PVC suction hose can resist to UV rays and weather. But the level depends on the material and additives.
UV resistance refers to the ability of a material to resist the damage of UV from the sun. PVC is naturally susceptible to degrade when exposed to prolonged UV exposure. However, many PVC suction hoses have anti UV additive. Thus it can resist UV with a long time.
While PVC suction hoses may have some level of UV resistance. Thus it is important to note that prolonged exposure to sunlight and weather can still cause some damage over time. Direct and exposure to sunlight, extreme temp and harsh weather can lead to brittle and even fail.
Thus if you wan to protect PVC suction hoses from UV rays and weather, follow below tips.
1.Store the hoses in a shaded area. You can also cover them when not in use.
2.Avoid expose the hoses to direct sunlight. As it will cause damage.
3.Use hose protector or sleeve to avoid damage. For example, spiral guard and silicone sleeve.
Additionally, if your work need the hose to resist UV and be durable, you can try a special hose. While such hose is specially ideal for outdoor use. If you still don’t have an idea, just consult Orient. We are a professor in hose solution. Contact us now and get more details.