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. 

If you don’t see your question below, or would like to discuss your heated hose application needs/requirements, contact us at or call 860-876-5077. We’d be happy to talk to you.

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 Heated 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?

Answer: No.

Are Heated Hoses a good choice for process heating?

Answer: No.

Are thermocouples /RTDs the best choice for tight control of a heated hose?

Answer: Yes.

Does Voltage determine how hot a heated hose can operate?

Answer: No.

Can cold-starts damage a heated hose?

Answer: Yes.

Are heated hoses commonly used in the Pool or spa industry?

Answer: No.


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