Chemical Hoses: Benefits, Types and Uses

Posted: Thursday, 14 February 2013 by Franklin Borsman in

Chemical hose is used in a number of industrial applications like manufacturing plants, tank haulers etc. A quality chemical transfer hose is capable of handling a lot of usual industrial chemicals. 

The excellent hoses are rated higher at full vacuum to get the best performance. Discharge hoses and acid chemical suction hoses can handle various inorganic acids including specific hoses for handling the strong oxidizing agents like concentrated sulphuric acids, chromic and nitric. There are other hoses as well capable of handling aliphatic hydrocarbons, aromatic, halo generated hydrocarbons and plenty of chemicals. 

Chemical Hoses Are Used in Some of the Following Industries:

  • Farming
  • Tank haulers
  • Food industries 
  • Manufacturing plants

Types of Chemical Hoses:                           

  • UHMWPE                                                               
  • Ultra-Chem
  • Chemical B
  • Acid suction and discharge hose
  • XLPE 

Apart from these hoses, there are some other hoses as well which are extensively used in various industries. 

Benefits of Chemical Hose:

  • Seal-less design 
  • Low maintenance costs
  • High suction lift 
  • Solids handling
  • Self-priming and dry running 
  • Gentle pumping action
  • Abrasion resistant 
  • Reversible 
  • Accurate dosing 
  • No slip
  • Hygienic 

If you want to buy an appropriate chemical hose, ensure that you first go through its different types and review them thoroughly. This would help you get the best product that you have been looking for and perform various tasks comfortably. 

By Lantech Solutions Ltd Hose Manufacturers UK