Constant pressure - M3K
 
 
RECOMMENDED FOR High pressure hydraulic applications. Easy to route and to install in tight areas.
TUBE NBR(Nitrile) based.
REINFORCEMENT -4 to -8: one braid of high tensile steel wire;
-10 to -16: two braids of high tensile steel wire.
COVER NBR/PVC based. MSHA approved.
TEMPERATURE RANGE -40°c to +100°c constant and +121°c intermittent. For water emulsions, etc. see page 86.
STANDARDS SAE 100R17. ISO 11237 R17. Meets or exceeds EN 857 1SC/2SC performance requirements.
COUPLINGS MegaCrimp®.
TYPE APPROVALS DNV, GL, LR, BV, ABS and MOD.
CHARACTERISTICS/BENEFITS
  • 70% of EN 857 1SC/2SC and 50% of EN 853 1SN/2SN bend radius at rated working pressure.
  • Exceeds working pressure requirements of R17.
  • Superior flex impulse performance: tested with MegaCrimp® to 600,000 impulse cycles.
  • Lightweight.
  • M3K hose is compatible with biodegradable hydraulic fluids like synthetic esters, polyglycols and vegetable oils as well as petroleum-based fluids.
OPTIONAL M3K-MTF: the complete range of M3K is also available with the Gates special MegaTuff™ cover which offers 300 times the abrasion resistance of the standard M3K cover as per ISO 6945, superior ozone and weathering resistance. M3K-MTF is also suitable for in-oil (submersible) applications.
M3K-XTF: the complete range of M4K is also available with the Gates special XtraTuff™ cover which offers 25 times the abrasion resistance of the standard M3K cover as per ISO 6945.
M3KH: for high-temperature applications, Gates recommends the M3KH hose range up to 121°c constant. Please refer to page 48.