New product releases

Hose end repair kit from Tectran

Tectran introduces its new hose end repair kit for DOT Type A SAE J1402 1/2 in. ID hose with a minimum OD of 7/8 in.

According to Tectran, the new repair kit is a permanent solution for damaged 1/2 in. ID air brake hoses. The company’s 3/8 in. NPT Live Swivel enables a quick fix in any environment without the need to detach both ends.

Tectran says features of the kit include:

  • Brass construction of sleeve and barb for corrosion protection
  • Two repair fittings for 1/2 in.ID rubber air brake hoses
  • 3/8 in NPT Live Swivel allows the hose to move freely while in service
  • Dual O-ring design for added leak protection
  • Installable with only an adjustable wrench and the included hex key
  • Meets or exceeds SAE J1402 – Type A

Using the kit Tectran says technicians can replace a hose end using three easy steps.

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