Swage or Crimp Style
Hose fittings are assemblies of separate parts.
Some hose assembly manufacturers use a swage
These parts are the nipple, the socket, the swivel nut
or crimp style. This style requires the socket to be
or flange, and the sleeve. The nipple is the part that
permanently deformed by an electric- or hydraulic-
fits the inside diameter of the hose.
powered machine. The deformed socket and related
three configurations for the hose-to-tube or com-
hardware are to be scrapped.
ponent surface-sealing portion. They are the flared,
Figure 5-2.Synthetic rubber hose identification