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Testing Standards

Supplier: Pacific Hoseflex

Pacific Hoseflex provides all forms of reliable and accurate testing for various pipe work, hoses and connectors; be it pressure, water, pneumatic, hydraulic, braking, vacuum, dye penetration, spark, X-ray or live video testing.


Product is inspected and checked at all manufacturing hold points to comply with a stringent quality management system. All testing equipment is calibrated and certified to comply with ISO 9001:2008.

Standards, approvals and testing capabilities:

Composite hose

  • AS2554-1982 - Hose and hose assemblies for air
  • AS2683-2000 - Hose and hose assemblies for distribution of petroleum and petroleum products (excepting LPG)
  • AS2660-1991 - Hose and hose assemblies - air/water - For underground coal mines
  • AS2117-1991 - Hose and hose assemblies for petroleum and petroleum products - Marine suction and discharge
  • OHMS certification

PTFE hose

  • SAE 100R14 - Smoothbore PTFE tube with high tensile SS 304 braid
  • PTFE Perfluorocarbon Resins meets FDA 21 CFR 177.1550
  • Accepted by the U.S Coast Guard

Gas hoses

  • AS NZS 1869-2012 - Hose and hose assemblies for liquefied petroleum gases (LP Gas), natural gas and town gas
  • AS 4631-2005 - Limited flexibility connectors for gas
  • EN1762 - Rubber hoses and hose assemblies for liquefied petroleum gas, LPG (liquid or gaseous phase), and natural gas

Stainless steel corrugated hose

ISO 10380:2012 - Corrugated metal hoses and hose assemblies

Expansion joints and hard piping

  • ISO 9022 - Optics and optical instruments
  • Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association (EJMA) Standards
  • AS 1210 - Pressure Vessels
  • AS 1554 - Structural steel welding set
  • AS 4041 - Pressure Piping
PHF engages in high range testing of all hose assemblies and manufactured products. We have established a regime of 100% testing complemented with a full time Quality Control Officer. All testing completed in our dedicated test station using specific test fittings and equipment. 
Pacific Hoseflex has the capability to on site and off site testing assemblies with the following mediums:  
  • Pneumatically ( Air, Nitrogen )
  • Hydrostatically
  • Dye Check
  • X-Ray
  • NATA testing as required

Oxygen Cleaned

Our procedures and practices accord with our quality program; staff are trained and provided with correct PPE. The in-house activities have been independently evaluated by independent health and safety specialists