The "Silico-Fiberglass 550" is a lightweight and flexible duct that is suited for air, dust, and fume transportation applications in various industrial settings. This air vent duct is made from single-ply silicone coated fiberglass fabric, which makes the hose both lightweight and flexible. Not only is it flexible, this fiberglass hose is also resistant to elements such as moisture, fungus, and many oils. This hose is also reinforced with a spring steel wire helix that provides good strength and durability. It is recommended that the "Silico-Fiberglass 550" should not be used in applications that require continuous flexing.
The "Silico-Fiberglass 550" flex duct is also tolerant to both high and low temperature extremes. This hi temp hose has a working temperature range of -65 degrees to +550 degrees Fahrenheit. This wide temperature range allows the fume hose to be used in a wide variety of air and fume movement applications. Silicones are inert, synthetic compounds with an assortment of forms and uses. Silicones are polymers that include silicon together with carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and sometimes other elements.
The "Silico-Fiberglass 550" flex duct is offered in longer lengths than traditional mandrel built hoses. This air vent duct is offered in a standard length of both 12 & 25 feet with plain cut ends. Specialty sized cuffs are available for the ends of this fiberglass hose for an additional cost. This flexible duct is available in several internal diameter sizes ranging from 2 inches to 12 inches. Tolerances on the ID size are -0.00 to +0.125 for 6 inches and under and -0.00 to +0.250 for 8 inches and over. The versatility of this hi temp hose makes it a great choice for a variety of applications, such as industrial dry cleaning, vehicle exhaust systems, rocket support ducts, garage exhausts, and other high temperature applications. If you have any questions or need additional information about "Silico-Fiberglass 550", please do not hesitate to give one of our ducting specialists a call today!