what’s the difference between one-piece and two-piece fittings. It can be confusing which hydraulic fitting is right for you, especially if you are new to hydraulic. But it is critical to choose one-piece or two piece fittings.
There are many factors to consider when choosing a hose fitting including compatibility between fittings and hoses, fittings design, and proper assembly.
To help you make your decision, we have concluded a simple guide to the difference between this fittings, hoping to help you decide which option is best for you。
One piece hydraulic fittings
If you’re new to the hydraulic hose business, or want a simple, foolproof option, one-piece fittings are the perfect solution because they are easy to choose and use.
One-piece hydraulic fittings have a hose collar pre-snapped onto the hose fitting. Its advantage is that the collar will not slip off without the risk of collar misalignment.
One-piece hose fittings are suitable for basic applications and quick assembly.
One-piece fittings can be perfectly matched with hydraulic hoses (Parker, Gates, etc.) of different standards. High-quality processing and coating ensure a long service life. It is suitable for hydraulic hoses such as non-skive 1SN/2SN and 4SH/R13/R15 (6 layers).
Two piece hydraulic fittings
This hydraulic hose fittings allow for greater flexibility in hose selection and connections. Ferrules used in two piece fittings vary with hose types.
This hydraulic hose fittings are available with a wide variety of two-piece fittings and ferrules, creating a customized solution for your individual needs
This hydraulic hose fittings are suitable for these critical and particularly high pressure applications, especially when extreme hose vibration or pressure surges are possible.
From a cost perspective, two-piece fittings are more expensive than one-piece hose fittings.
Inventory costs can be greatly reduced as only two different types of hose tail styles need to be carried: standard and interlocking.
It is economical to stock a limited number of hose tails of different sizes and end connections, which cover the vast majority of hoses and applications.
All in all, if you want an uncomplicated solution that is easy to use, reliable, and long-lasting, then the one-piece fitting is the best solution for you.
Two-piece fittings are worth considering if you want a highly individual solution that is available even under extreme conditions. Please choose the solution that suits you!
For one-piece fittings and two-piece fittings, Gemco can provide corresponding solutions.