Hose Application: Suction

All suction hoses below are reinforced for use under vacuum on the suction side of a pump, but can also be used for discharge. Compare the various suction hose benefits to determine the best choice for your application.
  • RN1 is a quality rubber suction hose designed for rugged applications, and makes tighter bends without kinking. It is reinforced with textile plies and a helical wire. 1" to 12" diameters. -25F to 185F.
  • RN2 is a lighter weight EPDM rubber suction ready hose reinforced with a polyethylene helix. The external helix provides for easy drag, and it allows a smooth bore. It is also a less expensive than some other rubber suction hoses. 1-1/2" to 4" diameters. -40F to 158F.
  • PN1 is a lighter weight and economical PVC suction ready hose with a smooth bore. 1" to 12" diameters. 15F to 150F.
  • PN2 is a lightweight and flexible, high quality PVC hose specially designed for suction or transfer applications where visual flow is preferred. It has a smooth bore and an external rigid PVC helix. 2" to 8" diameters. 5F to 150F.
  • LS1 is a lightweight, crush resistant and non-kinking plastic suction hose that retains its excellent flexibility even in the cold weather. A smooth bore tube minimizes material buildup and is resistant to a variety of chemicals in sanitary and many other demanding applications. Available in 1.5, 2, 3 and 4 inch diameters. -40F to 140F.
  • RP1 is the industry standard for suction ready in-plant, tank truck and general transfer of gasoline, oil, and refined petroleum products at 150psi pressures. Also available in ready made assemblies. 1-1/4" to 4" diameters. -40F to 180F.
  • RP8 is a heavy, rugged suction-ready hose that handles fluids including petroleum produts on marine docks and ships. It also available as ready made assemblies as the RP8-AS. 250psi. 2" to 12". -40 to 190F.
  • SU1 is a corrugated stainless steel hose that can be used at lower pressures at high temperatures. For higher pressures, see the braided metal hoses options. 1/4" to 24" diameters. -320F to 1500F.
  • RS7 is a high quality suction hose used for conveying potable drinking water. It includes a blue weather and abrasion resistant EPDM cover, and a special white FDA plastic tube. 1" to 4" diameters. 180F.
  • The TR3 FlexChem is a versatile, rubber covered FEP-lined transfer hose. This smooth bore FEP hose with its smooth EPDM rubber cover is easy to handle and resists abrasion and chemical attack while it facilitates easy cleanability. FlexChem series hose is available in white FEP or a PTFE conductive black liner where electrostatic dissipation is required. The FEP liner can be factory flared through: flanges; sanitary fittings; male and female cams. 1/2" to 4" diameters (6" in special lengths). -40F to 350F.