Formerly Aquarius® Potable Water Hose
RECOMMENDED FOR: Transfer of potable water, non-potable water or liquids not containing oils or chemicals from a supply ship to an offshore drilling rig or platform. Various water-based transfer applications for offshore or onshore work sites. The food grade tube meets FDA requirements and will not impart taste to drinking water. The heavy duty reinforcement is designed to survive extreme oilfield application requirements. The specially compounded cover material is designed to withstand the harshest environment including abrasion and weathering.
CAUTION: Do not alternate between potable water and non-potable liquid transfer to avoid cross-contamination of drinking water or food products.
TEMPERATURE: -40°C to +66°C continuous service.
CONSTRUCTION: Tube: Type D2 (Natural Rubber). White
Reinforcement: Synthetic, high tensile textile.
Cover: Type P (EPDM). Orange yellow with blue spiral stripe.
Design Factor: 4:1
COUPLINGS: Crimped or swaged couplings. 71. Reference the Hose Coupling Section.
PACKAGING: 61m length coiled and wrapped in polyethylene.
BRANDING: Continuous transfer label. Example: “Gates® Black Gold® Potable Water 300D |^| 300 PSI [21 Bar] Meets FDA.
SPECIAL ORDER REQ: Contact Gates E&S distributor for a full range of accessories such as colour-coded ferrules, break-away couplings and flotation collars.
REMNANT LENGTHS: Remnant lengths are sometimes available in popular sizes at a discount. Contact Gates Corporation for pricing, order requirements and availability.
STANDARDS: Food grade tube meets FDA requirements. Hose designed to withstand 2.5 ton tensile force.