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The Type 96 Food hose is the right hose for pneumatic handling of bulk, non-fat foods and gravity-drop service, and it can be used for handling plastic pellets and powders where contamination is a problem. This hose is excellent for plant process and switch lines and complies with FDA regulations for aqueous foods. It is designed to handle a vacuum rating of 15 inches of mercury and depending on the application, Type 96 Food hose can be furnished with or without a static wire.

Technical Overview

Cover Color ■ Gray
Oil Resistance ■ Limited
Construction ■ Tube: Sizes 1-1/2″, 2″, 2-1/2″
   have a 3/32″ thick tube
   All other sizes have a 1/8″ thick tube
   Amber colored NR
■ Cover: 1/16″ thick gray SBR rubber – corrugated
■ Reinforcement: Two to three plies of fabric
   with helical wire
Temperature Range ■ -40°F to +160°F, -40°C to +71°C
Packaging ■ 50 ft. lengths maximum, for flour use 25 ft. maximum
   Hand built – $250.00 minimum order per size
   Specify static ground wire, if required. Will be built
   and grounded – no charge


Thermoid Catalog – TYPE 96 FOOD – GRAY COVER

Features & Benefits

NR (Natural Rubber) Tube, Amber Colored
  • Handles Bulk, Non-Fat Foods, Plastic Pellets and Powders
  • Complies with FDA Regulations for Aqueous Foods
  • Non-Toxic, Abrasion Resistant
SBR Corrugated Cover
  • Resists Weathering
  • Abrasion Resistant
  • Flexible, Easy to Handle
2-Ply Fabric with Helical Wire Reinforcement
  • Provides a Constant Working Pressure of 15 psi, Regardless of Hose Size
  • Handles Vacuum Applications Up to 15 inches of Hg.