Composite hose made from polyester fabrics and films with an aromatic barrier layer, reinforced with internal and external wire helixes.
Bituflex is suitable for the transfer of bitumen and tar at elevated temperatures, primarily for wand/hand bar applications.
Bitumen is generally handled at elevated temperatures. Medical specialists advise that burns from bitumen usually affect the full thickness of skin, generally requiring a skin graft. Use of suitable personal protective equipment is strongly recommended.
Inner wire : Galvanised zinc coated mild steel
Lining : Polyamide Fabric/PTFE Film
Outer cover : PVC Coated Terylene Weave Fabric
Colour Code : Red outer fabric cover with White/Yellow Stripe
Outer Wire : Galvanised zinc coated mild steel
Elongation : 10% on proof pressure
Maximum Twist : 10° /mtr
Vacuum range : 0.9 bar
Electrical resistance : 2.5 Ohms/mtr < 2” Hose | 1.0 Ohms/mtr > 2” Hose
Manufactured to the specifications where applicable to EN 13765 Type 4
Bituflex is suitable for temperatures to +150°C continuous and to +180°C in surges, however, pressure capability ratings would be reduced by 50% when temperatures exceed 100°C.
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Minimum Burst Pressure:4 times Working Pressure (safety factor 4:1)
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