The "Tornado Flex" is a lightweight hose made from made from single-ply PVC coated polyester fabric. This flexible air ducting product is given extra protection and durability through the reinforcement from a spring steel wire helix. "Tornado Flex" is an affordable hose that is recommended for industrial air movement applications. This product also features an external wear-strip that offers additional external abrasion protection and drag resistance. The addition of the wear-strip gives these industrial hoses longevity when used in non-permanent applications. Also, this lightweight hose is highly compressible and capable of retracting into a fraction of its fully extended length, allowing for easy transportation and storage. "Tornado Flex" has up to an 11 to 1 compression ratio, meaning that a 25ft. coil will reduce down to just over 2 feet!
The "Tornado Flex" industrial hoses are made from hose materials that are listed as UL 94V-0 flame retardant. UL 94V-0 means that these hose materials stop burning within 10 seconds of being exposed to a flame (given that the source of fuel is removed from the burn area). This product is also manufactured with materials that meet NFPA 701 standards. This flexible air ducting has a temperature range of -20 degrees to +180 degrees Fahrenheit. The lightweight nature of these industrial hoses combined with their ability to withstand high and low temperatures make them a great choice for a wide variety of applications involving airflow. The "Tornado Flex" lightweight hose is made-to-order and comes in standard 25 ft lengths. The standard color for this product is yellow with a black wear-strip, but custom colors are available upon request in olive drab, tan, blue and white. This lightweight hose comes with plain cut ends but cuffs and belted finishes are available and can be factory installed at the time of production.
The standard internal diameter sizes offered for this flexible air ducting product range from 4 to 24 inches with custom sizes available up to 52 inches. The lightweight construction of this flexible air ducting gives it a wide range of applications involving airflow such as blower hoses, wave pool blowers, mining, A/C ventilation, cold air supply, humidity control, and smoke ejectors. If you have questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to give one of our ducting specialists a call today!