Air hoses are widely used for air compressors, a good quality air hose can help with the air compressor and air-powered tools work more efficient. On the other hand, an inferior air hose might adversely influence the whole air delivery system. It might unable to withstand air pressure in work and unable to diver the enough air to the right place. Therefore we need to make the right decision on choosing the right air hoses.
What aspects you should concern about to choose a high quality air hose? First of all, you should choose the right material. There are various material options for producing air hoses, including PVC air hose, hybrid air hose (compound of rubber and PVC), PU and rubber, etc. To choose the material, of course you need to consider the application needs and the budgets.
Among these various materials, rubber is a commonly used and traditional material for air hoses. They performed the best on anti-abrasion and are able to work under all weather conditions. It will be still flexible and use in the temperature between -22 ℉ to 176 ℉. Let’s see the words that use to describe rubber air hoses, including “heavy”, “durable”, “strong.” You never need to worry about the rubber hoses kink or aging issue. These are the quality air hoses contained characteristics.
While you choose rubber air or water hoses, there are 10 bar working pressure, 20 bar working pressure, and 28 bar working pressure choices. If you have special requirements for working pressure, we, Orientflex can also provide wire reinforced rubber air hoses, which widely applied in mines. They can take up to 42 bar working pressure. We produced air hoses obtain a good reputation from the buyers.
If you need air hoses, you might also need to consider about size and length. It depends on the application requires. For example, the air hoses used for airing up tires, 25ft might be enough. Size depends the required air quantity. Also, you can decide to choose smooth surface or wrapped surface. If you have any thoughts on air hoses, or you have demands, please contact us to get your exclusive air hose buyer’s guide.