Tapflo Smoothflex Hose

Tapflo Smoothflex is a very flexible, ultra hygenic non-convoluted ’smooth bore ’ PTFE hose. Smoothflex hoses offer great flexibility with exceptional vacuum and kink resistance.

Tapflo Smoothflex hoses are availible with a range of outer braidings such as polyproplyene, 304 stainless steel and hastelloy. When required our outer braids can also be covered by Vulcanised EPDM or Silicone outer covers.

Tapflo Smoothflex hoses  can be supplied in either FDAapproved virgin PTFE or in FDA approved ATEX rated conductive PTFE. We can also offer these hoses with an extensive range of fitting types in materials such as 316 Stainless steel, PTFE lined and Hastelloy.

Tapflo Smoothflex hoses are ideally suited to ultra hygenic product transfer applications in the food, pharmaceutical and Bio pharmaceutical industries.

Tapflo Smoothflex hoses are suitable for temperatures from -70 degC to 260 deg C and are full Vacuum rated. For more information contact or offices on 01-2011911 or atinfo@tapflo.ie


Features & benefits
  • FDA Approved – Suitable for food and Pharmaceutical use
  • Smooth Bore – Self draining / no hold up
  • ATEX rated – Suitable for solvents
  • Non Tainting – Suitable for sensitive products
  • Low flow resistance – Smooth low friction design give ultimate flow


Wall  Thickness ( mm ) 

  Bend radius ( mm)

Working Pressure (bar)

Burst Pressure (Bar)

Weight (Kg/mtr)

1/2" 1.25 38 50 250 0.29 
5/8" 1.25 42 50 250 0.36 
3/4" 1.5 50 50 290 0.43 
1" 1.5 70 40 210 0.65 
1.25" 1.5 85 35 210 0.75 
1.5" 2 100 25 175 0.80 
2" 2 140 20 135 0.95 

Pressure ratings at ambient temperature.

Apply pressure derating scale at elevated and sub zero temperatures, for more details please contact our offices.

If higher working pressures are required please consult our offices.

Please note that the pressures listed above are for the hose element of the assembly only and that the choice of end connection may reduce the overall working pressure of the assembly as a whole.

All Tapflo Hose Assemblies are supplied fully tested and certified. CE and ATEX certs availible on request.

About Tapflo. Tapflo Group is an independent, family owned, European manufacturer and global supplier of Air operated diaphragm pumps, centrifugal pumps and other industrial process equipment. Tapflo is represented by own sales offices in 28 countries and by independent distributors in more than 30 countries.