Frequently Asked Questions
We received a lot of questions about our heated hose systems, so we decided to compile a list of FAQs to help our customers.
What's the highest temp a heated hose can operate at?
Answer: It all depends on the hose core, Some Rubber Hoses can be heated to 300F, PTFE hoses to 400F, and metal Hoses to 500F+.
Can (Heated or Electric) Hoses be used outside or in wet conditions?
Answer: Yes, as long as there are rated or designed for such conditions.
Can heated hoses be used to add heat to a media?
Answer: In some instances, yes, but it is not the best choice.
Can a heated hose be used to heat swimming pool water?
Answer: No. Our heated hoses are not designed for swimming pool applications.
What are Headed Hoses used for?
Answer: Heated Hoses are used in many industries and processes to move viscous liquids that would otherwise solidify or become too thick if a loss of temp accord. Other applications include condensation prevention, gas sampling, and freeze protection. They can be used in any situation that requires a pipe or hose to move a media that should not be allowed to lose its desired process temp.
Are Heated Hoses available and in stock for most applications?
Are Heated Hoses a good choice for process heating?
Are thermocouples /RTDs the best choice for tight control of a heated hose?
Does Voltage determine how hot a heated hose can operate?
Can cold-starts damage a heated hose?
Are heated hoses commonly used in the Pool or spa industry?