Unit G1

Valley Way

Welland Business Park

Market Harborough

LE16 7PS


01858 461 100


Colex International Ltd - Quality British Manufacturing Since 1992

Food Grade Flexible PVC Suction and Discharge Hose

Food Quality Suction & Discharge Hose (HDFQ)

Colex International food quality suction and discharge hose is manufactured from flexible, non-phthalate, food grade PVC with a rigid PVC spiral.

The raw materials used have approval for use with foodstuffs, making HDFQ ideal for the conveyance of a wide range of liquids and foodstuffs.

It is available from stock in clear 30m coils from 1" ID to 4" ID. We can offer other sizes, lengths etc subject to MOQ.


Suitable for the suction and discharge of:

  • Solids
  • liquids (including water)
  • In the manufacture of:
  • Food Beverages
  • Constituent ingredients

Features & Benefits

  • The raw materials used have approval for use with foodstuffs
  • Material complies with the migration requirements of 2002/72/EC & its amendments
  • Minimum friction & maximum flow is maintained by the smooth bore
  • Good abrasion, rot & chemical resistance
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Good crush and kink resistance
  • Non-phthalate
  • Weather resistant and durable

Chemical Resistance

Resistant to:

  • Most oxidising agents
  • Reducing agents
  • Diluted acids
  • Diluted alkalis




ID Tol's


Max Working Pressure



23 °C ± 2 °C

55 °C ± 2 °C


Food Grade Flexible PVC Suction Hose



0.130" / 3.30 mm

7.3 bar

2.1 bar

100 mm

11.48 kgs


Food Grade Flexible PVC Suction Hose



0.140" / 3.56 mm

5 bar

1.5 bar

150 mm

17.87 kgs


Food Grade Flexible PVC Suction Hose



0.170" / 4.32 mm

5 bar

1.5 bar

255 mm

28.63 kgs


Food Grade Flexible PVC Suction Hose



0.180" / 4.57 mm

5 bar

1.5 bar

300 mm

37.38 kgs

Further Details:

Colours: Clear with white spiral

Lengths: 30m coils

Temperatures: -15°C to +65°C, cold bend - 45°C

Vacuum: 570mm Hg = 75% at 20°C

Pressures: Maximum working pressures are based on BS EN ISO 3994:2011

Construction: Rigid PVC spiral encased in non-phthalate flexible food grade PVC

Printing: Coiled, cling wrapped & bagged

Custom Manufacture: Alternative sizes, lengths & colours available subject to MOQ

Technical information for use as a guide only. All colours & lengths are subject to stock. Pressure values given are based on the short term burst pressure at 20°C . Any increase in temperature above 20°C will result in a decline in working pressure values.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the above information is accurate and correct, the conditions under which Colex products are used are beyond our control and therefore recommendations are made without warranty or guarantee. Colex reserve the right to change specifications without prior notice. © 1999-2009 Colex International Limited, UK. All Rights Reserved Worldwide. Please forward any questions or comments about this web site to our webmaster.