Steam Hose with ground joint hose couplingsType 8702 Steam Hose is specially formulated for steam service applications. With a durable wire braid featuring a 10X safety ratio, this hose reduces the risk of failure in dangerous steam applications. The heat resistant EPDM rubber tube is designed to prevent wear often caused by hot and cold cycling in steam applications. The wire braid reinforcement can be grounded and offers kink resistance. A pin-pricked EPDM rubber cover is weather resistant and offered in red (most sizes) or black for color coding and identification. In the case of most failures, a pin pricked cover will bleed rather than burst. An Oil resistant cover and a non-marking cover are also available.

Assemblies available with ground joint couplings with bolted clamps (as shown) or crimped. Crimped assemblies meet Mil-Spec 29210E and ISO 4023/6134 Standards.

*ONLY use hose, couplings, adapters, and hose clamps that are approved for steam service*

Always use Hose Safety Whip Checks on steam hose applications

New FDA Grade Steam Hose now available in 1/2, 3/4 and 1 inch size (white EPDM tube with blue cover, textile reinforcement). (meets FDA title 21 article 177.2600 for aqueous foods)

Sizes: 1/2″ through 2″
Tube: Black EPDM Rubber
Reinforcement: Multiple Wire Braids
Cover: Black or Red EPDM, Wrapped Finish (non-marking available)
Temperature: -20 to + 406 Deg F Saturated Steam, 450 Deg F Super-heated Steam

8702 PDF Specification Page


Best practices for maintaining steam hose assemblies:

  • For best longevity, Drain hose well after use / prior to storage
  • Install a valve before the hose for quick shut off in the event of a failure incident
  • Check torque on bolted hose clamps regularly, using a properly calibrated torque-wrench
  • Inspect hose regularly, replace where needed before a failure can occur
  • Only repair steam hose using approved parts and recommended installation practices

Please Contact us for assistance in selecting safe hose assembly options for steam applications

Custom Metal hose assemblies approved for steam service are also available


WARNING: This product contains Carbon Black, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Do not use in connection with drinking water. Wash hands after handling. Visit for additional information.