Braided hoses (sometimes called flex hose) are really just thin-walled metal bellows with a woven mesh over them. The inner bellows often get dented or damaged while the braided mesh hides the damage. This creates stress points that cause failures.

Braided hoses (sometimes called flex hose) are really just thin-walled metal bellows with a woven mesh over them. The inner bellows often get dented or damaged while the braided mesh hides the damage. This creates stress points that cause failures.

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