• Selecting proper hose and couplings

    Selecting Proper Hoses and Couplings: An Air Hose Case Study


    Air is used as an energy source in almost every type of industry. It is an extremely efficient form of energy and is relatively inexpensive. It is easy to regulate and, when used with the proper equipment, is easy to clean and can be delivered relatively free of moisture, if necessary. Air, as it exists all around us, is at atmospheric pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch. When it is used as an energy source, it is compressed and delivered through a piping system or air hose to tool or...

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  • 3 Quick Tips for Crimping Hose Assemblies


    Crimping has become the preferred method for creating hose assemblies over the last few years as it should; with less tooling required and a more accurate finished diameter why would you expect anything else?  However, with any new process comes the discovery of how to optimize the process to be the most effective and efficient. With that in mind, we want to offer a few quick tips to enhance the process of crimping in the best way possible.

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    Cryogenic Product Design Challenges


    Not many years ago, cryogenics – the production and behavior of materials at very low temperatures – was likely to be understood by a group of people with specialized knowledge in fields like aerospace.

    Working with cryogenic applications means working with systems and components that have very special design and performance requirements. The costs associated with manufacturing and testing can be extreme. For these reasons, relatively few manufacturers have become adept at developing...

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    Confronting Cryogenic Challenges in the Field Leads to New Solutions


    In the cryogenic environment, often it’s confronting challenges in the field – literally – that leads to new answers and new solutions.

    As a recent example illustrates, one of Dixon’s customers was experiencing problems while using bunkering connections during the transfer of liquefied natural gas. Technical specialists from Dixon were called to the scene to witness the next bunkering operation and...

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    Safe and Unsafe Quick Disconnect Coupling Practices


    Quick disconnect couplings can fail without warning! Prior to the operation of quick coupling products, be sure to inspect and replace worn out fittings and safety devices. If a leak is detected during operation, release the pressure from the circuit before investigating the cause of the fluid leak. Do not use your fingers or skin to check for leaks, high pressure leaks of fluids can easily penetrate the skin and can cause serious injury or death.

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  • Dixon to Exhibit at Foodex 2018


    Dixon will be exhibiting at the Foodex Show for the first time this year to showcase their extensive range of hygienic fittings, actuated valves and hygienic hoses assemblies currently in use within the food & beverages industry. The Show will be held 16 - 18 of April.

    Dixon is looking forward to showing visitors their hygienic process equipment and discussing the projects...

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  • Dixon Announces New Hose Catalogue


    Dixon Group Europe Ltd is pleased to announce the launch their new Hose Catalogue.

    As a specialist supplier of industrial hose and hose assemblies, Dixon is amongst a handful of companies certified to the...

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  • Dixon published in the Fall edition of Bakken Oil Report.


    Check out Dixon's article on solving the challenge of Pump Cavitation that was recently published in the Fall edition of Bakken Oil Report. For more information on our...

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  • Dixon Milestone Published by NAM


    Dixon's 100th anniversary milestone was acknowledged by the National Association of Manufacturers in the June edition of their newsletter. Click to read more.

  • Dixon Fire to Exhibit at NFPA Conference


    Come visit us at National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference
    June 13-16, 2016
    Booth 838
    Mandalay Bay Convention Center
    Las Vegas, NV