Hose End Connector
A fitting located at the end of a hose assembly featuring line pipe threads as specified in API 5B, or for example a flange or hub as specified in API 6A, or hammer lug union, that is butt-welded to or is manufactured as an integral part of the hose coupling material that allows a hose assembly to be connected to a piping system. NOTE: See Figure 11.
Source: API SPEC 7K, Drilling and Well Servicing Equipment Upstream Segment, Fifth Edition, June 2010 (August 2010). Global Standards