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Posted: Monday 18th April 2011

One of the UK’s largest distributors of industrial hose, HD&F (a division of leading safety expert, Arco) has launched a new edition of its comprehensive catalogue, offering products and services for pump manufacturers, suppliers, food manufacturers and water utility companies.

As well as offering customers an extensive range of hose, flexible ductings, hose fittings and reels, the full-colour catalogue features the brand new collection of swage pump assemblies especially for the pump hire market and new brand, ‘Gates’; a renowned belt, hose and hydraulics supplier.

The new pump assembly products ensure strong and safe methods of attachment as well as reduced coupling failures that other traditional components like straps and clamps may cause. The ‘Gates’ innovative industrial range offers the food and drink sector extremely flexible corrugated hoses specifically suited for dairy and beverage products.

In addition to the very latest products, HD&F has incorporated guidance from its popular ‘Engineer’s Guide’, which uses its wealth of experience and best practice across a number of industry sectors to provide detailed information on hose selection and assembly as well as guidelines on safe installation that will also prolong the life of the hose and coupling..

With over a hundred years of experience and the largest industrial stockholding in the UK, with over £1m of product held in stock, HD&F customers are guaranteed a comprehensive and efficient service that includes next day delivery for standard orders placed before 3pm.

The technical team at HD&F offer expert advice and guidance on choosing the right products as well as giving advice on hose safety, hose management services and any relevant legislation that needs to be considered. All HD&F assembly operatives are NAHAD trained (National Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution), with quality and safety the core principles of the business.

HD&F is at the forefront of developments in best practice and legislation relating to industrial hose, fittings and reels to ensure that all its hose products are manufactured and supplied in accordance with the PED 97/23/EC European standards, helping to deliver safer solutions to industry.

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