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Technical Details

Prototype hoses can be subjected to exhaustive tests in our R&D centre. Test facilities include:

  • Salt spray test chamber
  • Ambient temperature burst test chamber
  • High temperature burst test chamber
  • Low temperature test chamber
  • Pulse test chamber
  • Elongation test machine
  • Low expansion test machine
  • Tensile test machine
  • Ozone exposure test machine
  • Full spectrum analysis equipment for rubber compound
  • Chemical analysis test bench


Hose Specifications

  • From 6mm diameter up to 48mm diameter are of 3 ply construction, and a wall thickness of 3.5mm.
  • From 49mm diameter up to 83mm diameter are of 4 ply construction, and a wall thickness of 5mm.
  • From 84mm diameter up to 102mm diameter are 5 ply construction, and a wall thickness of 6mm.
  • Bellows hoses are 100mm long and have 2 convolutions reinforced with 3mm diameter stainless steel rings.
  • Straight couplers are 75mm long up to 76mm diameter, and 100mm long from 80mm to 102mm.
  • All elbows have equal leg lengths of 63mm up to 12mm diameter, 100mm from 13mm diameter up to 57mm, and 125mm from 60mm diameter up to 102mm diameter.
  • Straight reducer hoses are 100mm long up to 57mm diameter and 125mm long from 60mm to 102mm.
  • Straight hoses are 1 metre in length.
  • Burst pressures are rated at 4:1 of safe working load.