How to Install Fittings on a Teflon Hose?

Answer Teflon hoses are commonly used in the mechanics of motorcycles, cars and aircraft. When there is a leak in a hose, it could result in serious operational problems in the mechanical system. In order... Read More »

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Do you add Teflon tape to gas compression fittings?

Avoid using Teflon tape or other types of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) tape to seal gas compression fittings, since the fuel may dissolve the tape. Instead, use a line wrench to prevent a rounded... Read More »

Can I use Teflon tape on furnace fittings?

Teflon tape can be used on furnace fittings but it must be the thick type of tape made specifically for gas plumbing. It prevents gas leaks and is sometimes color coded blue or yellow. Polytetraflu... Read More »

How to Connect Air Hose Fittings?

Compressed air is the source of power for many hand tools including drills, grinders, and spray paint guns. It is also used to inflate tires on automobiles, motorcycles and bicycles. The compressed... Read More »

How to Crimp AC Hose Fittings?

Air conditioner hose fittings are metal hose collars that attach a high-pressure rubber hose to an AC coolant pipe. These connections need to be perfectly formed to hold in the coolant that circula... Read More »