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Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing

Heavy-walled, FDA-approved compound vinyl hose. Nontoxic, tasteless, odorless. Polyester braid-reinforced. Temp range: 25°-150°F. For use in hot or cold pressure water systems (burst pressure is 250lb.), vent and drain lines, bilge pump discharge. Sold per foot; 50' max continuous length. Meets NSF-61 requirements.

  • Application: Pressurized water system supply, drain lines, head intake, washdown pumps
  • Material: FDA formula vinyl
  • Reinforcement: Polyester braid
  • Temperature Range: 25°-150°F
  • Burst Strength: 250psi
  • Vacuum Rating: N/A
  • Minimum Bend Radius:
  • Approvals: N/A
  • Length: FDA, National Sanitation Foundation
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Series 162 PVC Tubing, 1/2"ID, 23/32"OD 159194 116-162-0126
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$2.12

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Series 162 PVC Tubing, 3/4"ID, 31/32"OD 214783 116-162-0346
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$3.09

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Series 162 PVC Tubing, 3/8"ID, 9/16"OD 328999 116-162-0386
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$2.07

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Series 162 PVC Tubing, 5/8"ID, 27/32"OD 159202 116-162-0586
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$2.64

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Series 162 PVC Tubing, 1"ID, 1-5/16"OD 208223 116-162-1006
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$3.86

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Heavy-walled, FDA-approved compound vinyl hose. Nontoxic, tasteless, odorless. Polyester braid-reinforced. Temp range: 25°-150°F. For use in hot or cold pressure water systems (burst pressure is 250lb.), vent and drain lines, bilge pump discharge. Sold per foot; 50' max continuous length. Meets NSF-61 requirements.

  • Application: Pressurized water system supply, drain lines, head intake, washdown pumps
  • Material: FDA formula vinyl
  • Reinforcement: Polyester braid
  • Temperature Range: 25°-150°F
  • Burst Strength: 250psi
  • Vacuum Rating: N/A
  • Minimum Bend Radius:
  • Approvals: N/A
  • Length: FDA, National Sanitation Foundation

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Shields RubberSeries 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (7)
  • Easy to install (7)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Attractive (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Bathroom (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

usage as bilge pump discharge

The product was very easy to install through hidden passages. It provides higher capacity flow for the same bilge pump using the corigated wire reinforced hose. It does require elbows for the sharp corrners...Read complete review

The product was very easy to install through hidden passages. It provides higher capacity flow for the same bilge pump using the corigated wire reinforced hose. It does require elbows for the sharp corrners as the hose will kink in those situations.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

PVC tubing

Hose was recommended by store help for intended purpose ... It should not be recommended for suction hide, discharge only. Pvc

Hose was recommended by store help for intended purpose ... It should not be recommended for suction hide, discharge only. Pvc

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5.0

Perfect combination of pliability and strength.

By gfontana

from Annapolis MD

Verified Buyer

Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

Perfect combination of pliability and strength. Easy to work with. I use a heat gun so it slides on the fittings nicely and it makes a tight fit but of course I still use hose clamps.

 
5.0

I would buy this hose again because it was easy to use.

By Dons light hauling and salvage.

from Port Charlotte, FL

About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • needs RED & Blue for hot& cold water

Best Uses

  • Bathroom
  • heads
  • Large Kitchens
  • Small Kitchens

Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

Used it to run water line from water tank to galley across the boat to the head sink, 68' of hose

 
5.0

Works as advertised

By Biff Boater

from Chesapeake Bay to South Florida, etc.

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

      I use this hose to transfer fresh water from my fresh water tanks (or the dockside inlet) to various water fixtures on my boat. It's such a nice hose that I even decided to plumb the heads for fresh water flush. It is also used to provide water the the showers, bathtub, wet bar, galley sink, and two vanity sinks. I even used it to charge the fresh water washdown outlet.

       
      5.0

      Nice hose

      By Biff Boater

      from Chesapeake Bay to south Florida, etc.

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Does what it is supposed to do.
      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

          I use it to transport seawater from the seawater intake to cool the A/C units then back overboard. The hose does this exceedingly well and does not leak.

           
          5.0

          My hose!

          By Cheers

          from Lansing mo

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

          • Noisy

          Best Uses

          • Small Kitchens

          Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

          Very attractive

           
          5.0

          Yes, I would buy it again.

          By Ivan

          from Solomons, MD

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bathroom
            • Occasional fuel hose or permanent water hose

            Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

            I needed a 1/2 inch hose and hose barbs to connect a fuel polisher I built using a Walbro pump and a Racor 500 filter. I bought the hose to use as both pick up and drain to insert into the diesel fuel tank. It does not kink or collapse in this application even though it is not as resistant to collapse as a white reinforced hose. It met my requirements at about half of the cost of white reinforced hose.

             
            5.0

            Excellent Tubing for a Bait Tank

            By Wild

            from San Diego, Ca

            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

                Great strong durable marine hose. I plumbed my bait tank and was very pliable and easy to use. Its reasonably priced for marine hose, but it will kink if you make too tight of a loop. West Marine caries many varieties of hose for any job, but this was the most cost effective for my new bait tank installation.

                 
                1.0

                PVC tubing

                By Cd

                from Fl

                About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Flimsy

                  Best Uses

                  • Bathroom
                  • output only not suction

                  Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

                  Hose was recommended by store help for intended purpose ... It should not be recommended for suction hide, discharge only. Pvc

                   
                  5.0

                  tubing

                  By fcap

                  from johns island

                  About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

                      Good price, always on hand

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      usage as bilge pump discharge

                      By Bill

                      from Northern Virginia

                      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install

                      Cons

                      • Use elbow for sharp turn

                      Best Uses

                      • High flow low restrictio

                      Comments about Series 162 Polyester Reinforced Clear PVC Tubing:

                      The product was very easy to install through hidden passages. It provides higher capacity flow for the same bilge pump using the corigated wire reinforced hose. It does require elbows for the sharp corrners as the hose will kink in those situations.

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