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Swagelok® Flexible Metal Hose (FJ Series)

FJ series all-metal hose reduces permeation in high-temperature, vacuum, or general purpose applications where permeation is undesirable.

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FJ series hose is a general purpose convoluted 316L core stainless steel braided hose with a single braid outer layer of 304 stainless steel promoting hose pressure containment, and an optional 316L stainless steel braid available for greater corrosion resistance. A convoluted core allows for flexibility and limits kinking.

A size range of 1/4 through 2 inch, working pressures from vacuum to 1600 psig (110 bar), and a variety of end connections welded in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section IX allow the FJ series hose to meet the needs of a range of systems. Custom assemblies are available with other options including hose covers, hose tags, and additional helium leak testing.


Materials Core: convoluted 316L SS
Reinforcement: 304 SS braid
End connections: 316 SS
Nominal Hose Sizes 1/4 through 2 in.
Working Pressures Vacuum to 1600 psig (110 bar)
Temperature Range –325 to 800°F (–200 to 426°C)
End Connections Swagelok tube fittings, Swagelok tube adapters, NPT fittings, VCR® metal gasket face seal fittings, female VCO® O-ring face seal fittings, SAE 37° (JIC) female swivel fittings, tube butt welds

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