Flexible stainless steel hose is quite a good material for modern industry. However, the quality of the metal hose pipe is also different on the market.
Then how to choose a high quality flexible steel hose?
First, watch the weaving effect of the tube body. There should not be jumping, break or stack. Besides, the higher the interweaving density of the weaving style, the better the flexible steel hose. While you can check the space among the steel wires. The small the space is, the better the metal hose will be.
Second, you can check whether the material of the pipe body is stainless steel. The higher the grade of stainless steel, the better the corrosion resistance. While you only need to use stainless steel identification potion to test. Generally, the detection of 304 stainless steel wire is high-end.
Third, check the material and quality of other parts. For example, if the nut and core are copper fitting. If the copper nut is polished and chrome-plated. Whether there are burrs on the surface, etc. Finally, check whether the steel sleeve is made of 304 material. The method is the same as above. In short, the material should be better.
Last, When the stainless steel hose is always in use, the joint may pull out or the explosion occurs within 25mm from the joint. But it should not be a quality problem of the metal hose. Because it concerns to the quality of the joint.
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