DS/EN 856:2015+AC:2019

Rubber hoses and hose assemblies – Rubber-covered spiral wire reinforced hydraulic type – Specification

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This European Standard specifies requirements for four types of rubber-covered spiral wire reinforced hydraulic hoses and hose assemblies of nominal bore from 6 to 51: Types 4SP, 4SH, R12 and R13. They are all 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 for types 4SP and 4SH and −40 °C to +120 °C for types R12 and R13;

- water based fluids at temperatures ranging from −40 °C to 70 °C;

- water fluids 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 nor 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 standardised in a separate standard.

Number of pages: 19

Published: 2019-03-14

Date of approval: 2019-03-11

International relationships : EN 856:2015+AC:2019 IDT

ICS: 23.100.40 - Piping and couplings

Item number: M330303



  • CEN/TC 218
  • CEN/TC 218/WG 2

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