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FDA and 3A COMPLIANT HOSE

Flexline offers a wide variety of FDA and 3-A-compliant rubber and PVC hose products for the food & beverage, dairy, personal hygiene, and water transfer industries. Our range of SaniGard® rubber hoses, such as Protector®, Pure-Fit® FGR, Gladiator®, Sentry® Milkflex® and Vintner are the recognized industry standards for the food and beverage market.

Our PVC FDA and 3A compliant offerings include WT, WE, 2001, 2020, FT, and MILK. 

GLADIATOR GCR RUBBER FDA HOSE

Gladiator® GCR rubber hose is the premier food transfer hose. Specially constructed to be kink resistant, the hose will return to shape, under pressure, after it has been twisted, kinked, or run over by a vehicle. Gladiator has a non marking cover and is perfect for high transfer areas. It is used throughout food processing plants in applications that require CIP. It withstands high pressures. When durability, kink resistance, high pressures, and FDA-approved multi-purpose uses are required, Gladiator is the best food grade rubber hose on the market.

Applications: Food and Beverage Transfer, Cosmetic manufacturing, Dairy, Personal hygiene products.

Temperature Range: -40⁰F to 225⁰F continuous service

Fittings: All stainless steel sanitary clamp, bevel and I-Line style, flanges, cam locks, male pipe thread, female JIC swivels.

Approvals: FDA – USDA – 3-A – CFIA

Construction: Inner tube: White Santoprene

Reinforcement: Multiple fabric spirals and monofilament helix

Cover: Red EPDM

Part
Number
I.D.
(in.)
O.D.
(in.)
Max.
WPSI
(PSI)
Min. Bend
Radius (in.)
Vacuum
in HG
Weight
(lb./ft.)
GCR150
1-1/2
2-5/32
250
5.0
20
1.05
GCR200
2
2-21/32
250
7.0
20
1.33
GCR250
2-1/2
3-6/32
250
12.0
20
1.77
GCR300
3
3-24/32
250
18.0
20
2.3
GCR400
4
4-24/32
250
36.0
20
2.94

 

PURE-FIT FGR FDA RUBBER HOSE

Pure-Fit® FGR is designed for the demanding conditions of food processing plants. It is flexible and tough. The hose can withstand rough handling and high temperatures in a variety of applications. It will not impart any taste or odor. When flexibility and FDA-approved multi-purpose uses are required, the best food grade rubber hose is Pure-Fit® FGR.

Approvals: FDA – USDA – 3-A

Applications: Bulk foods, Process Transfer, Hot CIP transfer, Load Cells, Washdown Stations.

Temperature Range: -40⁰F to 250⁰F continuous service

Construction: Inner tube: FDA White Nitrile-PVC Blend

Reinforcement: Multiple fabric reinforcement with single stainless steel wire

Cover: White FDA EPDM  

Fittings: All stainless steel offerings including: sanitary clamp, bevel and I-Line style, flanges, cam locks, male pipe thread, female JIC swivels.

Hose
Type
  I.D.
(in.)
O.D.
(in.)
Maximum Working PSI
@70°F
Min. Bend Radius (in.)
Burst
Pressure
@70°F
HOSFGR-08
.500
.972
400
1.5
1650
HOSFGR-12
.750
1.268
375
2.0
1500
HOSFGR-16
1.000
1.518
350
3.0
1450
HOSFGR-24
1.500
2.020
300
4.0
1200
HOSFGR-32
2.000
2.520
250
4.5
1050
HOSFGR-40
2.500
3.138
150
6.0
700
HOSFGR-48
3.000
3.650
150
7.0
600
HOSFGR-64
4.000
4.670
150
10.0
600

 

SANIGARD PROTECTOR PSD SUCTION OR DISCHARGE

SaniGard® PSD Suction and discharge hose is designed to be exceptionally flexible. Rated for both full suction and discharge applications, its unique reinforced fabric spiral and wire helix design delivers consistent flexibility.

Approvals: FDA – USDA – 3-A – CFIA

Construction: Inner tube: White Santoprene

Reinforcement: Multiple fabric spirals and monofilament helix

Cover: Red EPDM

Part
Number
I.D.
(in.)
O.D.
(in.)
Max.
WPSI (PSI)
Min. Bend
Radius (in.)
Vacuum
in HG
Weight
(lb./ft.)
 Gray Cover
PSD050
1/2
1-1/32
150
2.0
29
0.40
PSD075
3/4
1-8/32
150
3.0
29
0.56
PSD100
1
1-17/32
150
4.0
29
0.65
PSD150
1-1/2
2-5/32
150
6.0
29
1.07
PSD200*
2
2-21/32
150
7.0
29 
1.43
PSD250
2-1/2
3-6/32
150
8.0
29 
2.08
PSD300*
3
3-24/32
150
9.0
29 
2.63
PSD400*
4
4-24/32
150
12.0
29 
3.13
PSD600
6
6-24/32
150
36.0
29 
5.22
 White Cover
PSD150-W
1-1/2
2-5/32
150
6.0
29
1.07
PSD200-W
2
2-21/32
150
7.0
29
1.53
PSD300-W
3
3-24/32
150
9.0
29
2.63

 

WT FOOD GRADE PVC MATERIAL HANDLING HOSE

Tigerflex™ WT™ hose has become the industry standard for pneumatic material handling because of the specially engineered See through Phthalate Free compound, innovative design and uncompromising quality control. WT provides the ideal combination of light weight, flexibility and durability.

