The "Silico-550 Insulated" hi-temp hose is suited for air handling applications and offers excellent external abrasion and chemical resistance. The Silico-550 Insulated high temp flexible hose consists of two layers. The inner layer consists of double-ply silicone coated woven fiberglass fabric with a spring steel wire helix. The outer layer consists of single-ply neoprene impregnated polyester fabric reinforced with a spring steel wire helix. These two layers are separated by 1-inch fiberglass insulation (R-value is 4). The flexible insulated duct is designed for fume conveyance in industrial air movement applications. In industrial use, this flexible insulated duct allows for minimal heat loss, while maintaining good flexibility and protection from external abrasions and harsh chemicals.
The "Silico-550 Insulated" hi-temp hose has a wide working temperature range. The industrial ducting is designed to withstand temperatures of high and low extremes. The inner layer of the high temp flexible hose has a range of -65 to +550 degrees Fahrenheit (+600 F intermittent). The outer layer of the flexible insulated duct has a range of -40 to +250 degrees Fahrenheit. Not only is the high temp flexible hose able to withstand extreme environments, it is also able to remain flexible without suffering from heat loss.
The "Silico-550 Insulated" hi temp hose’s standard length is 12 feet but it can be custom made up to 25 feet. The flexible insulated duct is available in several ID sizes including: 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8 inches. The inner layer comes in an iron oxide red color and the outer layer comes in black with plain cut ends. The hi temp hose is applicable for use with fumes in a variety of markets including: aerospace, aluminum refractory, plastics industry, safety equipment, fume exhaust, and ventilation. If you have questions or need additional information about this flexible insulated duct, please do not hesitate to give one of our ducting specialists a call today!