Have you ever had a hose “bubble” right behind, or very near, the fitting?
Your industrial hose supplier should be aware that tube erosion (typically called the popcorning) in steam hose is most pronounced in hoses on the market which have tube of inferior rubber. The popcorn effect is what destroys a steam hose and the steam network. It is also what can injure workers when a hose fails. Popcorning destroys steam hose from within and the effect occurs when: