Awards 2019

Metalpress oil hose: 4 layers of materials resistant to industrial oils and fuels

Competing with rubber, Espiroflex has developed a hose with a special coating for galvanised steel spiral and a polyester mesh for industrial oils and fuels. Made with a specially modified extrusion process, it shows the versatility of PVC as a replacement for rubber hoses. The key was to develop a special hose construction facilitating the use of PVC.