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Why Metal Hose?

  • Gases will not permeate hose wall
  • Cleanable with steam or compatible chemicals, inside and outside
  • Material does not degrade from sunlight or radiant heat
  • Broad range of chemical resistance, inside and outside
  • Electrically conductive, dissipates energy, no capacity to store energy as with fluoropolymers
  • Stainless steel is non-sparking
  • High cycle life in motion applications
  • Low force to bend in motion applications, minimal strain on connecting equipment
  • Highly flexible, kink resistant
  • Does not degrade in high temperature applications
  • Will not burn or sustain combustion
  • Non-contaminating, no leeching of chemicals as with some rubber or plastic compounds
  • No discoloring of transferred chemicals
  • More economical than fluoropolymer constructed convoluted hose
  • Absorbs vibration
  • Flexible in low temperature applications to -50°F
  • Capable of high working pressures with a low weight to performance ration
  • Rugged construction, not easily damaged
  • Full vacuum capability - will not collapse