PU clear steel wire hose is a highly flexible and durable duct hose. Because PU is nontoxic and odorless, it is also ideal for food use. Thus people often use it to transfer grains. It’s true that PU flexible ducting hose is durable. But you should use the polyurethane ducting correctly. Otherwise there will be problems which can reduce the service life.
Here are some suggestions to use a clear polyurethane ducting from Orientflex
First of all, you must choose the PU ducting hose that suits your needs. Because there are many kinds of such duct hose on the market. While each of them are different in property, quality and work condition. Thus you should choose the polyurethane ducting based on your special work.
Second, when bend the flexible duct hose, you must do it beyond the min bending radius. Because that will cause problem on the structure. Then it will affect the service life. Thus the PU flexible ducting hose may fail earlier than the designed lifespan.
Third, when add pressure to the flexible plastic hose, the pressure should be uniform. Besides, adjust the pressure slowly. Otherwise the pipe body will be damaged due to excessive pressure.
Fourth, when the medium changes, you should clean the duct hose up after a use. For example, you need to transfer food after the sand transfer. You have to clean up the hose to avoid the sand mixes with the food. Once that happens, the food will be polluted.
Last, after the transfer of corrosive mediums, clean the hose up. Because the reserved chemical or solvent may corrode the hose. Then the polyurethane ducting will not able to use.
Above are the 5 factors you should focus on when use a PU steel wire duct. If you want to learn more about the PU hose and vacuum hose, feel free to contact Orientflex.