Formerly Black Gold Hydraulic Hose
(Specification 4657, GC)
RECOMMENDED FOR: Flexible hydraulic connections between the Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) and critical drilling equipment such as top drives, iron roughnecks and pipe handlers that demand extreme performance and durability.
CAUTION: Use assemblies made entirely with Gates hose, couplings and crimp specifications. Do not mix-and-match hoses, couplings or crimp specifications from different manufacturers.
TEMPERATURE: -40°C to +100°C continuous service.
CONSTRUCTION: Tube: Type C (Nitrile). Black.
Reinforcement: Braided, high tensile steel wire.
Cover: Type C2 (Modified Nitrile). Black with gold stripe.
Design Factor: 4:1
COUPLINGS: Crimped couplings. Contact Gates E&S distributor for a full range of coupling materials and fitting options.
BRANDING: Continuous transfer label. Example: “Gates® Black Gold® 16PB 3250 G> 1” (25.4 mm) 225 BAR (3250 PSI) Gates® Engineered Flame Resistant MSHA 2G-11C”
SPECIAL ORDER REQ: None.
REMNANT LENGTHS: None.
STANDARDS: Meets performance requirements of SAE100R1 and SAE J1942 (USCG.) MSHA Flame-Resistant. ABS type approval pending.