Key Benefits

  • Tough and durable construction
  • Reliable performance
  • Supplied for various applications

Mining, slurry and dredge rubber hoses and bends for many use cases

When dredging or handling abrasive slurry or other materials, you need a hose supplier that offers versatile and durable products. We offer you a number of different solutions to fit your various needs. Whether you seek a buoyant, reliable dredge hose, preformed hose bend, or heavy duty material handling hose we have the products you need.

Our hoses are available in varying diameters and are custom cut on-site for a perfect fit. We work closely with you to ensure that you have the hoses you need in order to keep your operation running at maximum efficiency. We understand that durability and proven performance are paramount when it comes to the products you select. That’s why we only provide you with hoses that have continually proven to offer superior results.

Custom mining, slurry and dredge rubber hoses - improve performance

Tough and durable construction
We utilise a hot-vulcanised manufacturing process to deliver hoses that are tough and durable. Our hoses are abrasion resistant and suitable for the most abrasive slurries.
Reliable performance
You need reliability and that’s what we provide. We offer flexible hose construction that minimises misalignment without sacrificing reliability.
Supplied for various applications
We supply you with a number of different hose products that can be tailored to your specific needs. We offer material handling hoses, end connections, muff coupling hoses, dredge hoses, preformed hose bends and customised expansion joints.

Mining, slurry and dredge hose solutions customised to your operation

Mining, slurry and dredge rubber hose


FLSmidth Ludowici manufactures and supplies a wide range of material handling hoses specifically designed to deliver optimal suction or discharge in heavy duty dredging.

 

Features

 

  • Fabricated from a range of the finest grades of natural and synthetic rubber compounds, cord materials and fabric
  • Annular ring of spring wire helix construction to ensure flexibility and withstand full vacuum pressure during service
  • Polyester reinforcement to provide strength and accommodate movement in the line
  • Customised to self-floating specifications or supplied with polyurethane floats

Ideal for

 

  • Rock and sand suction
  • Minerals separation
  • Offshore rock cutter discharge
  • Slurry handling
  • Hopper bow connection discharge
  • Land reclamation

Specifications for mining, slurry and dredge rubber hose

  • Size - 150NB to 1200NB
  • Length - up to 12 metres
  • Working pressure - up to 4800Kpa (685PSI)

Performed hose bends


The FLSmidth Ludowici® LUDOFLEX™ Preformed Rubber Hose Bends comprise high quality precision-moulded units in a range of diameters, bend angles and radius configurations to suit your various suction and delivery needs.


Features

 

  • Hose Bend Liner comprises special wear-resistant, natural and synthetic compounds or a selection of chemical and heat-resistant polymers
  • Reinforced in fabric plies of polyester cord with machine wound, high tensile, spring wire helix
  • Outer cover manufactured from high quality, UV-stabilised or chemical resistant compounds

 

Ideal for

  • Slurry handling including quarry products, ore, tailings, coal slurries and fly ash
  • Waste and refuse handling
  • Pollution control
  • Materials transfer

Specifications for performed hose bends

  • Size - inside diameter 25NB to 1200NB
  • Working pressure - up to 4800kpa (685PSI)
  • Safety factor - 4:1

Material Handling Hoses


The FLSmidth Ludowici® LUDOFLEX™ range of high quality, material handling hoses are suitable for use in a range of abrasive slurry applications, from hard rock mining and mineral sands, to waste and refuse handling.
FLSmidth Ludowici has the hose to suit your needs.


Features

  • Fabricated from a range of the finest grades of natural and synthetic rubber compounds, cord materials and fabric
  • Annular ring or spring wire helix construction to ensure flexibility and withstand full vacuum pressure during service
  • Polyester reinforcement to provide strength and accommodate movement in the line
  • May be manufactured to self-floating specifications or supplied with polyurethane floats as required
  • Tube liner comprises special wear resistant, natural and synthetic compounds or a selection of chemical and heat-resistant polymers
  • Reinforced in fabric plies of polyester cord with machine wound, high tensile, spring wire helix
  • Outer cover manufactured from high quality, UV-stabilised or chemical resistant compounds
  • UV-stabilised top cover to withstand harsh elements
  • Unique wear indicator performance system for better hose maintenance

 

Ideal for

  • Slurry handling including quarry products, ore, tailings, coal slurries and fly ash
  • Waste and refuse handling
  • Pollution control
  • Materials transfer
  • Hydraulic dredging
  • Sandblasting

Specifications

  • Sizes - inside diameter 25NB to 1200NB
  • Length - custom built up to 12 metres
  • Working pressure - up to 4800Kpa (685PSI)
  • Safety factor - 4:1

Additional products


In addition to the products outlined above, we also offer muff coupling hoses, end connections and customised expansion joints. Our expert staff is ready and eager to work with you to find the ideal customised hose solution for your specific needs.



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