Press Release Summary:
Designed for material handling of abrasive media under vacuum, TPU VAC SW Hose offers lightweight, flexible alternative to heavy-walled PVC and rubber hoses and provides abrasion resistance. Embedded copper static wire allows for hose to be grounded, eliminating static electricity build-up during material transfer. Available in sizes from 3-8 in., extruded Thermoplastic Urethane hose is resistant to ozone and UV attack, as well as oil, grease, and chemicals.
Original Press Release:
Novaflex Extruded Thermo-Plastic Urethane (TPU) Vacuum Hose Now Available With Static Wire
Richmond Hill, ON - The Novaflex Group is proud to announce that their industry-leading TPU VAC Hose specifically designed for material handling of abrasive media under vacuum is now available with static wire. The TPU VAC SW Hose is a lightweight, flexible alternative to heavy-walled PVC and rubber hoses and offers excellent abrasion resistance. This new version; with the addition of the imbedded copper static wire, allows for the hose to be grounded to eliminate static electricity build-up during material transfer applications where static is a concern. Novaflex's TPU VAC SW Hose features all-weather construction - resistant to ozone and UV attack, polyurethane wall for superior abrasion resistance and lightweight, smooth inner tube for maximum product flow. Other advantages of Thermo-Plastic Urethane include: outstanding low temperature performance, excellent mechanical properties, high tear strength and elasticity, high transparency, as well as good oil, grease and chemical resistance. The external wear strip prevents damage to the hose from dragging. Novaflex's TPU VAC Hose SW is available in sizes ranging from 3" to 8", with larger sizes available upon request. Operating temperature range from -50°F to 200°F. Rated for full vacuum.
About The Novaflex Group
The Novaflex Group, founded in 1977, is a privately owned North American designer and manufacturer of hose and duct products to industry for the movement of air, liquid and materials. Throughout their twenty-eight year history, Novaflex has earned a reputation for providing innovative and high quality products for industrial venting and duct systems. The Novaflex Group operates thirteen manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities across North America with Company headquarters based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. The associated companies of The Novaflex Group are: Flexmaster Canada Ltd., Z-Flex U.S., Novaflex Industries, Novaflex Hose, Novaflex Plastics and Techose Ltee.
The Novaflex Group attributes their success to a corporate philosophy of creating value for customers with innovative products and services that exceed customer expectations and requirements. The Company continuously seeks ways to improve the quality of their products and processes. Today, Novaflex is an industry leader whose quality products are sold across North America and internationally.