The Flexaust Flex-Tube PV PVC duct hose, used for dust control, ventilation, and fume exhaust applications, is a medium weight, clear PVC hose, reinforced with a rigid external black PVC helix; it resists external abrasion, crushing, and chemicals, and is very flexible for easy manipulation. A temperature range of 20 to 160 degrees F makes it suitable for applications such as woodworking fume extraction and dust collection. This duct hose is clear for viewing inside, and has a smooth interior to assure efficient air flow. Flexaust cuffs are available for this duct hose.
Duct hoses are flexible or rigid tubes that convey gases, liquids, and lightweight bulk materials from one location to another. They are made from an array of materials that range from polyurethane and thermoplastic rubber, to PVC and aluminum-coated fiberglass fabric, and are typically reinforced with a steel wire or rigid plastic helix, also known as a “spiral.” Duct hoses are secured with hose clamps or U-bolts, and two pieces of hose are joined with a hose connector. Common applications for duct hoses include heating and cooling, ventilation, fume and smoke exhaust, vacuum cleaning, moving chips and shavings, handling bulk packing materials, and water and waste discharge.
Flexaust manufactures flexible hose, metal ducting, and accessories for industrial and commercial applications. The company, founded in 1938 and headquartered in San Diego, CA, is part of the international Schauenburg Group.