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Valu Flex®/GS Red

Valu Flex®/GS is one of the most versatile general service air and water hoses available today. Featuring multiple plies of rubber, spiral reinforced polyester fiber and an EPDM tube and cover, it is both lightweight and flexible, and resists abrasion, heat and ozone, making it useful in various applications, including industrial, agriculture and construction. Valuflex is available in a wide variety of sizes and colors to provide constant working pressures of 150, 200, 250, or 300 psi and offer color coding for safety and operational improvement. Not recommended as a steam hose or where oil is present.

Technical Overview

Cover Color ■ Red
Oil Resistance ■ Limited
Construction ■ Tube: EPDM
■ Cover: EPDM
■ Reinforcement: Spiral polyester yarn
Temperature Range ■ -40°F to +200°F, -40°C to +93°C
Packaging ■ Reels or 50 ft. length – 1 per carton (¾” I.D. only)


Thermoid Catalogue – Valuflex®/GS

Features & Benefits

  • High Temperature Resistance (Up to 200°F, 93°C)
EPDM Cover
  • High Temperature Resistance
    (Up to 200°F, 93°C)
  • Abrasion Resistant
  • Ozone Resistant
Spiral Polyester Reinforcement
  • Allows for Flexible Pressure Ratings
    from 150 psi to 300 psi
  • Easier to Route Assemblies
  • Easier to Coil and Handle
  • Less Susceptible to Premature Failure than Braided Hose if Subjected to Torque
Color Variety
  • Allows for Color Coding
Pressureless 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 the Customer to Flush the Hose
500-700FT Reels
  • Over 80% One Piece Reels
  • Less Scrap
  • Most Footage per Reel Vs. Competition