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Flexible Conduit & Interlocked Armor

Arcor carries flexible conduit, also known as flexible metallic tubing, ranging in sizes from 1/3- inch to 2-inches inside diameters. The flexible conduit is made of interlocking metal strips of aluminum, galvanized steel, brass or bronze.

The flexible conduit can be used for protecting electronic and electrical wires and cables from mechanical abuse.

These products also provide electronic shielding and electrical system ground. Standard package is 100-foot coils. As a value added service, the product can be fitted with couplings and other fastening devices.
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TYPE UI: INTERLOCKED FLEXIBLE METAL TUBING

UI_interlockType UI is standard, flexible tubing. Tubing sizes range from 3/16″ to 7″ ID with special diameters made to order. Tubing constructed of galvanized stainless steel, aluminum, brass, or bronze interlocking strips from .010″ to .012″ ID. Soldered, brazed, or welded on pipe nipple with fittings desired to fill any requirements. Tubing normally furnished unpacked, but packing may be ordered.

Standard flex and floppy tubing is available for many applications including:
• Bar Hose • Conveyor hose for dust, lint, sawdust, etc. • Armor casing • Shielding conduit • Hot air duct for space heater • Steam Hose liner • BOP

Specifications

Type UI available in aluminum, galvanized steel, stainless steel, brass and bronze, unpacked – fully interlocked flexible tubing.
.010″ – .012″ Metal

NOMINAL I.D. NOMINAL O.D. INSIDE* BENDING DIAM. APPROX. WEIGHT “C” FEET NOMINAL I.D. NOMINAL O.D. INSIDE* BENDING DIAM. APPROX. WEIGHT “C” FEET
3/16″ .281″ 3″ 11 2-1/8″ 2.280″ 15-1/2″ 72
1/4″ .375″ 3″ 11 2-1/4″ 2.410″ 16-1/2″ 76
3/8″ .500″ 4″ 14 2-3/8″ 2.530″ 17-1/2″ 81
1/2″ .625″ 6″ 16 2-1/2″ 2.660″ 18-1/2″ 85
5/8″ .750″ 6-1/2″ 18 2-3/4″ 2.910″ 20″ 93
3/4″ .875″ 6-1/2″ 20 2-7/8″ 3.030″ 21″ 97
7/8″ 1.000″ 7″ 24 3″ 3.160″ 22″ 102
1″ 1.130″ 7-1/2″ 28 3-1/4″ 3.410″ 24″ 110
1-1/8″ 1.260″ 8-1/2″ 32 3-1/2″ 3.660″ 26″ 118
1-1/4″ 1.380″ 9-1/2″ 36 3-3/4″ 3.910″ 27″ 127
1-3/8″ 1.510″ 10″ 38 4″ 4.160″ 29″ 135
1-1/2″ 1.650″ 11″ 48 4-1/2″ 4.660″ 33″ 152
1-5/8″ 1.780″ 12″ 52 5″ 5.170″ 37″ 168
1-3/4″ 1.900″ 13″ 58 6″ 6.170″ 44″ 200
1-7/8″ 2.030″ 14″ 60 7″ 7.180″ 45″  
2″ 2.160″ 15″ 66        

Specifications for other sizes not shown are available on application.
*Tubing is available with various packing which will increase the inside bending diameter.

TYPE SL
EXTRA-FLEX SQUARE LOCKED FLEXIBLE CONDUIT

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APPLICATIONS

• Electrical Conduit
• Lining for Fuel Hoses
• Flexible Spouts
• Carburetor Breathers
• Capillary Casings

TYPE SL: EXTRA-FLEX SQUARE LOCKED FLEXIBLE CONDUIT

Conduit is available with cotton cord or heat resistant packing. Packing will increase the weights and the bending diameters. Special sizes, not shown, on application.

Applications for square locked flexible conduit include:
• Electrical Conduit • Lining for Fuel Hoses • Flexible Spouts • Carburetor Breathers • Capillary Casings

Specifications

Type SL – unpacked, square locked extra flexible conduit

I.D. NOMINAL O.D. INSIDE BENDING DIAM. WEIGHT “C” FEET
1/8″ 13/64″ 1″ 3
5/32″ 11/32″ 1-1/2″ 3-1/2
3/16″ 9/32″ 1-1/2″ 4-1/2
1/4″ 23/64″ 2″ 6
9/32″ 25/64″ 2-1/4″ 6-1/2
5/16″ 27/64″ 2-1/4″ 7
11/32″ 29/64″ 2-1/2″ 7-1/2
3/8″ 1/2″ 2-1/2″ 8
7/16″ 9/16″ 2-1/2″ 9
1/2″ 5/8″ 3″ 10
9/16″ 11/16″ 3-1/2″ 12
5/8″ 3/4″ 4″ 15
3/4″ 31/32″ 4″ 18

Type SL is lightweight conduit tubing available in diameters ranging from I.D. 1/8″ to 3/4″. Greater flexibility and strength are provided by reliable square locked construction.

Tubing stocked in galvanized and stainless steels. Special metals available on orders.

TYPE UIH: INTERLOCKED FLEXIBLE METAL TUBING

Able UIH is heavy-duty, interlocking strips between .018″ and .020″ thickness in galvanized or stainless steel only. Larger sizes to 20″ available.

Tubing is normally furnished unpacked, but various packing may be ordered.

Soldered, brazed, or welded-on pipe nipples with any fittings desired to fill any requirement.

Automotive Applications

• Flexible hose for truck exhaust lines. • Fume collectors in automotive garages.

Specifications

Type UIH available in aluminum, galvanized steel, stainless steel, brass and bronze, unpacked – fully interlocked flexible tubing.
.017″ – .020″ Metal. Larger sizes to 20″ available.

Inside Diameter Inches Approx. Outside Dia. Inches Approx. Wgt. Per Foot, Lbs. Inside Diameter Inches Approx. Outside Dia. Inches Approx. Wgt. Per Foot, Lbs.
1-1/4 1-1/2 .80   3-1/2 3-3/4 2.00
1-1/2 1-3/4 .95   4 4-1/4 2.25
1-3/4 2 1.10   4-1/2 4-3/4 2.65
2 2-1/4 1.20   5 5-1/4 2.90
2-1/4 2-1/2 1.40   6 6-1/4 3.60
2-1/2 2-2/4 1.50   7 7-1/4 4.05
2-3/4 3 1.65   8 8-1/4 4.50
3 3-3/4 1.80   9 9-1/4 5.25
        10 10-1/4 6.00