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How to Select a Hose Reel

Hose Reels

Hose reels can organize cluttered work areas and increase worker safety by keeping hoses off the floor.

It's also important to keep hose untangled because improperly stored hoses can kink and
crack, creating leaks and
loss in pressure.

If you have questions, please contact our
Technical Product Support Dept. at 1-800-874-4755
or send them an email by clicking here.

Click on the tabs below for more information on hose reels.

How to Select a Hose Reel

First, consider the application and pressure requirements. For most pneumatic tools, you may only need a reel that handles up to 300 psi, while a reel to transfer oil would need up to 2000 psi. Grease and lubrication application would need up to 4000 psi, while a simple water application would only need up to 300 psi.

Your application will also help determine the ID (Inside Diameter) requirement for the hose and fittings on the hose reel. Applications where more torque is needed for larger pneumatic tools or heavy repairs, larger ID's may be required.

Once you have determined your application requirements, consider the length of the hose needed based on the placement of the hose reel in the work area.Keep in mind when choosing the length of hose, the longer it is, the greater the possibility of pressure loss.
Spring-driven (Retractable) Low Pressure Reels for Air or Water

Reelcraft Logo Spring-driven Hose Reels
Constructed entirely of steel, this hose reel is designed to handle your toughest work environments while providing a trouble-free service life. The compact design and multi-position guide arm allow you to easily mount it on walls, floors, ceilings, pits or trucks without taking up a lot of space. The full-flow shaft and swivel ensure you get maximum product delivery, while the heavy-duty spring drive lets you remove and retrieve hose quickly and easily. Reelcraft® reels are permanently factory lubricated and are maintenance free. Comes complete with steel frame, fittings, molded bumpers and PVC hose with a maximum temperature rating of 150°F. USA made.
A.A. B.B.
C.C. D.D.
Reels with Hose
Reels without Hose
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose
Length
Max Hose
p.s.i.
Weight
(Lbs.)
Syle
Item No.
Weight
(Lbs.)
Item No.
1/4"
20'
300
19
A
17
1/4"
35'
300
20
A
17
1/4"
50'
300
26
A
20
3/8"
25'
300
22
A
17
3/8"
50'
300
36
A
31
3/8"
70'
300
50
B
42
3/8"
100'
300
92
C
82
1/2"
25'
300
29
A
22
1/2"
50'
300
51
B
43
1/2"
75'
300
95
C
82
1/2"
100'
300
101
C
82
3/4"
25'
250
49
B
44
3/4"
50'
250
88
C
74
3/4"
75'
250
136
D
113
1"
50'
250
134
D
-
-
* Shipped by motor freight. Charges to be determined when order is placed

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Reelcraft Logo ReelTek™ Hose Reels
This hybrid reel is designed for strength, but with a lighter weight. Incorporates industrial-grade steel with engineered composite plastic components. Similar to the standard industrial hose reels by Reelcraft® with the exception that the spool is a glass-filled composite. Reels come complete with frame, fittings, molded bumpers and hose with a maximum temperature rating of 150°F. USA made. Reelcraft ReelTek
Reels with Hose
Reels without Hose
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Weight (Lbs.)
Item No.
Weight (Lbs.)
Item No.
1/4"
35'
300
22
19
3/8"
25'
300
22
19
3/8"
50'
300
29
23
1/2"
35'
300
30
23

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Lincoln LogoRetractable Air Hose Reel
Constructed of durable, heavy-gauge steel with heavy-duty air hose, this reel will be a hardworking addition to your shop. Slotted mounting base allows you to easily attach reel to ceilings, walls and work benches. Eight-position ratchet gearing locks the reel at the desired hose length. Five-position, adjustable-outlet roller arm with spring-powered, automatic recoil and angled hose guide provides smooth, parallel hose pull-out and retraction. Reel is powder coated for corrosion resistance. Imported. Lincoln Retractable Air Hose Reel
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Item No.
3/8"
50'
300
1/2"
50'
300

