ELAFLEX Katalog - page 10

March 2016
Information 5.16
Lightweight Gravity Discharge
Road Tanker Hose Type ʹLG ʹ
APPLICATION / TECHNICAL DATA
Lightweight and highly flexible gravity discharge hose
for loading from road tankers to underground storage
tanks. Well suited for electronic cross-over prevention
systems (COP) due to the integrated steel strands in
the construction. The hose may also be used as Stage
1B balanced vapour recovery hose ( on request also in
size 2" / ID 50 mm).
Type LG is used for gravity discharge only. For safety
reasons, the hose is constructed to pressure rating PN
4 bar, burst pressure >20 bar.
Suitable for petroleum based products including
hydrocarbon vapours, aromatics content up to 60%.
Temperature range -40° C up to +70° C. Electrical
resistance <10
6
Ohm if static wire (steel strand) are not
connected.
Lining
: NBR, antistatic, no fuel solubility
Reinforcements : textile plies with static wire
Cover
: black rubber with yellow PVC helix
Fittings: reusable BSP male thread hose tails of alu-
minium with special SPANNFIX clamps. Coupling to
your requirements.
ADVANTAGES
l
low weight, high flexibility
l
stays flexible also in cold temperature conditions
l
due to the external PVC helix the hose easily glides
over the ground and into / out of the road tanker
stowage tube
Elaflex provides a new solution for fuel delivery to petrol
stations : Type 'LG'  Lightweight Gravity Discharge road
tanker hoses.
The easy to handle rubber hose has been developed
for pressureless service, to fill underground storage
tanks. At a glance: excellent flexibility – also in winter
operation, low weight, high flowrate due to smooth
bore, robust, suitable for tough continuous operation.
WEIGHT
HOSE SIZE
max. Vaduum
Bend. Radius
Coil Length
PART
NUMBER
ø
kg/m
ø 
ID in.
ø
IDmm
ø
OD mm bar mm
ø
m Type
2,1
3"
76
96
0,8
100
40
*)
LG 3"
2,9
4"
102
122
150
LG 4"
Hose fitting for LG 3" with 3" BSP male aluminium
hose tail, special SPANNFIX clamps
VX 75-3" Al LG
Hose fitting for LG 3" with 4" BSP male aluminium
hose tail, special SPANNFIX clamps
VX 75-4" Al LG
Hose fitting for LG 4" with 4" BSP male aluminium
hose tail, special SPANNFIX clamps
VX 100-4" Al LG
Self-assembly of fittings is possible; Assembly kit with manual on request
*) larger coil lengths available on request
Hose marking, example 3":
LG 3" . NBR . GRAVITY / SCHWERKRAFT . NBR .
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. -40°C / +70°C . 1Q16 . ELAFLEX
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