Continental Heavy-Duty Air Hose
By MRO Magazine
Super Rock Drill 600 HT, Continental new heavy-duty air hose, has been introduced for the construction and mining markets. The air hose is designed for applications requiring high working pressure hose in a high temperature environment.
“This is a hand-built hose that is exceptionally applicable to customers and markets that operate in hazardous environs,” said Laszlo Dobo, Product Manager, Continental’s industry hoses. “The material in the heavy-duty air hose provides an ideal solution on construction sites, mines and quarries.”
The hose offers 600-psi working pressure and complies to Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) guidelines on a 4:1 safety factory. The EPDM rubber provides good ozone resistance in outside applications.
The hose is characterized as a heat-resistant CPE tube, ARPM class B, which is medium oil resistance and withstands an operating temperature of 135C. The black industry hose has spiral-plied wires for high working pressure at high temps and is supplied with industry standard yellow EPDM cover to resist ozone.