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offshore wind north east

HOS to attend prestigious offshore wind conference & exhibition

We are confirming our supply chain credentials within the renewables ...
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HOS feature in BFPA yearbook

HOS feature in BFPA Yearbook

HOS are delighted once again to be included in this ...
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ISO 11171 changes

ISO 11171 Hydraulic fluid power standard

Contamination control takes a big step forward with revised ISO ...
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renewable hydrogen facility

DNV to study safety risks on world’s first offshore renewable hydrogen facility

DNV will lead the process safety study to identify the ...
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Further features added to the HOS website

We are delighted to have continued with recent investments as ...
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hydraulics training initiative

HOS gets behind BFPA hydraulics training initiative

We are delighted to be supporting the BFPA’s new training ...
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Laura Fenwick Meet the Team

Meet the Team – Laura Fenwick

As one of our two trainee hose technicians, Laura is ...
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Meet the Team Joe Joyce

Meet the Team – Joe Joyce

Our resident fitness guru and sales engineer, Joe has been ...
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Track day at HOS

HOS is right on track following year of change

After a challenging year for many businesses, we were delighted ...
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Meet the Team – Gillian Elsdon

Gillian is another long-standing member of our team, being with ...
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Blogs

How to work safely with hydraulics

Working on hydraulic equipment can be dangerous, especially if you ...
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bin lorry using hydraulics

Think hydraulics & pneumatics are only used in heavy engineering?

Hydraulics and pneumatics have been used in engineering for thousands ...
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How to dispose of hydraulic oil

How to dispose and handle waste hydraulic oil, hoses & associated waste

There has been considerable uncertainty within the hydraulics industry regarding ...
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Hydraulic repair kit

How to reduce unplanned downtime

When managing a plant, downtime is inevitable, it could be ...
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How to prevent hydraulic hose failure

How to prevent hydraulic hose failure

There are many reasons a hydraulic hose can fail, but ...
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10 advantages of hiring equipment

10 Advantages of Hiring Equipment

We often get asked by customers, “What are the advantages ...
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Six Common Crimping Mistakes

6 Common Crimping Mistakes Let’s start our latest blog with ...
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What components make up a hose assembly?

Hydraulic hose assemblies are used to transmit forces by means ...
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What does being a member of the BFPDA actually mean?

HOS are proud to have been members of the British ...
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Common causes of hydraulic system failure

Even the strongest, most resilient hydraulics systems fail from time ...
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News archive

We are confirming our supply chain credentials within the renewables sector with our attendance at the Offshore Wind North East ...
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HOS are delighted once again to be included in this years British Fluid Power Associations’ Yearbook and Members’ Directory 2021 ...
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Contamination control takes a big step forward with revised ISO 11171 Hydraulic fluid power – Calibration of automatic particle counters ...
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DNV will lead the process safety study to identify the main environmental, safety and operational risks for the world’s first ...
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We are delighted to have continued with recent investments as we look to further increase features on our website. We ...
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We are delighted to be supporting the BFPA’s new training initiative to promote safe working practices within our industry. The ...
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As one of our two trainee hose technicians, Laura is a new addition to the HOS team, having started her ...
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Our resident fitness guru and sales engineer, Joe has been with HOS since leaving sixth form in 2013 (more on ...
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After a challenging year for many businesses, we were delighted to invite a small number of our staff members & ...
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Gillian is another long-standing member of our team, being with HOS for 11 years as our Accounts Assistant. She has ...
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What Our Clients Say

We have worked with HOS for many years from small subsea cable ploughs to large J lay pipe installation towers, they are always willing to go above and beyond to meet our requirements & are experienced, friendly and willing to do what they can to help.

Lead Engineer – Multi National Maritime Solutions Provider

HOS offer a prompt supply service, along with technical assistance, quality is always at a high standard, we have developed an extremely good working relationship which we hope to continue to build on for future requirements.

Production Manager – National Engineering Company

We would highly recommend HOS, we receive excellent customer service, quick delivery and great product quality.

Administration & Marketing Manager – Engineering Solutions Provider

96 x 4SH hose assemblies – measured, tagged, pressure tested, flushed, installed and certified within 7-day window, Wow!

Ship Superintendent – Oil Rig Support Vessel