Proper storage of large diameter PVC layflat hose can maintain its integrity. Besides, it helps prevent damage and ensure optimal performance. Then here are some tips to keep in mind.
Store the water discharge hose in a cool and dry place with good ventilation. Besides, keep it away from direct sunlight, extreme temp and heat. Because UV and high temp can degrade the PVC and shorten the lifespan of the hose.
Avoid sharp objects and rough surface
Protect the hose from contact with sharp object, abrasives, or sharp edge. Because these can cause cut and wear. While you can use hose rack and reel to keep the hose elevated.
Coil and unreel
When coil or unreel the hose, avoid kink, twist and over bend that can lead to weak spot. Coil the hose in large loop or on a reel to remain its shape and prevent damage.
Handling with care
Handle the hose and never drag or drop it. Because that can cause wear or damage.
Regularly inspect and clean the hose to remove dirt. You can just use the clear water but other solvents. Because those can hurt the hose.
Avoid contact with chemical
Large diameter PVC lay flat hose resists a wide range of chemicals. However, it’s important to avoid contact with solvent and fuel.
Inspect the hose regularly for signs of damage and wear. Then check for crack, bulge, leak or any other visible issues that may affect the hose. Then replace the hose if there was any damage.
Connect the hose well with fitting prevent leak. You can consult the supplier for the best solution.