Stainless Steel Hose Barb Fittings

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What is a Hose Barb Fitting?

A hose barb fitting is a type of connector placed at the end of a hose to connect or grip with another hose or device. The barb is a raised ridge or bumps on the fitting that grips the inside diameter of a tube, sealing the connection.


There are many advantages to barb fittings. Examples include:

  • Creates A Secure Connection
  • Tight space configurations
  • Easy To Install
  • Resistant To Blow Off
  • Minimal Maintenance Is Required

Your Stainless Steel Hose Barb Source

SHF Inc. maintains a large inventory of hose barbs manufactured in an ISO 9001 approved facility, with a strict quality control system in place to ensure precision quality threads. Whether you need a standard size or custom solution, we can meet your needs on time and within budget.

Our hose barbs fittings are available in a wide variety of configurations, such as male NPT, female JIC, male SAE, male BSPT just to name a few. Barb sizes start for hoses as small as 1/8” thru 4”

In-house machining and welding capabilities enable us to produce custom parts with exceptional quality. Slope and depth of the barb, sharpness of the gripping edge, number of barbs, and spacing of barbs can be adapted to boost performance.

CNC machined threads and traceability like laser-inked part numbers, heat codes, batch numbers, and unique serialization can be added to any fitting. On-site hose burst testing up to 24,000 pounds per square inch is available. It’s used to confirm no leak paths are present and devices can hold desired pressures.

High-Performance Hose Barb Fittings For Tough Processes

Our stock is made with 316, however, the custom materials available are Monel, Hastelloy, Inconel.

This alloy has a high chromium content, creating a self-healing oxide film that protects against corrosion. Other benefits of this material include:

  • High Strength
  • Hygienic
  • Lightweight
  • Easy To Clean
  • Withstands Extreme Temperatures
  • Stands Up To Chemical Exposure
  • Sanitary
  • Non-Magnetic, In Specific Grades
  • Recyclable
  • Resists Impact

Custom SS Barbed Fittings For Any Industry

Without the right fittings, hose strength is useless. SHF Inc.-manufactured stainless steel hose barb fittings are perfect for use by a wide array of industries. Business sectors we support include:

Let’s Get Started

Hydraulic power is essential to keep processes moving. To discuss your stainless steel hose barb fitting needs, please reach out to us. Our team is happy to discuss your requirements in greater detail. With unparalleled inventory and quick-turnaround capabilities, we have you covered.

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