Zipper umbilical hose

A revolutionary approach to the management of hydraulic & discharge hose systems commonly found between skimmers and power packs. The DESMI ZUH not only enhances safety when dealing with high pressure hoses, but allows for the inspection and replacement of damaged or aged hoses.

The DESMI ZUH is manufactured from a very robust, flexible, heavy weight, abrasion resistant polymer. It has integral sealed foam floatation and a very special & unique zipper system that allows for the opening and closing of the umbilical. The zipper, which runs the length of the umbilical, has high tensile strength but is flexible enough to allow the ZUH to be stored and deployed from traditional hose reel systems. The DESMI ZUH can be manufactured in various lengths to accommodate most hose sets including the longer configurations.

The ZUH can be supplied with any number of hydraulic hoses and sizes which are neatly tagged to the inner skin. In addition, the client is free to use either lay flat of semi rigid discharge hoses thus increasing the flexibility of the DESMI ZUH.



The DESMI ZUH can be delivered in following standard lengths: 20 and 30 m / 66 and 100 ft.

Length of discharge hose sections corresponds with lengths of ZUH sleeve sections – you do not need to roll off the entire ZUH to take out a discharge point.
It is possible to handle ZUH lengths build up to 70 m / 230 ft on our hose reel. A range of hydraulic driven hose reels is available for the different length/dimension combinations.
Hose reels are equipped with swivel shaft connection to the high-pressure hydraulic hoses. 

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