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Air Brake, Type A- SAE J1402 & D.O.T. FMVSS 106 – Automotive / Coolant Hose

Designed for truck and trailer manufacturers, aftermarket packagers and wholesalers, this Air Brake hose conveys air in truck and trailer brake systems. It is certified to meet D.O.T. FMVSS 106 and SAE J1402A requirements and features an EPDM tube and cover with 4-spiral reinforcement making this hose virtually kink proof.

Technical Overview

Cover Color ■ Black
Oil Resistance ■ Medium
Construction ■ Tube:EPDM, RMA Class C
■ Cover: EPDM, RMA Class C
■ Reinforcement: Spiral polyester yarn
Temperature Range ■ -40°F to +200°F, -40°C to +93°C
Packaging Maximum 2 pc. 250 ft. reel,
   **50 ft. length – 1 per carton


Thermoid Catalog – Air Brake Type A SAE-J1402

Features & Benefits

EPDM, RMA Tube – Class C
  • Withstands Heat
EPDM, RMA Cover – Class C
  • Heat Resistance
  • Abrasion Resistant
4-Spiral Polyester Reinforcement
  • Minimum Burst Exceeds 900 psi
  • Kink Resistant
  • More Flexible than Braid Reinforcement
  • Easier to Route Assemblies
  • Easier to Coil and Handle
  • Less Susceptible to Premature Failure than Braided Hose When Subjected to Torque
D.O.T. FMVSS 106
SAE J1402, Type A
  • Meets or Exceeds All of the Industry Standards
Pressure – Less Cure System
  • Minimal Cast
    (Natural Curvature of the Hose)
  • Extends the Life of the Rubber Compounds
Air Mandrel Manufacturing Process
  • No Internal Contamination of the Inside Diameter Due to the Lubricant
  • Eliminates the Need for Customers to Flush the Hose
500-700FT Reels
  • Over 80% One Piece Reel
  • Less Scrap
  • Most Footage per Reel Vs. Competition