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PureFlex® PVC Food and Sanitary Hose with Wire Helix Reinforcement

The PureFlex® PVC Food and Sanitary Hose with Wire Helix Reinforcement, is a full vacuum rated and economical hose is ideally suited for the handling of food and beverages, as well as bulk pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Manufactured from FDA materials, it is crystal clear to allow the monitoring of fluid flow. This lightweight hose is frequently used on liquid fill packaging machines. It is also suitable for use in deionized water and potable water systems. It can be used as a pneumatic line or for breathing air lines.

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Product Features & Benefits

  • SANITARY: FDA approved materials meet or exceed 3A, USDA, and California Proposition 65 requirements. NSF 51 and NSF 61 approved hose is also available.
  • CHEMICAL COMPATIBILITY: PVC is resistant to a wide range of common industrial chemicals (consult with the factory for specific recommendations).
  • COMPATIBLE: PVC is suitable for general use in slaughtering, processing, transporting and storage areas in direct contact with meats or poultry food products prepared under Federal Inspection. It is silicone-free.
  • STATIC DISSIPATION: The imbedded electrogalvanized helical steel wire can be attached to the end fitting to prevent static build up when conveying certain fluids.
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Fittings

Over 40 standard fitting styles are available including flanged, sanitary, JIC, NPT, Cam Lock, PFA Encapsulated, Solid Kynar® and Polypropylene fittings. Standard material is 316 Stainless Steel. Non-Wetted fitting material is Epoxy Powder coated Carbon Steel. Fitting designs feature high performance smooth internal surface finishes exceeding FDA, USDA, Pharmacopoeia class VI and 3A standards. All collars are Stainless Steel.

Electrically Heated Option

Electrically heated options may be applied to many of the hose assemblies available from PureFlex®. Our superior insulations and precisely applied heating elements provide the most temperature-stable heated hoses on the market. PureFlex heated hoses are excellent for maintaining viscosity control, freeze protection, and dispensing temperature-sensitive media. Temperature options available from ambient to 450°F (hose selection dependent).

If interested in learning if the electrical heated option can be applied to your specific hose requirements, please complete the Electric Heating Option Form and submit to solutions@andronaco.com.  

Specifications

Temperature Range

Temperature Range: 25°F (-4°C) to 150°F (+65°C)  
I.D.
Nominal
(in.)
O.D.
Nominal
(in.)
Maximum
Working
Pressure (psi)
@70°F(20°C)
Maximum
Working
Pressure (psi)
@122°F(50°C)
Vacuum
Rating
(in/Hg)
Minimum
Bend
Radius (in.)
Approximate
Weight
Per 100 Foot
(lbs)
  Maximum working pressure decreases as temperature increases.
Rated pressures can only be obtained with proper coupling procedures
1/4 0.500 250 80 29.9 1.0 10
3/8 0.625 150 80 29.9 1.5 13
1/2 0.813 150 80 29.9 2.0 21
5/8 1.000 150 65 29.9 2.5 30
3/4 1.125 150 65 29.9 3.0 36
1 1.375 100 45 29.9 4.0 44
1 1/4 1.750 100 50 29.9 5.0 74
1 1/2 2.000 100 35 29.9 6.0 84
2 2.500 100 35 29.9 8.0 112

Technical Details

  • Construction: Crystal Clear PVC
  • Size Range: ¼” to 2”
  • Pressure rating: Full Vacuum to 250 PSI
  • Temperature range: 25°F (-4°C) to +150°F (65°C)

Applications

  • Deionized Water
  • Food and Beverage
  • Vacuum Pumps
  • Coolant Lines
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