Food Grade Materials –Hose complies with applicable FDA(03) and 3-A(01) requirements. Hose approved by USDA (11) for use in meat and poultry plants.

Construction: PVC tube with rigid PVC helix.

Service Temperature: -4°F (-20°C) to 150°F +65°C)*

 

WE FOOD GRADE PVC MATERIAL HANDLING HOSE WITH GROUNDING WIRE

Tigerflex™ WE™ hose features the same Phthalate free construction of WT but adds a Multi-strand wire to help prevent the build-up of static electricity for added safety and to help keep material flowing smoothly. It’s embedded within the rigid helix to prevent contamination of transferred materials.

Food Grade Materials –Hose complies with applicable FDA(03) and 3-A(01) requirements. Hose approved by USDA (11) for use in meat and poultry plants.

Construction: PVC tube with rigid PVC helix with Static Wire

Service Temperature: -4°F (-20°C) to 150°F (+65°C)*

 

2001 HEAVY DUTY FOOD GRADE POLYURETHANE LINED MATERIAL HANDLING HOSE WITH GROUND WIRE

Extra Thick Abrasion Resistant Polyurethane Liner – Designed for dry applications where severe abrasion is a factor. Provides for longer hose life and lower operating costs versus rubber or PVC hoses.

Food Grade Materials – Phthalate free. Hose cover complies with applicable FDA (04) requirements. Hose is approved by USDA(12) for use in meat and poultry plants.

Grounding Wire – Multi-strand wire helps prevent the build-up of static electricity for added safety and to help keep material flowing smoothly. It’s embedded within the rigid helix to prevent contamination of transferred materials.

  • Transparent Construction – “See-the-flow.” Allows for visual confirmation of material flow.

  • Convoluted Outer Cover – Provides increased hose flexibility.

  • Oil Resistant Polyurethane Liner –Resists most animal and petroleum based oils

Construction: PVC Cover with Polyurethane liner and rigid PVC helix and Grounding Wire

Service Temperature: -4°F (-20°C) to 150°F (+65°C)*

 

2020 HEAVY DUTY FOOD GRADE POLYURETHANE FABRIC REINFORCED MATERIAL HANDLING HOSE WITH GROUND WIRE

Designed for bulk truck and railcar unloading where severe abrasion is present. The hose liner complies with FDA(04) and USDA(12) requirements. The hose is reinforced with high tensile food grade polyester yarn to handle both suction and higher pressure discharge applications. 2020 remains flexible in sub-zero temperatures. The external PVC helix provides excellent protection.

Construction: Extra Thick double ply polyurethane tube, polyester fabric reinforcement rigid PVC helix and and Grounding Wire

Service Temperature: -4°F (-20°C) to 150°F (+65°C)*

 

FT HEAVY DUTY FOOD SUCTION HOSE

FT food grade hose is designed to convey liquids such as potable water, beer, wine and juice. It is used in milk and dairy transfer.

Construction: Transparent PVC tube with smooth Outer Cover. With rigid PVC helix. Phthalate Free.

Service Temperature: -4°F (-20°C) to 150°F (+65°C)*

 

POLYSPRING STANDARD WALL PVC FOOD & BEVERAGE VACUUM TRANSFER HOSE

Polyspring is a standard duty versatile food and beverage hose. It is rated for 29.9” Hg of vacuum. The hose is manufactured with an electrogalvanized helical wire that can be used for static dissipation. Polywire’s clear PVC compound is certified to the following agency requirements:

3A #20 compliant,

FDA ingredients to CFR title 21, parts 170-199

NSF certified to standard 51 for Food Equipment Material

UL certified for Flame Class HB plastic materials

USDA chemically acceptable for direct meat or poultry food prepared under Federal Inspection

USP meets USP guidelines for Class VI plastics

RoHS compliant to EU directive 2002/95/EC.

 

POLYWIRE HEAVY WALL PVC FOOD & BEVERAGE VACUUM TRANSFER HOSE

Polywire is a heavy duty versatile food and beverage hose. It is rated for 29.9” Hg of vacuum. The hose is manufactured with an electrogalvanized helical wire that can be used for static dissipation. Polywire’s clear PVC compound is certified to the following agency requirements:

3A #20 compliant,

FDA ingredients to CFR title 21, parts 170-199

NSF certified to standard 51 for Food Equipment Material

UL certified for Flame Class HB plastic materials

USDA chemically acceptable for direct meat or poultry food prepared under Federal Inspection

USP meets USP guidelines for Class VI plastics

RoHS compliant to EU directive 2002/95/EC.

 

CLEAR BRAID PVC HOSE AND TUBING

Standard wall crystal clear Phthalate Free hose reinforced with yarn used in a wide variety of food and beverage applications.

Construction: Phthalate free PVC reinforced with spiral polyester yarn and longitudinal orange tracer yarns for identification.

NSF-51 certified material

USP Class VI compliant

FDA03, USDA18, 3A01, NSF13, UL17, RoHS16 compliant