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® Hose information is subject to change. For full details, visit our website or contact Customer Service. Uncoupled Hose ORGANIZATIONS HAVING REGULATIONS OR (a) Bulk or cut to length SPECIFICATIONS FOR HOSE (b) Ends U.S. Government Agencies 1. Straight or enlarged DOD Department of Defense 2. Capped or raw (uncapped) DOT Department of Transportation 3. Soft ends or wire to end FDA Food and Drug Administration Coupled Hose, Fittings MSHA Mine Safety and Health Administration (a) Factory applied NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (b) Field applied OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration (c) Type of Fitting PHA Public Health Administration 1. Type of thread USCG U.S. Coast Guard 2. Male or female USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture 3. Reusable/field attachable Canadian Agencies and Organizations 4. Non-reusable CGA Canadian Gas Association (d) Material for Fittings CGSB Canadian Government Specifications Board 1. ANSI (or SAE or ASTM) metal composition RAC Rubber Association of Canada specifications Other Organizations Hose with Built-in Fittings ABS American Bureau of Shipping (a) Ends ANSI American National Standards Institute 1. Threaded (type of thread) API American Petroleum Institute 2. Grooved ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials 3. Beveled for welding BIA Boating Industry Association 4. Integral flange BSI British Standards Institute (b) Flanges CGA Compressed Gas Association 1. Type (threaded, slip-on, welding neck, lap joint) DIN Deutches Institut for Normung 2. Pressure rating German Standards 3. Drilling DNV Det Norske Veritas (c) Materials and Dimensions EN European Norms 1. ANSI (or SAE or ASTM) composition and FM Factory Mutual Research specifications FPS Fluid Power Society 2. Treatment for specific services ISO International Organization for Standardization Hose Now in Use JIC Joint Industrial Council (defunct) (a) Type of hose JIS Japanese Industrial Standards (b) Service life being obtained and description of failure NAHAD National Association of Hose and (c) Service life desired Accessories Distributors Special Requirements or Properties NFPA National Fire Protection Association (a) Electrical and static conductive National Fluid Power Association (b) Flame resistant RMA Rubber Manufacturers Association (c) Sub-zero exposure SAE Society of Automotive Engineers (d) Non-contaminating to material TFI The Fertilizer Institute UL Underwriters Laboratories * Reprinted with permission from the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) Hose Handbook, RMA/IP-2/2003. GENERALINFORMATIONGENERALINFORMATION 13