Hose FAQs:


Q: Is hose a flexible hollow tube designed to carry fluids from one location to another?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hoses used to carry fluids through air or fluid environments?

A: Yes, and they are typically used with clamps, spigots, flanges, and nozzles to control fluid flow.

Q: Are hoses used in automobiles to move fluids around for use in cooling?

A: Yes, and lubrication, and/or hydraulics.

Q: Are hoses also sometimes called pipes?

A: Yes, or more generally tubing.

Q: Are hoses made from one or a combination of many different materials?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hoses also used to convey pressure or vacuum signals to control circuits or gauges?

A: Yes, as well as conveying vacuum to heating, cooling, brake, and/or locking systems.

Q: Are hoses used in underwater diving to carry air from a surface compressor or from air tanks?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hose used by firefighters to convey water to the site of a fire?

A: Yes.

Q: Is hose used to water plants in a garden or lawn?

A: Yes, or to convey water to a sprinkler for the same purpose.

Q: Are hoses used to move water around a building?

A: Yes, whilst air ducts are used to move air around. They can also be used to take out vibration, and thermal or settlement movement.

Q: Are hoses used to move liquids under high pressures?

A: Yes.