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Silicone Vacuum Hose

Polyester and wire reinforced platinum cured silicone vacuum hose (60° Shore A hardness).

Manufactured using a platinum cured silicone elastomer which is compositionally compliant with FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 and can meet up to USP Class VI standards. These hoses are supplied in 4m lengths, with a temperature range of -60°C to +200°C (+220°C spot) in standard form and bore sizes available from ¼“ (6.3mm) to 6“ (152.4mm).

The wall construction is made of plies of knitted polyester cloth impregnated with silicone and a stainless steel wire reinforcing helix embedded between the plies. The inner bore of such hoses are smoothly lined for clear and low friction and finished with a smooth outer skin of silicone for complete integrity. This range also incorporates wire reinforcement at 4 turns per inch, resulting in extreme flexibility and the ability to handle increased operating pressures.

Standard colour is translucent. These hoses are ideally suited for clean industry process/production use.

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Details & Specs


Pressure Range

This range of hoses are designed to have a working pressure of 10 bar minimum, or full vacuum.

Typical Physical Properties of the Cured Silicone Compound

Raw Material Platinum Cured Silicone
Specific Gravity: 1.2
Hardness: 60-65° shore A (silicone)
Tensile Strength: 10 Mpa (min.) (silicone)
Elongation at Break: 450° (min.) (silicone)
Tear Strength: 38 kN/m (silicone)

Minimum Recommended Bend Radii

Hose Bore (mm)Min C/L Bend Radius

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the user to determine that the finished product, including fittings, complies
with the provisions of FDA 21 CFR 177.2600.


Chemical Resistance

Availability and Fabrication Possibility

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