Hydraflex, a reputable UK-based manufacturer, offers WRAS Approved EPDM lined hose assemblies which are prominently featured in their plumbing and cooling product range. These hoses are specifically designed for a myriad of applications across different industries, ensuring the safe conveyance of wholesome water​​.

Construction and Compliance

The construction of Hydraflex's WRAS hoses comprises an inner EPDM rubber layer, which is known for its smoother bore compared to standard EPDM rubber. This feature significantly reduces bacterial build-up and is especially useful in applications where potable water is present. The hoses are also overbraided with stainless steel for enhanced durability and compliance with the water regulations. Additionally, are available with various end fittings such as traditional threaded males, females, female elbows, and pushfits. Compliance with WRAS guidelines is demonstrated through features like a red fleck in the braiding and markings on the stainless steel ferrules used in the hose assemblies.

Applications

These hoses find extensive applications in plumbing applications and OEM’s that manufacture products for drinking water where a BS6920 tested hose is required. They are also used frequently in the catering and vending sector for supply hoses that do not require a smooth outer cover as available on the Hydraffex FleXprotect and Aquavend ranges.

Benefits and Features

The design of Hydraflex's braided hoses facilitates a reduction of potential bacterial build-up, making them suitable for potable water applications. The variety in end fittings and the availability of made-to-measure services allow for a high degree of customisation to suit different requirements. The hoses also exhibit flexibility, a crucial feature when considering hoses for hospitals and health centres. Additionally, their compliance with WRAS and the companies ISO9001-2015 accreditation ensures a high standard of quality and safety​.

Availability and Customisation

Hydraflex's hoses are readily available, with some stock items being shipped on the day of purchase. They also offer a made-to-measure service where hoses can be crafted to order to meet most requirements. This service extends across different types of hoses, including those with alternative materials like PEX for specific applications. The wide variety of end fittings and the choice in material make Hydraflex's hose assemblies highly customisable to cater to a diverse market need​​.

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