For example, an improperly chosen hose may kink. This permanent buckling of the hose disrupts the system media ﬂow and creates a rupture threat. But because kinked hoses are not easily detected, they are in operation throughout industry. Despite its importance, hose selection is often treated as an afterthought.
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Core materials include metal, PTFE, PFA, vinyl, nylon, polyethylene, and rubber; Nominal hose sizes 1/8 to 2 in.; Wide range of fractional and metric end connections; Custom lengths available; Optional covers, tagging, and testing.
This catalog covers Convoluted 316L SS Core Hose Stainless Braid, Hose and Flexible Tubing End Connections, Nylon Core Hose Fiber Braid Reinforced, PFA Core Hose 302 SS Braid Reinforced, PFA Flexible Tubing, Ultrahigh-Purity PFA Tubing, PFA4 and PFA9D, Polyethylene Core Hose Fiber Braid Reinforcement, PTFE Core Hose Convoluted, PTFE Core Hose Smooth Bore, Rubber Core Hose Rayon Fiber Reinforced, Spare Parts and Accessories - Hose and Flexible Tubing, Vacuum Flexible Tubing Convoluted 321 SS, and Vinyl Flexible Tubing.
In a tightly regulated industry like biopharmaceuticals, plant operators can’t change parts on a whim. Fortunately, Swagelok U series PFA hose has all the necessary FDA compliance, and documentation comes with each hose certifying the materials of construction, and the pressure testing.
In addition to the hose itself, we offer a variety of labeling options on Swagelok hose. Choose from self-adhesive labels, matte tags that are color coded, or Perma Tags with up to five lines of information and protected by a silicone gel and sleeve. In the future we will offer RFID tagging as well.
Swagelok U series PFA hose also gives our customers economies of scale.The non-aging and chemical compatibility characteristics of the PFA combine with ultra-flexibility and outstanding kink resistance to provide superior reliability.
A leaking hose can shut down an entire operation. A customer with that kind of emergency needs a replacement now. A lot depends on the individual specifications and stock on hand, but in an emergency, we can usually have a 20-foot hose ready at our Fremont will call counter within about two hours.
Different hoses have different materials of construction that affect maximum length, but we have built some hoses up to 1,800 inches long. If a customer is willing to accept splices, there's virtually no length limit at all.
We help our customers quickly, and our products work. There really isn't much we can't do when it comes to hose.
In a hurry or have a question? Please give us a call at 510-933-6200.
Since 1947, Swagelok Company has designed, developed, and manufactured high-quality, general purpose and specialty fluid system products. Today Swagelok is a $2 billion company with approximately 5,400 associates, 20 manufacturing facilities, 6 global technical centers, and a network of 225 sales and service centers in 70 countries employing about 3,600 sales and service associates. Swagelok Northern California is the sales and service center serving 58 counties of northern California and northwestern Nevada.
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