Here you will find all Tameson polyurethane hoses that you need for your application. Polyurethane (PU) has a very good resistance to kinking, has good elastic properties, is pliable, wear-resistant and is relatively strong. That is why it is probably the most used material in pneumatic systems. Other materials used for equivalent applications are Polyamide (PA or Nylon), Polypropylene (PP), Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE or Teflon) and Polyethylene (PE).
Metal plastic pipes often provide the compressed air supply from the compressor. Furthermore, these systems often use PU hoses to connect the components of the system, such as valves and cylinders. To connect a PU hose you need fittings, where plug-in couplings are the standard for this type of hose.
In addition to the standard properties of PU (such as kink resistance), some are also UV-resistant. Because of the good memory, they are very suitable for spiral hoses, portable and self-winding hose applications. A distinction can also be made within the category of PU hoses between different groups that each have their pros and cons. For example, there are hoses made of PU based on ester. This results in a reduced resistance to water or humid environments. PU snakes based on ether on the other hand, are resistant to water and also to mold growth.
A selection of ether-based PU hoses is suitable for victuals and resistant to microbes. They often have a temperature range of about -35 to 60°C and a pressure range of up to about 22 bar. To find out if a hose is suitable for a particular liquid, the overview table of Tameson can be consulted. This table gives you an overview of which materials are suitable for use together in an application. Tameson supplies PU hoses in all common diameters. Are you looking for a diameter hose and can’t find it in our webshop? Please contact our support department.