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PureFlex SmoothFlex™ Series PTFE Smooth-Bore Hose, Stainless Steel Reinforcement, FDA Approved

The PureFlex® SmoothFlex™ Series PTFE Smooth-Bore Hose, Stainless Steel Reinforcement, FDA Approved hose is a flexible smooth bore PTFE hose with stainless steel braid reinforcement that is designed for long trouble-free service in a wide range of applications that may involve pressure, temperature and chemical extremes. The hose is available in virgin PTFE for high purity applications and anti-static conductive black PTFE where electrostatic dissipation is required. SmoothFlex™ is an excellent choice for pharmaceuticals, food and beverage applications, the transfer of viscous media such as paints and adhesives, fluid transfer of corrosive chemicals, and high temperature hyraulic applications.

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Product Features & Benefits

  • CORROSION RESISTANT: PTFE is fully resistant to the broadest range of industrial chemicals and has a zero-corrosion rate with lower life cycle costs.
  • CLEANABLE: Non-Stick, low porosity tube is self-cleaning and does not trap bacteria and can be cleaned with steam, detergents, caustics or solvents.
  • SANITARY: FDA- approved materials meet or exceed Pharmacopoeia class VI SIP & CIP.
  • LONG LIFE CYCLES
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Hose Cover Options

  1. Silicone Cover
  2. Anti Scuff Sock
  3. Fire Sleeve
  4. Polyolefin Hat Shrink (other colors available)
  5. Anti Kink Guard
  6. Spring Guard
  7. HDPE Armor

 

Applications

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Food & Beverage
  • Viscous Media Transfer

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.  

Technical Details

  • Applications:Small bore for medium and high pressure
  • Liner material:PTF
  • Cover:Stainless brai
  • Size range:1/8" to 1-1/2
  • Pressure rating:Full vacuum to 5000 PS
  • Temperature range:-65°F to +450°F

Specifications

Nominal Bore (SN) Dash Size

Dash
Size
Nominal
I.D.
(inch)
Nominal
O.D.
(inch)
Working
Pressure
(psi)
Minimum
Burst
(psi)
Minimum Bend
Radius
(in)
Weight
(lbs)
  Ratings are based at 70°F (21°C)
Temperature range -65°F (-54°C) to 450°F (232°C)
-3 .125 .24 3,260 13,040 1.6 .047
-4 .187 .30 2,750 11,000 2.0 .077
-5 .250 .35 2,610 10,440 3.0 .098
-6 .312 .43 2,540 10,160 4.0 .110
-7 .375 .48 2,390 9,560 5.0 .124
-8 .405 .54 2,030 8,120 5.4 .124
-10 .500 .64 1,740 6,960 6.6 .154
-12 .625 .74 1,270 5,080 8.0 .170
-14 .750 .91 1,010 4,040 9.2 .198
-16 .875 1.03 870 3,480 9.2 .273
-18 1.000 1.15 870 3,480 12.0 .305
-20 1.125 1.3 630 2,520 16.4 .350

True Bore (ST) Full I.D. Size

Actual
I.D.
(inch)
Nominal
O.D.
(inch)
Working
Pressure
(psi)
Minimum
Burst
(psi)
Vacuum
Rating
(In Hg)
Minimum Bend
Radius
(in)
Weight
(lbs / ft)
  Ratings are based at 70°F (21°C)
Temperature range -65°F (-54°C) to 500°F (260°C)
1/4 .35 2,610 10,440 29.9 3.0 .098
3/8 .48 2,390 9,560 29.9 5.0 .124
1/2 .64 1,740 6,960 29.9 6.6 .154
3/4 .91 1,010 4,040 20.0 9.2 .198
1 1.15 870 3,480 14.0 12.0 .305

High Pressure (SH)

Size Nominal
I.D.
(inch)
Nominal
O.D.
(inch)
Working
Pressure
(psi)
Minimum
Burst
(psi)
Minimum Bend
Radius
(in)
Weight
(lbs / ft)
  Ratings are based at 70°F (21°C)
Temperature range -65°F (-54°C) to 400°F (204°C)
Reduce working pressure on all sizes to maximum of 3,000psi @ 400°F (204°C)
For impulse services reduce working pressures by 1,000psi
1/4 .222 .375 5,000 16,000 1.5 .108
3/8 .308 .473 5,000 16,000 2.5 .180
1/2 .401 .600 5,000 16,000 2.9 .240
5/8 .459 .710 5,000 16,000 3.3 .324
3/4 .617 .970 5,000 16,000 4.0 .660
1 .867 1.250 5,000 16,000 5.0 1.020
1 1/4 1.125 1.600 4,000 16,000 12.0 1.680
1 1/2 1.375 1.920 4,000 12,000 14.0 2.280

Ultra-High Pressure (SU)

Size Nominal
I.D.
(inch)
Nominal
O.D.
(inch)
Working
Pressure
(psi)
Minimum
Burst
(psi)
Minimum Bend
Radius
(in)
Weight
(lbs / ft)
  Ratings are based at 70°F (21°C)
Temperature range -65°F (-54°C) to 400°F (204°C)
*Reduce working pressure on all sizes to maximum of 3,000psi @ 400°F (204°C)
1/4 .229 .495 6,000 24,000 3.00 .24
3/8 .300 .615 6,000 24,000 5.00 .40
1/2 .395 .725 6,000 24,000 5.75 .49
5/8 .525 .885 4,000* 12,000 6.25 .67
3/4 .650 1.060 4,000* 12,000 7.75 .93
1 .875 1.370 4,000* 12,000 9.63 1.45
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