Rubber hoses come in a variety of sizes to accommodate different applications and requirements. The sizes of rubber hoses are typically measured based on their inner diameter (ID) and are expressed in either inches or millimeters. Here are some common rubber hose sizes:
1/4″ (6.35 mm) ID: This size is often used for smaller applications such as air compressors, pneumatic tools, and low-pressure water or fluid transfer.
3/8″ (9.53 mm) ID: This size is commonly used for air hoses, water hoses, and general-purpose applications where medium flow rates and pressures are required.
1/2″ (12.7 mm) ID: This size is suitable for a wide range of applications, including watering gardens, washing cars, and delivering air or water in moderate quantities.
5/8″ (15.88 mm) ID: This size is commonly used for garden hoses and larger water delivery applications where a higher flow rate is desired.
3/4″ (19.05 mm) ID: This size is suitable for heavy-duty water hoses, irrigation systems, and industrial applications where a significant amount of water or other fluids need to be transported.
1″ (25.4 mm) ID: This size is used for larger-scale applications such as firefighting hoses, industrial fluid transfer, and high-capacity water delivery.
It’s important to note that these are just some of the commonly available rubber hose sizes, and there are many other sizes available to meet specific requirements. When selecting a rubber hose, consider the intended application, required flow rate, working pressure, and compatibility with the fluids or substances being transferred.