By Camille Howe

Spring-driven, retractable hose reels offer the advantage of self-contained automatic retrieval that requires no external power source to operate. Because of this, they can be used in almost any environment, including outdoor locations and remote sites. Retractable hose reels are manufactured with a great deal of specificity in mind in order to make them ideally suited to specialty applications. Choosing a reel is done by analyzing the basic details and steps of your application, along with the diameter, delivery volume, and pressure of your hose, and then selecting a retractable reel that matches the criteria you already have in stock and the process flow you already have in place.

Performance Retractable Hose Reels

The performance series model is designed to consolidate space in wide variety of different environments. It features heavy duty construction to ensure consistent, reliable performance without incident and has become one of the most popular retractable hose reels in use.

Heavy Duty Retractable Hose Reel

These spring-driven units feature a larger chassis and frame intended to contain exceptionally long hoses with large diameters. They feature a dual axle support system engineered to increase stability during operation and minimize vibration during use.

Supreme Duty Retractable Hose Reels

These are the heaviest duty hose reels we carry and feature dual pedestal-style arms support for an extra large chassis. They are intended for outdoor applications in extreme environments where the unit may suffer accidental abuse or inclement weather.


Dual Purpose Retractable Hose Reel

This model is actually two reels in one and is an excellent space savers in cramped corners. Using two retractable hose reels on a single mount makes hose retrieval faster and more stable. Air hose units and electrical cord units are available.

Enclosed Retractable Hose Reels

Enclosed reels protect hoses and interior components with a steel casing that keeps out the element. This is a rather aesthetic tool as well, and should be installed in areas where appearance matters a great deal to corporate staff or visiting clients. Enclosed retractable reels are made with a 3 piece casing that is easy to take apart for maintenance and reassemble.

Aluminum Retractable Hose Reel

These are compact, lightweight retractable reels intended of use with hoses made from stronger materials. (Plastic hoses are not recommended for use with these reels).

Stainless Steel Retractable Hose Reels

This electro-polished, stainless steel reel is perfect for use in food and chemical plants, salt water environments, and areas where corrosive pollutants in the atmosphere can cause equipment to ruse.

Retractable Welding Hose Reel

Small and large models exist to provide stable operation and minimal vibration when working with welding hoses. Ask a material handling specialist about which series model best fits your specific welding requirements.

Side Mount Retractable Hose Reels

These reels mount on the side of the wall with a two-bolt mount that is easy to install, detach, and then mount at a different station. They allow you to access the hose from any position you stand. They are a favored retractable reel for lifting systems, any machine tool, air/water service tools, tool boxes, and vertical support.

High Capacity and Dual High Capacity Retractable Hose Reel

These reels are designed for high volume, low and medium pressure applications that require hoses with exceptional diameter. The box-frame design features cross supports to keep the unit stable at all times. Dual units have two swivel inlets and two outlets for dual hose applications.

Vacuum Retractable Hose Reels

These reels power pneumatic tools and clean the air at the same time with a self-enclosed, self-cleaning system. The vacuum in this unit removes fumes and industrial by-products during operation.

Some of these units can be further customized if necessary. This is done on a case by case basis upon request of the client. Talk to your manufacturer s distributor about these options.

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