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Tubular Hydraulic Hose Sleeves | Buyers Guide

With options for operator protection, heat resistance, and burst protection; Protective Hydraulic Hose Tubular sleeves will complete any assembly or mobile machine.  

Thanks to their customization, one can choose the right hose sleeve to accommodate any hydraulic application. 

And when it comes to protecting hydraulic equipment, or machinery with tubular lines, working with an advanced manufacturer like Python Protective Sleeve + Covers, who carries a line of tubular sleeves that cover the spectrum of desired needs, is crucial to the integrity of your system.  

From integrated protection from abrasion and extreme ambient operating conditions to fire-resistant fabric, these are the top features to consider when purchasing your next protective sleeve:

Pin Hole, Burst Protection, Abrasion Protection & Ease of Installation

The best all-purpose sleeves feature:

  • Operator protection
  • Pin-hole protection
  • Burst protection
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Ease of installation

In order to meet all of those features, Python’s engineers designed the Diamondback Tubular Sleeve to provide protection to both the equipment and operator alike.

With its proprietary tight weave and heat-treated material, the sleeve shrinks to the applications dimension for a smooth look and performance. Upgrade to the PRO version for an 80% faster install time. How? Click here to request a demo sleeve.

Watch: The Diamondback PRO Assembly Test

Hydraulic Hose Sleeve for Fire and Heat Protection

For constant direct flame exposure or similar environments, turn to the toughest sleeve in the line-up.

The heat resistant Fire Sleeve is made for the harshest heat and fire environments. Constructed from a high bulk fiber that is woven to produce a hallow sleeve and then coated with a thick covering of iron oxide red silicone rubber, it can withstand repeated touch exposures to molten steel, aluminum and glass up to 3000°F.

In addition to protecting hoses, cables and pipes, Fire Sleeve can protect people from incurring scorching burn injuries. The silicon coating allows the sleeve to remain extremely flexible and moisture resistant in tight radius’s and outdoor environments.

Not enough? Contact us for custom heat protection covers.

Therma Sleeve HD is extremely high temperature resistant for ambient heat and intermittent exposure.

Most commonly found in engine manifolds and exhaust systems, Therma Sleeve HD is braided from fiberglass yarns and saturated with resins that improve stability and minimize dusting. When compared to Fire Sleeve, Therma Sleeve HD is more flexible and retains heat of up to 1200°F.

Common applications include:

  • Locomotive hoses
  • Drill rigs
  • Race cars
  • Environments where multi-terrain equipment is used

Hose Sleeve for Light Abrasion & Momentary Touch Heat Protection

Python also offers an inexpensive solution tailed to low voltage applications: the Therma Sleeve SD.

This sleeve is suited for momentary heat of up to 1200°F. Similar to Therma Sleeve HD, this sleeve is also heat-treated with an acrylic binder to reduce fraying and dusting without impacting performance.

The most common applications include:

  • Toasters
  • Coffee makers
  • Small heaters
  • Ranges
  • Soldered connections when solder melt is possible

What’s the difference between Therma Sleeve HD and Therma Sleeve SD?

“HD” stands for “Heavy Duty”. Therma Sleeve HD has more abrasion-resistant qualities and is better suited for consistently hot ambient temperatures, like an engine bay.

Therma Sleeve SD (Standard Duty) is not recommended for an abrasive application but performs optimally in momentary touch heat applications.

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Check out our Buyers Guide for Hydraulic Hose Wraps for additional protection options or contact us for a custom solution.

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