Flexaust introduced its new Heat-Flex, an all-purpose lightweight fabric-reinforced hose designed for automotive and industrial air movement, ventilation and fume control applications up to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
Heat-Flex CW-325 hose is a single-ply acrylic coated fabric hose that is reinforced with a spring steel wire helix and designed for midrange temperature applications up to 325 degrees. The company says it is flexible and lightweight and comes in 2- to 12-inner-diameter-inch standard sizes (16-inch custom) in 25-foot lengths.
Listed as UL 94V-0 flame retardant, Flexaust Heat-Flex CW-325 hose weighs 0.25 lbs.-ft. for the 2-inch size and 2 lbs.-ft. for the 12-inch size. Standard with plain ends, options include cuffs and an external PVC wear strip. A heavy-wall two-ply version also is offered.