How They Wrap Hydraulic Hoses with Spiral Protective Sleeves - Core77

When hydraulic fittings fail, the results can be catastrophic, as we saw here. Hydraulic hoses themselves are also vulnerable, which is why machines like this tree-processing behemoth will have their hoses wrapped in protective spirals made by companies like Caplugs:

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“Inventing jigs like this must be super-satisfying work, especially that first time that you get it to work.”

And then, it’s just work.