Silicone Hoses in rail applications have become increasingly important over the past 10 years, with new coolants entering the market. Artel Rubber are the leading company for the silicone hose market for the rail industry.
We have been supplying rail silicone hoses for over 24 years. Out high quality rail silicone hoses meets the British standard BS6853/VRG 714-901 617666 and to the French rail standard NF F 16-101
With punishing penalties, train operators cannot afford to have any unplanned downtime. With Artel we aim to make the best hoses, in the best material delivered on time.
Our services include new trains and full refurbishment and we can also supply other products such as window frames, air duct foam door gaskets and skirt rubber as well as mud flaps, bellows, floor rubber, weather strips and insulation foam. We manufacture drinking water hose, turbo hose and cooling/silicone polyester hose in fire retardant silicone and Cool Elf Resistant Silicone.
Fire Retardant Silicone
Suitable for use in the rail industry or any application requiring low smoke low toxicity.Click HERE for data sheet
Cool Elf Resistant Silicone
Developed for the French Rail Industry to meet the aggresive cooling system requirements used by the SNCF
Cooling – Silicone/Polyester Hose
Suitable for automotive coolant applications or general purpose use upto 170°C. Standard colours available are black, blue, red and yellow and are available in straight lengths upto 4 metres, angled elbows, reducers and custom shapes to your specification.Click HERE for data sheet
Turbo – Silicone / Aramid
Suitable for high temperature applications upto 220°C. Standard colours available are black, blue and red oxide and are available in straight lengths upto 4 metres, angled elbows, reducers and custom shapes to your specification.Click HERE for data sheet
Fluorosilicone liners can be incorporated into most hoses to provide an impermeable barrier against oil and oil mist.
W.R.A.S. (Drinking Water Approved)
Hoses can be lined with drinking water approved silicone for potable water applications.Click HERE for data sheet
Non-Silicone products can be supplied to complete your hose package. Please refer to the material specifications below that suits your specific application.Click HERE for data sheet
Artel can provide the complete solution for cooling systems. We will source and supply all components assembled and pressure tested
The hose range provides the optimum sealing solutions for all applications.
Materials used are W4 (stainless steel) with a 7mm screw head and a 9mm bandwidth.
HD Clamps are suitable for special areas of application where high tightening torques and high contact pressures are required.
Materials used are W4 (stainless steel) with a 8mm screw head and a 16mm band width.Click HERE for data sheet