$158.99/Each

  • Stainless steel braid with extruded coating
  • Rotating 3/4" NPT male to reverse quick-disconnect gas fittings
  • For indoor use only
Item:
510HG6D48
Units:
Each
Shipping:
Usually Ships in 1-2 Business Days
MFR Item:
HG-6D-48
Gas Hose Installation Tips and Benefits to Using a T&S SwiveLink Connector

Gas Hose Installation Tips and Benefits to Using a T&S SwiveLink Connector

A chef is as prepared as his tools and something as out of the way as a gas hose can make the difference between success and failure. An improperly installed gas hose can mean poor performance, unnecessary replacement or even the risk of gas poisoning and death. Not such an insignificant part of the kitchen after all. T&S hoses begin with hydra performed inner core which provides strength and flexibility. The core is covered with a high quality stainless steel braiding and then with a thick extruded coating for added cleanliness. One of the main strains on gas hoses comes from when the unit gets connected to is pushed back toward the wall. A typical gas hose will twist or kink with a strain and repeated stress or even one stressful push can tear the hose material near its end fitting. Kinks in the hose can also restrict gas flow, meaning unpredictable cooking conditions or even unusable conditions. Another significant strain for a gas hose is the stretch a unit experiences when it is pulled away from the wall. Without a restraining cord or simply with careless staff pulling to far on the unit, the hose can be strained and experience the same risk of damage at its ends. Safety link connectors are designed to work together with our exclusive swivel link, the ultimate connector accessory for gas hoses. Swivel link adds a swivel to the end of each hose enabling it to turn from side to side without kinking. Swivel link can snug a hose closer to the wall without restricting its gas flow. A closer fit means addition kitchen space for more important things like cooking. Swivel link also provides the most reach for your gas hose, in addition our patented swivel design cant lock up unlike some of our competitors. Since safety link is available in a variety of lengths and diameters for increased BTU capacity, there are plenty of options to meet the needs of your kitchen environment. Installing a safety link is fairly simple, but keep in mind that the dangers of gas should guide you carefully through the process. First make sure the manual gas shut off valve is turned off. If you can’t find the shut off valve, turn off the main gas supply valve. Never proceed unless you know the gas is turned off. Look at your installation space to see how the appliance connection space will line up with the gas supply line. If both are more than 18 inches above the floor, use a vertical loop, if both are low use a horizontal loop, if one of the connections is higher than the other use a combination loop, turning the hose to accommodate the height distance. Now, assure the two ends of the hose will be offset from each other. This offset ensures that the hose, with swivel link installed, will be able to turn to fit snugly against the wall. If your connections are not offset, you will need to install an elbow on the supply line to create one. Then prepare the gas supply side. If the connection is already male, apply Teflon tape or pipe joint compound to its threads. If the connection is female, apply Teflon or pipe joint compound to a pipe nipple and thread that into the connection. Next install the swivel link applying Teflon or joint compound to the male threads to the fitting and threading it into the assembly you have been working on. Then move to the appliance side. Apply sealant and thread the male end of the other swivel link fitting into the elbow and tighten it. Attach the safety link gas hose to each swivel link and tighten. Check that all connections are tight and perform a leak test, then ensure that your safety link is appropriately marked. Affix the notice label to the back of the appliance and the yellow label to the wall of the shut off valve. Finally, and this is an important step. Attach the restraining cable to the wall and to the appliance you have just installed. Adjust the length so that the safety link can never be fully extended. This cable will keep your gas hose performing for a long life without unnecessary strain. Congratulations, you have just installed the best gas hose available. Treat it well and the T&S safety and swivel links will keep your kitchen appliances well fuelled for year and years to come.

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Learn how to properly install a new gas hose on your cooking equipment with this video. You'll also see the safety benefits to using a T&S SwiveLink swiveling gas hose connector!

Customer questions about this product

Can this hose be hooked up directly to a LP tank?
No. This hose is designed to be hooked up to gas plumbing only, not portable tanks.
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Details

This 48" long T&S HG-6D-48 FreeSpin reverse quick-disconnect gas appliance connector has two 3/4" NPT male gas fittings, including one with a FreeSpin 360 degree rotating hex nut that spins even when tightened to avoid problematic twisting! A male to two-piece reverse quick-disconnect plug fitting on the other end allows for fast and easy setup and quick disconnection from the wall for easy access during cleaning. For added safety, it also acts as a shut-off valve when the plug and socket are disconnected!

As part of the Safe-T-Link series of gas appliance connectors, this hose features durable welded fittings and a stainless steel braid construction with an extruded coating for optimum protection, flexibility, and durability up to 1/2 PSI maximum gas pressure. This unit includes a 90 degree elbow and 90 degree street elbow. Please consult the Specification Sheet for additional information.

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Limited 1-Year Warranty READ THIS LIMITED ONE-YEAR WARRANTY BEFORE INSTALLING OR USING THIS PRODUCT. IF THESE TERMS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE TO YOU, IMMEDIATELY RETURN THIS PRODUCT TO T&S BRASS AND BRONZE WORKS, INC BEFORE INSTALLING AND/OR USING THIS PRODUCT. T&S Brass nd Bronze Works, Inc. (T&S) warrants to the original purchaser (other than for purposes of resale) of this product that such product is free from defects in workmanship and materials for a period of one year from the original date of purchase. During this one-year warranty period, if this product is found to be defective, T&S shall, at its option, repair and/or replace it. To obtain warranty service, products must be returned to T&S Brass and Bronze Works, Inc., 2 Saddleback Cove, Travelers Rest, South Carolina 29690, clearly marked to the attention of the Warranty Repair Department. Shipping, freight, insurance and other transportation charges of the returned product to T&S and the return of the repaired or replaced product to the purchaser are the responsibility of the purchaser. Replacement and/or repair under this warranty shall be made within a reasonable time after receipt by T&S of the returned product. This warranty does not cover this product if it has received secondary finishing or has been altered or modified after purchase or for defects caused by physical abuse to or misuse of the product, or shipment of the product. ANY EXPRESS WARRANTY NOT PROVIDED HEREIN AND ANY REMEDY FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT WHICH BUT FOR THIS PROVISION MIGHT ARISE BY IMPLICATION OR OPERATION OF LAW, IS HEREBY EXCLUDED AND DISCLAIMED. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE ABOVE ONE-YEAR PERIOD. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL T&S BRASS BE LIABLE TO PURCHASER OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT OR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL COSTS, EXPENSES OR DAMAGES WHETHER ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE INCURRED BY THE PURCHASER OR ANY OTHER USER. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC RIGHTS AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

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