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Why do we use a Butyl liner in our Brewflex® hose range?

Why do we use a Butyl liner in our Brewflex® hose range?
Firstly... What is Butyl?Butyl rubber (IIR), also called isobutylene-isoprene rubber, is a synthetic rubber and copolymer of isobutylene with isoprene. Butyl rubber is produced by polymerization of about 98% of isobutylene with about 2% of isoprene. It is a colorless viscoelastic material which is odorless, tasteless, has excellent impermeabil...
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Top 7 Tips! How do you choose the right hose?

Top 7 Tips! How do you choose the right hose?
Flextech are here to help brewers obtain the best hose so that they can make the best beer products. So, how do you choose the right hose? The first, and probably most important thing to understand is that a hose is not just a hose. They may all look the same or similar but they are all uniquely constructed with different materials, different grade...
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Choose the right hose for your beer

Choose the right hose for your beer
Choosing the right hose to brew your beer is like choosing the best glassware to use in order to enjoy all of the hidden nuances. It's those unique, subtle qualities that truly reflect what your beer is about. So what exactly is a brewery hose required to do? Well hopefully it will provide the fluid transfer link during the brew and ensure tha...
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How do you choose the right steam hose?

How do you choose the right steam hose?
Steam and its effects on hoses Water can occur in three different states, namely, solid, liquid or gaseous. The gaseous state called 'steam' can also be subdivided into three different forms, which are determined by the pressure and temperature. These three forms are: Wet saturated steam or 'wet steam' Dry saturated steam Super-heate...
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Worm Drive Clips: Are they bad for business?

Worm Drive Clips: Are they bad for business?
Worm Drive clips are a low cost option of fastening for very low pressure and low temperature soft wall hose connection applications. This is suitable for low pressure air hoses and is not recommended for applications that require a higher operating pressure or ones that need to be leak free. Blow outs are a common occurrence and can become costly ...
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