Inspect the hose for signs of wear or damage before each use. Then replace it if any signs of damage presents.
Always wear personal protective suits such as glasses when using an air hose.
Do not exceed the max pressure rating of the hose. Because this can lead to hose failure and cause injury or property damage.
Keep the hose away from sharp edges or abrasives that can cause cuts or puncture.
Do not use a damaged or leaking hose. Because this can make the work hard.
When using an air hose, keep it clear of other workers to prevent tripping.
Always turn off the air supply and bleed the hose before disconnecting it from the compressor.
With these factors, you can keep the air transfer work safe and effective. Besides, it can prolong the service life of your hose.