FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Continental A.G. has debuted a new heavy-duty air hose for the construction and mining markets.
The Super Rock Drill 600 HT offers a 600-PSI working pressure, and can withstand an operating temperature of 275°F, according to a Continental news release.
"This is a hand-built hose that is exceptionally applicable to customers and markets that operate in hazardous environs, said Laszlo Dobo, product manager for Continental's industry hoses.
The hose, which fits construction sites, mines and quarries, complies to Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers guidelines on a 4:1 safety factory, Continental said. Its EPDM rubber provides ozone resistance in outside applications. It is characterized as a heat-resistant CPE tube, ARPM class B, with medium oil resistance. It has spiral plied wires for high working pressure at high temperatures. The black industry hose will be supplied with an industry standard yellow EPDM cover.