Formaflex

Formaflex Corrugated Metal Hoses

Formaflex has the “stay-put” characteristics required for stress-free connections between piping systems and rotary joints or other similar static applications.

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Explanation of Formaflex Part Numbers:

AF ____________  9  ____________
        Material Code            Braid Code

Material Codes:
4 – T321 Stainless Steel
5 – T316L Stainless Steel

Braid Codes:
00 – Unbraided
50 – T304 Single Braid
55 – T304 Double Braid

Example: AF4950 = T321 Stainless Steel, annular, corrugated metal hose with a single T304 Stainless Steel Braid.

Inside Diameter (in.)Number of Braids (#)Outside Diameter (in.)Static Min. Bend Radius (in.)Dynamic Min. Bend Radius (in.)Maximum Working Pressure (psi)Burst Pressure (psi)Weight Per Foot (lbs.)
1/4 0
1
0.41
0.47
1.0 n/a 90
900
n/a
3600
0.04
0.11
3/8 0
1
0.65
0.71
1.2 n/a 70
800
n/a
3200
0.10
0.17
1/2 0
1
0.77
0.83
1.5 n/a 70
665
n/a
2660
0.11
0.19
5/8 0
1
0.96
1.02
1.8 n/a 57
500
n/a
2000
0.17
0.26
3/4 0
1
1.16
1.22
2.1 n/a 43
380
n/a
1520
0.19
0.29
1 0
1
1.47
1.53
2.7 n/a 43
355
n/a
1420
0.26
0.42
1 1/4 0
1
1.75
1.81
3.1 n/a 43
280
n/a
1120
0.29
0.47
1 1/2 0
1
2.08
2.14
3.9 n/a 28
264
n/a
1056
0.47
0.71
2 0
1
2.61
2.69
5.1 n/a 14
221
n/a
884
0.59
0.90

Notes:

  • The minimum bend radius is measured from the centerline of the hose
  • The working pressure decreases with temperature – see derating factor
  • For rapid pressure fluctuations consult the factory

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