Formerly Longhorn® AF Alternative Fuel Hose
(Specification 4688AC, 4688AF)
RECOMMENDED FOR: Designed and engineered specifically for constant contact use in the transfer of alternative fuels such as bio-diesel, bio-diesel blends, ethanol and ethanol blends. It can also be used for constant contact use in the transfer of commercial gasolines, diesel fuels, oils and other petroleum products. It is ideal for tank truck, terminal loading and in-plant operations.
CAUTION: Service life of transfer hoses can be extended by draining hoses after use.
TEMPERATURE: -34°C to +82°C. Warning: Do not convey fuels over +49°C. Contact Gates for use at temperature extremes.
CONSTRUCTION: Tube: Type C (Nitrile). Black.
Reinforcement: Synthetic, high tensile textile with steel wire helix.
Cover: Type C2 (Modified Nitrile). Black with red spiral stripe and green boarder.
Design Factor: 4:1
COUPLINGS: 7, 26, 49 or 78. (for ambient temperatures only). Reference the Hose Coupling Section.
PACKAGING: All lengths coiled and wrapped in polyethylene.
BRANDING: Continuous transfer label. Example: “Gates® Fuel Master® Xtreme™ 150SD psi (1.03MPa) WP Flame Resistant MSHA IC-4116 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". If a special transfer label is required, contact Gates Corporation for minimum quantity.
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: ARPM (Class A) High oil resistance.
Cover: ARPM (Class A) High oil resistance.
Meets MSHA 30 CFR 18.65. Flame resistant.