OBSOLETE: General Purpose Hydraulic Hose with Matte Cover – 540N | #540N-5

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Part Number:540N-5


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Technical Specifications

Hose I.D. (size): 5/16
Disclaimer: The user, through its own analysis and testing, is solely responsible for making the final selection of the system and components and assuring that all performance, endurance, maintenance, safety and warning requirements of the application are met. The user must analyze all aspects of the application, follow applicable industry standards, and follow the information concerning the product in the current product catalog and in any other materials provided from Parker or its subsidiaries or authorized distributors. Refer to Fluid Connectors Safety Guide.
Weight: 0.07 lb/ft, 0.10 kg/m
Hose Outside Diameter: 15 mm, .580 inch
Hose Inside Diameter: 5/16 inch, 8 mm
Maximum Operating Pressure: 2,500 psi, 17.2 MPa
Compatible Fitting: 56 Series
Minimum Operating Temperature: -40 °F, -40 °C
Maximum Operating Temperature: 212 °F, 100 °C
Minimum Bend Radius: 1-3/4 inch, 44 mm
Specifications Met: SAE 100R7, MSHA Complaint Cover, DNG-GL Approved
Media: Air, Chemicals, Hydraulic Fluid, Oil, Water
Application: Agriculture Equipment, Car Wash, Hydraulics, Industrial Equipment, Machine Tool, Mobile Equipment, Pneumatics
Hose Type: General Purpose
Color: Black

Item Information

Parker’s 540N General Purpose Hydraulic Hose meets or exceeds SAE 100R7, is MSHA accepted, and has a matte cover for low coefficient of friction. It is one of the most popular thermoplastic hoses Parker offers and is used in a wide variety of applications. Featuring excellent chemical compatibility and the ability to handle a greater range of fluid compatibility in comparison to SAE 100R1AT hose, the 540N is the optimum solution for applications that involve the conveyance of fluids, gases and other media, such as agricultural spraying, hot water, fire-resistant fluid and more. Similar to 3TR7/3130 hose but weighing in at 20% less.


  • Agriculture
  • Industrial
  • Machine Tool
  • Automation
  • Fluid Handling


  • Matte cover for low coefficient of friction
  • Handles greater range of fluid capability than SAE 100R1AT hose
  • Special order colors
  • Twin or multi-line configurations available
  • Excellent chemical compatibility
  • Clean core tube


  • Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Agricultural spraying
  • Polyurethane foam mixers
  • Fire-resistant fluid
  • Air or water transfer
  • Car wash wands
  • Carpet cleaning equipment


  • Meets/Exceeds SAE 100R7
  • MSHA Accepted

Technical Specifications:

  • Tube: Nylon
  • Reinforcement: Fiber
  • Cover: Polyurethane, perforated
  • Hose I.D. is nominal
  • Hose O.D. is maximum

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