The Hydraulic Crimp Fitting Museum

When were Crimp Style Hydraulic Hose Assemblies Invented ?

We feel the Industry began due to the invention of The Hydraulic Brake in 1919 by Malcomb Loughead. Malcomb and his brother Allan eventually created The Lockheed Aerospace Company.

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Question #1

Shown above is a 1953

Weatherhead Catalog. Albert

J. Weatherhead JR. began

business in 1919. Which

competitor began Operations prior to 1919?


A) Aeroquip

B) Eastman MFG.

C) Anchor Coupling

D) Stratoflex


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