HOSE ASSEMBLY Guidelines
The NAHAD Hose Assembly Guidelines include the Hose Safety Institute Handbook and the five online Fabrication Guides. Together, the Guidelines provide a comprehensive set of minimum performance recommendations for the Specification, Fabrication and Design of Industrial, Composite, Hydraulic, Corrugated Metal and Fluoropolymer hose assemblies as well as Ducting and Custom Made Hose, all focused on ensuringhose assembly safety, quality and reliability.
The Institute Handbook (see 70 page Sample at left) contains the latest hose assembly information, data sheets and recommendations - 312 pages, 93 charts, 319 photos & images!
Hose Safety Institute members have exclusive online access here to the complete 312 page HANDBOOK for the Design & Specification of Hose Assemblies.
Please ensure you have the latest version of the Institute Handbook; click here for a list of updates, including links to revised pages you may download, print and insert in your Handbook binder.
NAHAD recommends that end-users utilize the expertise and capabilities of a NAHAD Hose Safety Institute Distributor when purchasing or servicing their hose assembly needs. The Hose Assembly Fabrication & Design Guidelines (PDF links under each cover image, below) are available for Hose Safety Institute Members only.
NOTE: The Institute Handbook and the NAHAD Hose Assembly Guidelines are copyrighted documents and may not be reproduced without permission from NAHAD.
Institute Members may access the online Hose Assembly Fabrication Guides, below.
- Join the Institute
- Distributor Institute Members
- Manufacturer & Associate Institute Members
- NAHAD Hose Assembly Guidelines
- Exams & Certificates
- Institute Advisory Council
- Member Resources
"Today's demanding customer base requires a higher level of quality process and safety conformance. There is no better way for NAHAD members to meet these demands than by joining the Hose Safety Institute. Customers looking for hose safety solutions will find their way to the Institute's website member search feature and to each member’s personal home page. There is no better investment a distributor can make today than being a Hose Safety Institute member."