In modern industry, especially petroleum industry, we need to use various oil hoses. In the oil refine industry, you need oil suction hose and oil discharge hose. While in the oil deliver, you need a tank truck hose. Then in the ship, you need LPG hose and LNG hose. While in the gas station, a fuel dispenser hose is necessary. In a word, oil resistant hose serves in anywhere in our life.
In general, rubber oil hose has a long service life. However, that not means you can treat them at will. In stead, you should pay more attention to the daily use and storage. Then let me show you something about the storage.
Store your oil resistant hose with these methods
First, the storage period should be as short as possible.
Besides, follow the the first in and first out rule. But in some cases you can not avoid long term storage. Then the storage period for hose assemblies should be within 2 years. And for four bulk hose, it should not be more than 4 years. While if you need to use such oil hoses with a long storage period, check and test them before that.
Second, focus on the storage temperature
The storage temp should be between 0-30℃. While the best temp is 15℃. During storage, the temp should not exceed 50℃ and below -30℃. Besides, there should not be abnormal fluctuation. While the humidity of storage should not exceed 65%.
Third, avoid the strong light in storing the rubber oil hose
Oil-resistant hoses should be stored in a dark place. Besides, you should keep it away from sunlight and strong artificial light sources. Because such strong light will cause bad influence to the out layer. After a long time, the light will degrade the rubber. Then the oil delivery hose will be aging.
Above are some factors that you should focus on in the storage of oil resistant rubber hose. If you want to learn more about industrial hose, PVC hose and silicone hose, welcome to consult Orientflex.