Why You Should Appreciate Hose Barb Fittings More

Brass hose barb fittings

You may not have put much thought into your garden hose. In fact, most people don’t. But hoses are actually an incredible invention, used in everything from irrigation to your car’s engine, and they wouldn’t be able to work without hose barb fittings. Here’s what you need to know about these under-appreciated workhorses of the valves and fittings world:

What Are Hose Barb Fittings?

Hose barb fittings, essentially, are pieces that attach hoses together or allow hoses to be attached to other objects such as pipes, valves or spigots. These cylindrical pieces fit inside of hoses, their barb-like rings making it easy to push flexible tubing onto them for Continue reading “Why You Should Appreciate Hose Barb Fittings More”