This European Standard specifies requirements for four types of wire braid reinforced hoses and hose assemblies of nominal bore from 5 to 51. They are suitable for use with: - hydraulic fluids in accordance with ISO 6743 4 with the exception of HFD R, HFD S and HFD T at temperatures ranging from -40 °C to +100 °C; - water based fluids at temperatures ranging from -40 °C to +70 °C; - water at temperatures ranging from 0 °C to +70 °C. This European Standard does not include requirements for end fittings. It is limited to the performance of hoses and hose assemblies. NOTE 1 – The hoses are not suitable for use with castor oil based and ester based fluids. NOTE 2 – Hoses and hose assemblies are not be operated outside the limits of this standard. NOTE 3 – Requirements for hydraulic hoses for underground mining are standardized in separate standards.