High performance mandrel built sleeving/hoses are ideal for covering large diameters, with several unique surface finishes; they are built in many shapes and sizes and can be supplied in many specialised silicone materials.

Used extensively in food, automotive and pharmaceutical industries; Silpro can supply these products bespoke to your requirement. Sleeving can be supplied with smooth internal/external finishes and hosing with wire wound, polyester or Nomex® re-enforced.

Different from extruded tubing, this product is manufactured by layering silicone rubber material and building it up around a mandrel tool to the required thickness. Typical diameters can be as large as 3-400mm and upto 1 meter in length. Special tooling can be manufactured to make further bespoke sizes, do contact our technical support team with your requirements and we can discuss this further.

Mandrel built products retains unique thermal properties of extruded silicone rubber. Temperature ranges from -60°C up to 300°C for use in demanding hostile environments.

Special compounds are formulated to suit specialist application includes:-

  • Low smoke
  • Fluorosilicone
  • Fire retardant
  • Food quality materials

Markets

  • Automotive / Motorsports
  • Aerospace
  • Mass-Transit, Bus and Trucks
  • Food & Industrial Pharmaceutical

Product Applications

  • Radiator hoses in coolant systems
  • Breather hoses (for oil vapour)
  • Heating and ventilation hoses
  • Discharge hoses for fluids or powders
  • Vessel connectors