Formerly 690SB Bulk Commodity Hose
RECOMMENDED FOR: Transfer of bulk food products via suction, pneumatic or gravity systems where FDA sanitary tube is required. Examples: Flour, sugar, syrup and edible grains.
CAUTION: Not recommended for vinegar, mustard or other compounds containing acetic acid.
TEMPERATURE: -40°C to +66°C continuous service.
CONSTRUCTION: Tube: Type D2 (Natural Rubber). Sanitary FDA. White. 3/16" thick.
Reinforcement: Synthetic, high tensile textile with steel wire helix.
Cover: Type D3 (Natural Rubber). Gray corrugated with burgundy spiral stripe.
Design Factor: 4:1
COUPLINGS: *Can be used only at 50% of rated working pressure. Reference the Hose Coupling Section.
5*, 6*, 7*, 8, 49 or 71. Reference the Hose Coupling Section.
PACKAGING: All lengths coiled and wrapped in polyethylene.
BRANDING: Continuous transfer label. Example: “Gates® Food Master® Dry Goods (50-150)SD Meets FDA 100 psi. (.69MPa) 3/16 Inch Tube Made in U.S.A.”
SPECIAL ORDER REQUIREMENTS: Special production runs require minimum order quantities of 122 meters for sizes through 4" and 61 meters for sizes above 4".
Specific cut lengths available through the Cut Length Program. Contact Customer Service for details.
REMNANT LENGTHS: Remnant lengths are sometimes available in popular sizes at a discount. Contact Gates Corporation for pricing, order requirements and availability.
STANDARDS: Tube meets FDA requirements.