For the most rugged applications where the hose may be subjected to rough treatment and severe external abrasion. Also for hygienic applications, where the external smoothness and cleanability of the hose is of prime importance.
An SS braided hose assembly has a smooth finish, blue EPDM external rubber cover extruded over and vulcanised directly onto the braid. EPDM has excellent chemical resistance, and the hose has a temperature range from -40˚C, -40˚F up to +150˚C, +302˚F. Alternative colours of rubber, and strips with alternative text titles are available to special order.
Rubber covers are only applicable to SS braided hose.
As for RC hose, but where the hose may be required to withstand temperatures from -73˚C, -100˚F up to +204˚C, +400˚F.
An SS braided hose assembly has a platinum cured silicone rubber cover extruded directly onto the braid, with a very smooth external surface finish to aid cleaning.