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Top 4 FAQs for Our Silicone Hoses


As a leader in the custom silicone hoses and tubing industry, Flex Technologies is asked often about our wonderful silicone hoses and tubing solutions. Below, we'll go over the top four frequently asked questions we hear. Shop our wide selection online, and enjoy free shipping on all orders over $50 in the continental U.S. today!

How Long Do Your Silicone Hoses Last?

Silicone is a very durable and extremely strong material, especially when compared to rubber hoses. They can last for years, even decades, with the proper care. Depending on your usage, you can expect your silicone hoses to last about four years with high use.

Why Silicone Hoses?

Silicone hoses are popular in many industries for a variety of reasons, one of them being their versatility and hundreds of applications. They can hold cold and hot liquids, handle extreme temperatures, and bend to your desired space.

How Are Silicone Hoses Made?

Silicone hoses are made from silicone rubber, paints, and fabrics. The materials are pressed together into sheets and then cut and rolled. These silicone sheets are then molded into their desired shape. They are trimmed, inspected, and then cleaned for shipping to our customers.

What Types of Silicone Hoses and Tubing Do You Offer?

Flex Technologies offers a wide variety of silicone flex hoses and tubing, including heater hoses, air cooler hoses, vacuum hoses and tubing, and so many more. Check out our full product line on our website today.


Flex Technologies has been offering our industry-leading silicone tubing solutions since 2003. From the food and beverage industry to pharmaceutical, automotive, and medical, we've got your flexible silicone tubing needs covered. Let our friendly customer service associates help you with the perfect silicone flex hoses and tubing for your applications. Shop online today!

Why You Should Become a Silicone Flex Hose Distributor

Flex Technologies is a leader in the silicone hose and tubing industry. We supply these top-rated products to many industries including the medical industry, restaurants and hospitality, aerospace, automotive, and so many more. Below, we'll go over some reasons why you should become a silicone flex hose distributor. Learn more today! Our Production Facility Conforms to [...]

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4 Steps To Get A Custom Tool Designed & Created

Customers love our custom tool design options since many operate in niche industries and require niche tooling solutions. But how does one get a custom tool designed and created? Here at Flex Technologies, our custom silicone tubing and hose company can help you with all our flexible silicone tubing needs. Below, we'll take a look [...]

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Why Flex Technologies Inc. Should Be Your Tool Supplier

Flex Technologies is an industry leader in the manufacturing and design of flexible silicone tubing and hoses. We've been serving customers in many industries, including food, beverage, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, medical, brewery, HVAC, automotive, and so many more. We take pride in our wide variety of silicone products, ensuring they adhere to the strict product quality [...]

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How to Find the Right Manufacturing Tools to Fit Your Budget

When it comes to manufacturing tools, you need to find the right manufacturing tools to not only meet your needs, but also fit within your budget. This can be challenging to do. With Flex Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of custom silicone hose and tubing solutions to meet many business's needs, we work with you [...]

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How Manufacturing Tools Are Custom-Designed & Built

Oftentimes, what you need is simply not out there. In fact, if you think of almost every invention, it has stemmed from the fact that you needed something, it didn't exist, so you invented it. When it comes to manufacturing tools, this is still often the case today. Flex Technologies offers custom tooling solutions for your [...]

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Why Silicone Flex Hoses Are Common In Food & Beverage Industries

You'll find silicone flex hoses everywhere in the food and beverage industry. Perhaps, you are wondering why. Flex Technologies is a leader in the design and production of silicone hoses and tubes for multiple industries, including for the food and beverage industry. Below, we'll take a look at why silicone hoses are common in the [...]

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Best Tools for Diesel Engine Trucks

When it comes to diesel engine trucks, it's important to be able to offer a quick repair when it's needed. Yet, with so many nuances to diesel engines, it can be hard to determine what tools you will need. Here at Flex Technologies, we offer the best silicone tubing and hoses for your needs, including [...]

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Our In-House Raw Material Testing Capabilities

Here at Flex Technologies, we believe in providing the best for our customers. Therefore, not only do we provide the best flexible silicone tubing and hoses for use in your applications, but we also offer in-house raw material testing so that you can both rest assured knowing the capabilities of the silicone tubing you are [...]

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Why Silicone is Your Material of Choice for Purity

Silicone is now defined as a hybrid material between a synthetic (man-made) rubber and a synthetic plastic polymer. Originally considered a rubber, it is made from siloxane, or a colorless oil. You'll find silicone as the primary ingredient in many items that we use everyday, including silicone tubing and hoses, sealants, lubricants, cooking utensils, and [...]

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