"Thermoplastic Flex Light-Duty" is a lightweight flexible rubber hose that is recommended for light-duty air and material handling applications. This exhaust hose is made from medium weight thermoplastic rubber reinforced with a spring steel wire helix. Thermoplastic rubbers are a class of copolymers that possess both thermoplastic and elastomeric properties, generally made from a mix of plastic and rubber. The thermoplastic rubber material gives this product great chemical resistance and also provides a longer life in extreme hot and cold environments over standard rubber. The thermoplastic composition also provides excellent moisture, UV, and ozone protection to this industrial duct. Choosing this flexible ducting will offer the following benefits: excellent UV resistance, excellent flexibility, resistance to microbial attack, minimal moisture absorption, and broad temperature operating range. This product is also recyclable.
This exhaust hose is reinforced with a spring steel wire helix that serves to provide protection and durability for the hose. "Thermoplastic Flex Light-Duty" is an industrial duct and is able to operate at both high and low temperatures. The operating temperature of this flexible rubber hose ranges from -40 degrees to +275 degrees Fahrenheit, which is greater than other flexible rubber hoses. Also, the TPE materials of this flexible ducting make it extremely compressible, allowing for easy storage and installation in tight spaces. In sizes 4 inches and up, this product has an 8 to 1 compression ratio, meaning that an 8-foot length of this flexible rubber hose can be compressed down to a foot!
The "Thermoplastic Flex Light-Duty" industrial duct comes in standard sizes of both 25 and 50 feet with plain cut ends and a black finish. This thermoplastic hose is also available in a wide range of internal diameter sizes ranging from 1.5 inches to 16 inches. "Thermoplastic Flex Light-Duty" can be made in any custom length up to 50 ft. This hose can be used for various applications such as brake ducting, cab ventilation, cotton picking, flight simulators, pipe organs, and transmission cooling. If you have questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to give one of our ducting specialists a call today!