Balflex® Thermoplastic hoses are produced to Balflex® specifications and according to ISO 3949, SAE J517 and EN 855 standards. They cover a wide variety of medium to high pressure applications, in thermoplastic, textile and steel reinforcement, for petroleum and water base hydraulic fluids.
Balflex® optimized the production of these hoses and their compatibility with a wide range of connectors, in order to assure the highest performance and the most extensive range of applications. highest performance and the most extensive range of applications.
Balflex® thermoplastic hoses are designed with different safety factors relating minimum burst pressure and recommended working pressure. Working pressure and nominal diameter are always branded on the hose.
Thermoplastic hoses are designed for petroleum base hydraulic fluids applications with a temperature range of –40˚C (-40˚F) to +100˚C (+100˚F). Thermoplastic hoses may also be used for water base hydraulic fluids if the working temperature does not exceed +65˚C (+149˚F).