MRO Magazine


Insulated blower hose transfers heat for people and processes

December 9, 2014 - A lightweight, insulated blower hose that is highly compressible, energy efficient and easy to handle for onsite construction, fracking, oil & gas, and utilities applications has been introduced by FLEXAUST.

Flexaust Arctic Duct U Insulated Blower Hose features a 1” fiberglass insulation barrier that is protected by two single-ply fabric polyester plies and reinforced with a spring steel wire helix and an external PVC coated wearstrip.  Providing an R4 insulation value, this hose operates over a -40°F to 250°F range and has a 5:1 compression ratio for storage.

Manufactured with flame-retardant materials, Flexaust Arctic Duct U Insulated Blower Hose comes in 4” to 20” I.D. sizes, lengths are made to order, and plain sewn cuffs are standard with belted cuffs optional. Standard colour is yellow with a black wearstrip; custom colours and connections are optional. This hose has a smooth interior to promote efficient airflow.

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