Vardex® is a spiral steel wire reinforced PVC hose made from non-toxic ingredients conforming to FDA standards. Vardex®, with its steel wire reinforcement coil, is especially suited for applications where resistance to kinking is of primary importance. Vardex® permits full vacuum capabilities (29.9 in./Hg.) for all sizes without hose collapse. Constructed of corrosion-resistant PVC, Vardex® can be used to transport various chemicals in areas with tight turns and sharp bends. Its bend radius is approximetly four times the I.D. For more information on Vardex® Flexible tubing please visit our website at www.emcoplastics.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&product_ID=179&ParentCat=77 or call Emco Plastics at 800-292-9906.