Category: hose barb connectors

Barb Connectors in Depth – Design and Function

Hose Barb Connectors January 12, 2016

An introduction to barb connectors

Barb connectors, frequently called hose barb, or hose barbed connections, are one of the most common flow control components because of convenience, reliability, performance and excellent value. Uses range from garden hose adapters to biopharmaceutical process system connections. Despite their widespread use the how and why of barb design and the resulting range of functions and technical effects are not always well understood. This blog post looks at the design of barb connectors in some detail. It focuses on barb connector functions, how barb design affects performance and includes some tips for ...

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