Braid covers the external of a hose, increasing the resistance to elongation increasing the hoses internal pressure capabilities.
Artifex has one of the best braiding facilities in the world, boasting a complete range of braiding machines (24, 36, 48, 64, 96 carriers), with the ability to produce top quality stainless steel braid from 1/4" (6mm) to 12" (300mm) nominal size DN. Housing this range of machinery sets Artifex apart from other braid suppliers, ensuring they produce the highest quality products with an optimum specification for each size, providing strength and endurance.
Sizes 6" (150mm) nominal size DN and above are made as braided braid, manufactured by initially weaving single steel wire into braid strands. These strands are themselves woven to form the final braid on Artifex’s impressive 96 carrier braider, resulting in a highly stable and flexible construction.
Braid can be supplied loose (on its own), braided directly onto a hose (either Artifex hose or hose supplied by a customer), or indeed as part of hose assembly construction.
Standard braid = 1/4" (6mm) to 6” (150mm)Braided braid = 6” (150mm) to 12” (300mm)
Stainless Steel grade 304L (Werkstoff Nr 1.4301)Stainless Steel grade 316L (Werkstoff Nr 1.4404)