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RYCO T5 TRUCKER hose is a suitable product for under the bonnet automotive/trucking applications including hydraulic oil, diesel fuel, lubrication oil and transmission oil coolers.

As the name suggests, RYCO T5 TRUCKER is a speciality hose with polyester braid cover specifically designed for the transport industry. The small bend radius and light weight of RYCO T5 hose range makes it advantageous for compact under-the-bonnet routing in automotive/trucking applications.

This range of hose can be found on a wide selection of transport vehicles, including:

  • Tippers
  • Truck mounted cranes
  • Tilt trays
  • Skip trucks
  • Vacuum trucks
  • Buses
  • Coaches
  • Trains
  • Trailers
  • Light and heavy vehicles

The small bend radius, temperature resistance construction of this hose makes it ideal for “Automotive Air Brake Hose” used in truck air brake systems. This includes flexible connections from frame to axle, tractor to trailer, trailer to trailer, and other unshielded air lines that are exposed to potential pull or impact.

T5 TRUCKER may be used with compressed air if maximum working pressure is reduced by 30%. This hose is normally used where there is minimal abrasion to the outside cover.

If abrasion is a potential risk, it is recommended to support the hose away from the source of abrasion using mounting clamps. Alternatively high quality hose protection can be installed to assist with minimising abrasion and premature wear with RWA Wire Armour or RSG Spiral Guard.

T5 TRUCKER Hose Components

  • TUBE: Black, oil resistant synthetic rubber.
  • REINFORCEMENT: Polyester inner braid covered with one braid of high tensile steel wire.

T5 TRUCKER Hose Performance

This specialty hose is designed to not only meets, but exceeds performance requirements of:

  • AS3791 100R5
  • SAE 100R5
  • SAE J1402

MSHA – FLAME RESISTANCE: Meets Flame Resistant Designation “U.S. MSHA” of the US Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration and Flame Resistant requirements of Australian Standard AS 2660 and Method of Test AS 1180.10B when used with FS1072 Fire Sleeve.

TEMPERATURE RANGE: From -40°C to +100°C (-40°F to +212°F). For water, emulsions etc. see page 58 of our Product Technical Manual.

WORKING PRESSURE: Maximum working pressures are based on 4:1 safety factor (maximum working pressure to minimum burst pressure).

For more information on our T5 TRUCKER hose range. Please, feel free to Contact Us.

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