Leaf Vac Hose Chart

 

Which Hose Is Best For You?


We’ve made a simple chart below showing the various characteristics of the hose we carry.
Hopefully this will make the decision process easier when choosing flex-hose.

 

PRODUCT CONSTRUCTION APPLICATION FLEXIBILITY INTERIOR PUNCTURE RESISTANCE PRICE
FLEXADUX  T-7W
Black w/ yellow wearstripFLEXADUXT7W
Medium weight wire reinforced Thermoplastic Rubber w/ external wearstrip Most economical , all purpose, black hose.
Designed for homeowners as well as
occasional to moderate commercial use.
Great for grass clippings, leaves, small twigs,
etc….
Better SemiSmooth Better Least Expensive
FLEX-TUBE PV
Clear w/ black
helixFLEXTUBEPV
Medium weight coextruded
PVC hose
with external PVC
helix
Best for homeowner or light duty commercial
applications. Great for grass clippings, leaves
or other soft material. Clear with a smooth
interior wall for excellent flow of material.
Better Smooth Good Moderate
FLEX-TUBE TR
Black w/ black
helixFLEXTUBETR
Medium weight coextruded
Thermoplastic
Rubber hose w/
external
polypropylene helix
Heavier duty than the T-7W or PV. Black with
a smooth interior designed for moderate to
heavy duty commercial use.
Good Smooth Better Moderate
FLEX-TUBE PU
Clear w/ yellow
helixFLEXTUBEPU 
Medium weight coextruded
Urethane
hose w/ external
ABS
helix
Our best hose for heavy duty commercial use.
Clear with a smooth interior . Extremely
puncture resistant against twigs, small stones,
acorns, etc…. Highly recommended for straw,
bark or mulch blowing.
Better Smooth Best Most
Expensive