KA PTFE I FTS UltiFlex® is an externally convoluted, inner smoothbore PTFE hose construction. As a hybrid of both traditional Convoluted & Smoothbore hose designs you gain the advantages and benefits of flexibility, flow rates and cleanability all in one PTFE hose.
The highlight of UltiFlex® is the patented hose manufacturing method which incorporates a temperature controlled compressive force, the PTFE hose liner is displaced at the convolution root creating the SBC (Smoothbore Convoluted) hose liner construction. The PTFE hose liner design which comprises of castellation sections gives the hose its flexibility but also supports the tube against kinking and gives full vacuum ratings.
Traditional Convoluted PTFE Hose Liner
Traditional Smoothbore PTFE Hose Liner
NEW ‘Hybrid’ UltiFlex® PTFE Hose Liner