All About the Different Kinds of Suction Hose

There are many different kinds and sizes of suction hose; each size of hose is going to be used for different things. At Factory Direct Hose we offer 1 inch, 1.5 inch, 2 inch, 2.5 inch, 3 inch, 4 inch, 5 inch, and 6 inch suction hoses. 1” hoses are fantastic for anyone working industries such as agricultural liquid fertilizers, irrigation lines, liquid manure handling, marine bilge discharge, pump (for rental and construction dewatering), and trash pumps. While our 5 inch rubber suction hose is designed for rough industrial and construction applications that require a bit more endurance and higher pressure ratings. They are great at withstanding heavy use and can be used even in the tightest of spaces because they will not king when going around bends. This particular hose can handle water, chemicals, slurries, brine, detergents, acids, alkalis, glycols, etc. Not to mention it is both abrasion and weather resistant.


Many of our suction hose are reinforced with textile piles and helical wire. This increases the hose’s strength and durability. They can be made from many different materials from PVC to rubber. Pick the right material  for you depending on your specific needs. Don’t go buying just any suction hose because there are many low quality suction hose out there.  Buying a slightly more expensive, but higher quality, suction hose is worth the extra cost. If you want the job to be done right, invest in a quality product like those offered at Factory Direct Hose. Go to to find the pest product for your specific project—or projects. From 1” to 6” hoses we have everything you need to get the best quality for your money check out suction hose at Factory Direct Hose. If you have any other questions feel free to reach out to our excellent customer service, we know they will be happy to help!


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