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Concrete Hose Construction
Ultra Burst Pressure Rated

Concrete Hose Construction Ultra Burst Pressure Rated
Vertical Braided, Spiral Hand Built Spiraled Ply and Knitted Hoses

Primarily, United Equipment Sales offers Four Basic Methods of Hose Construction. Although concrete hose manufacturers make more than 2000 types of hose for specialized applications. Generally, there are only four basic construction methods used. Since each of these 4 methods embodies certain fundamental characteristics that make it particularly suitable for certain functions, an understanding of these methods may assist you in making the best use of this catalog. Click Here Concrete Pumping Accessories

Keep in mind that a reference to anyone of these types of construction will imply all the characteristics and benefits outlined here plus specific features attained through the proper compounding of rubber, fabric wire choice materials, and variation in plies and thickness to ensure that each hose is right for your job.

TYPE 1: Vertical Braided Hose
Entire hose length cured in one operation.

A. Extruded seamless tube.
B. Seamless reinforcing braids of synthetic textile wire, or other material- applied by high speed vertical or horizontal braiders.
C. Rubber layers between braids establish positive bond between braids when vulcanized.
D. Extruded, seamless cover.

Advantages: Flexible. High resistance to kinking. Cover either smooth or wrapped. Available in long continuous lengths. Excellent tensile strength.

TYPE 2: Spiral Hose Built by machine with either textile or wire cord reinforcement applied so that each ply is laid at a given angle for maximum dimensional stability.

A. Extruded or calendered tube.
B. Reinforcement of synthetic textile wire or other material.
C. Rubber layers between reinforcement plies to establish positive bond.
D. Cover.

Advantages: Extremely flexible. Smooth bore, uniform tube. High strength with long length capability.

TYPE 3: Hand Built Spiraled Ply Hose
Built by hand on a mandrel. Cured under pressure applied from outside by cloth wraps and steam.

A. Calendered, or" built-up " tube to fit service .
B. Tailor-made spiral wrapped fabric
C. Wire reinforcement where needed.
D. Cover stock of selected gauge and compound. Wrap cured.

Advantages: Craftsman-built to special requirements. Wide variation in sizes, constructions, and materials. Built-in strength to fit most rugged job requirements. Couplings, fittings, nipples, flanges and beaded ends can be built in. Available in lengths up to 50 feet, in sizes up to 18 inches. On larger diameters, consult UES.

TYPE 4: Knitted Hose

A. Extruded seamless tube .
B. Seamless woven textile jacket .
C. Interwoven wire helix reinforcement where needed.
D. Extruded seamless cover.