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Hercules® 500 Air / Multipurpose Hose

Hercules® 500 is a durable, abrasion-resistant hose engineered to withstand harsh conditions and temperatures ranging from -40°F to +212°F, ideal for use in agriculture, factory, foundry, mining, quarry and even the toughest construction applications. It is nonconductive and MSHA approved with a Class A RMA rating, providing a constant 500 psi working pressure and a 4:1 burst safety factor. Its highly visible, fluorescent yellow, XNBR cover provides superior resistance to abrasion, oils and other petroleum based products.

Technical Overview

Cover Color ■ Yellow
Oil Resistance ■ High
Construction ■ Tube: NBR, RMA Class A
■ Cover: XNBR, RMA Class A
■ Reinforcement: 4-spiral polyester yarn –
    ¼”, ⅜”, ½” sizes
Temperature Range ■ -40°F to +212°F, -40°C to +100°C
Packaging ■ Reels


Thermoid Catalog – Hercules® 500

Features & Benefits

NBR/PVC, RMA Class A Tube
  • High Oil Resistant
  • Can Handle Gasoline, Kerosene, Diesel, Bio-Diesel and Water
NBR/PVC, RMA Class A Carboxylated Nitrile Blend Cover, MSHA Approved
  • Flame Resistant
  • High Oil Resistance
  • Abrasion, Oils and Other Petroleum Products
4-Spiral Polyester Reinforcement
  • Provides a Constant 500 psi Working Pressure Regardless of I.D.
  • More Flexible than Braid Reinforced Hose
  • Easier to Route Assemblies
  • Easier to Coil and Handle
  • Less Susceptible to Premature Failure than Braided Hose if Subjected to Torque
  • Safety Assurance
Molded Cover Process
  • Showroom Quality Yellow Color
Multipurpose Hose
  • Ideal for Extra Heavy Duty Use in Pneumatics or the Transfer of Liquids that Include Solvents, Oils or Other Petroleum Products
  • Can be Used in a Wide Variety of Applications in Many Different Markets (Poultry, Construction, Mining, Quarry, Water Jetting)