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1000 Bar Hose
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- October 9, 2018 |
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At Total Blasting we pride ourselves on supplying best quality pumps and related water blasting accessories. The recent incidents/failures on ½” Rubber 1000 bar water blast hose is a real concern for us. As you are aware we buy hose from a number of manufacturers that produce this hose to international standards, however all the hose assemblies are done locally. Upon further investigation, we have learnt that in some circumstances the Quality Control of our hose suppliers were lacking. This is not only a concern to us, but more importantly to you the end user. With this in mind we have been investigating a number of options and alternatives for hose supply.
Total Blasting will be supplying hose fully imported from Europe all these hoses will have:
- Individual hose testing in Europe at time of manufacture (not batch testing)– Test Certificate supplied with each hose.
- Double Eye whip socks supplied with the hose on each end – these come at a cost however we feel necessary.
- Individual serial / ID marking on the hose referring to test certificate.
We will have two option of Hose available:
Thermo plastic Polyurethane ½” hose with BSP Female swivel fitting – ADVANTAGES are:
- 30% lighter than Rubber
- Higher Abrasion resistance
- Chemical resistant
- More flexible and better bend radius
- Currently the prefereed Water blast hose in Europe and Middle East.
Rubber ½” 1000bar hose:
- Supplied with Double eye whip soc
- ½” BSP Female Swivel fitting with Seated cone