Military Specifications
Fitting: MIL-DTL-83798
Hose: MIL-DTL-83797
Hose Assembly: MIL-DTL-83796

Example of Military Part Number: M83796/1E185A
(Hose assembly, flared, straight fittings, 18-5/8 inch in length, for 1/4 inch tubing, cadmium plated steel with aluminum sockets.)

Hydrasearch lightweight hose assemblies can be used as flexible connections in medium pressure airframe applications where flexibility, weight and fire resistance are important. Hydrasearch lightweight hose is used for applications with operating pressures up to 1000 PSI, and having a temperature range of -65ºF to +250ºF (see MIL-DTL-83797 for specific temperature ranges). Not recommended for hydraulic impulse applications or vacuum applications without internal support spring.
Unit of Measure


Hydrasearch Item No.

N/A See PDF, "Guide to Building Hose Assemblies"

Fitting MIL Spec.

N/A MIL-DTL-83798

Hose MIL Spec.

N/A MIL-DTL-83797

Hose Assembly MIL Spec.

N/A MIL-DTL-83796


N/A Sizes 3, 4, 5 are steel insert assemblies with aluminum sockets.
Sizes 6 and up are all aluminum.
Aluminum and steel are to be in accordance with Table I of MIL-DTL-83798.


N/A Aluminum Alloy, anodized in accordance with MIL-A-8625, Type II, Class 2.
Steel, cadmium plated (zinc plating option per ASTM B633 Type II, F/Zn 5) in accordance with AMS-QQ-P-416.


N/A Dimensional information is for reference only.
Variations from these dimensions, on actual parts, may occur as the result of engineering revisions.



N/A   Cancer and Reproductive Harm