CT Convoluted Vacuum Flexible Tubing
Convoluted flexible metal tubing and hose can compensate from misalignment and system reroutes between static connections in vacuum or low-pressure static applications. Swagelok CT convoluted vacuum flexible tubing can be compressed by at least 15 % and extended up to 50 % of manufactured length. Standard and custom tubing lengths, custom tubing assemblies, and adapters for field assembly are available.
• Nominal Tubing Sizes
• Working Pressures
• Temperature Range
• End Connections
321 stainless steel
1/4 through 1 1/2 in.
Vacuum (10–9 torr) up to 100 psig (6.8 bar)
70 to 1000°F (20 to 537°C)
Factory and field assembly: Swagelok VCR® metal gasket face seal fittings; VCO® O-ring face seal fittings; XBA adapters for connecting to socket and butt weld fittings, Swagelok tube fittings, and Ultra-Torr™ vacuum fittings
Field asssembly only: XOA adapters to support the tubing cuff with Ultra-Torr vacuum fittings.
Every Swagelok CT series tubing assembly with factory-welded end connections is
inboard helium leak tested to maximum leak rate of 1.8 × 10–7 std cm3/s.
Cleaning and Packaging
Swagelok CT series tubing assemblies and adapters are cleaned in accordance with
Swagelok Standard Cleaning and Packaging (SC-10). Each item is individually packaged
for cleanliness and protection.