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EFG4K Spiral Wire Hose—MegaTuff® Cover


Recommended For: Extremely high-pressure, high-impulse applications. Exceeds all performance requirements for SAE 100R12, EN 856 R12 and ISO 3862 Type R12. Compatible with biodegradable hydraulic fluids like polyolester, polyglycol and vegetable oil as well as standard petroleum-based fluids. Available in 121' through 200' continuous lengths.

Tube: Black, oil resistant, synthetic rubber (Nitrile - Type C). See Hose Stock Characteristics.

Reinforcement: Four alternating layers of spiraled, high-tensile steel wire.

Cover: Black, oil, abrasion and weather resistant MegaTuff® cover with synthetic rubber (Neoprene - Type A) base, with color coded layline. Also available in Standard cover. See Hose Stock Characteristics.

Temperature Range: -40°F to +250°F (-40°C to +121°C). For water emulsions see Temperature Limits Table.

Coupling Recommendation (See Crimp Data Manual 35019 or E-crimp):
GlobalSpiral™ Couplings
Stainless Steel “S” Couplings

Meets Flame Resistance Acceptance Designation “MSHA 2G”
For Biodegradable Hydraulic Fluids
MegaTuff® hose lasts up to 300 times longer than standard hose during hose-to-hose and hose-to-metal abrasion tests per ISO 6945.


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