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Legacy Logo Levelwind™ Hose Reel
This heavy-duty hose reel uses a unique winding system that automatically layers hose back and forth across the reel to ensure the hose is coiled smoothly and easily every time. Reel is made from a durable, UV-stabilized polypropylene and features an extra-large 3/4" swivel for maximum air flow. Reel can swivel freely on a mounting bracket up to 138°, or can be locked into place at up to seven different angles. Latching mode switch lets you choose to latch the hose every 3 ft. or switch to free run for immediate, automatic rewinding. Adjustable hose stopper lets you increase or decrease the length of hose that remains when fully retracted. Carrying handle allows for portability or it can be mounted on the wall or ceiling. USA made. Legacy Levelwind
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Item No.
3/8"
50'
350
3/8"
75'
350
3/8"
100'
350

Spring-driven Medium Pressure Reels for Oil and High Pressure Washers

Reelcraft Logo Spring-driven Medium Pressure Reels
These hose reels are available by special order,
please contact our Technical Product Support Department at 1-800-874-4755 or send them an email by clicking here.
Reelcraft Medium Pressure Hose Reels
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Weight (Lbs.)
1/4"
35'
2,000
31
3/8"
30'
2,000
26
1/2"
50'
61
61

Spring-driven High Pressure Reels for Grease/Lubrication Applications

Reelcraft Logo Spring-driven High Pressure Reels
These hose reels are available by special order,
please contact our Technical Product Support Department at 1-800-874-4755 or send them an email by clicking here.
Reelcraft High Pressure Hose Reels
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Weight (Lbs.)
1/4"
30'
4,000
34
3/8"
50'
4,000
65

Spring-driven Oxygen/Acetylene Dual Welding Hose and Reels

Reelcraft Logo Spring-driven Oxygen/Acetylene Dual
                                Welding Hose and Reels
These hose reels are available by special order,
please contact our Technical Product Support Department at
1-800-874-4755 or send them an email by clicking here.
Oxygen/Acetylene Hose Reels
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Weight (Lbs.)
1/4"
25'
30
1/4"
50'
57

Spring-driven "T" grade Propane and Gasoline/Diesel Fuel Hose and Reel

Reelcraft Logo Spring-driven "T" Grade Propane and Gasonline/Diesel
                                Fuel Hose and Reel
These hose reels are available by special order,
please contact our Technical Product Support Department at 1-800-874-4755 or send them an email by
clicking here.
T Grade Hose Reel
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Weight (Lbs.)
3/4"
25'
200
63

Hand Crank Reels

Reelcraft Logo Hand Crank Hose Reels
Fabricated of heavy-gauge steel, this hand crank reel features an adjustable drag and a nickel-plated swivel with chemical-resistant Viton ® O-rings. Overall height is 20-1/4"; temperature rated to 400°F. Hose not included. USA made. Reelcraft Hand Crank Hose Reel
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Spool Width
Weight (lbs.)
Item No.
1/2"
200'
1,000
12"
49
1/2"
200'
3,000
12"
49
1/2"
500'
1,000
27"
69
3/4"
175'
1,000
18"
56
3/4"
175'
3,000
18"
56
1"
80'
600
13"
135
1"
100'
600
17"
180
1-1/2"
50'
600
17"
157
1-1/2"
100'
600
32"
158
1-1/2"
200'
600
22"
201
* Shipped by motor freight. Charges to be determined when order is placed.

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Legacy LogoPortable Hand Crank Hose Reel
Designed as a mobile air hose center, this versatile 100-ft. hose reel can be mounted nearly anywhere. Plus, your entire job site should be within reach with a 200-ft. capacity of 3/8" hose. A hose guide attached to the 100-ft hose reel allows you to return the hose back to the reel without tangles or the hose bunching on one side. The 100-ft. hose reel can be truck mounted and drum can be locked to prevent air hose from accidentally unwinding. Reel features a heavy-duty, powder-coated steel frame. Handle swivels for easy winding and folds in for transporting. Imported. Legacy Hand Crank Hose Reel
Hose I.D.
Max. Hose Length
Max. Hose p.s.i.
Item No.
3/8"
100'
300

Hose Reel Accessories

Goodyear ® Red Rubber Air Hose Assemblies
This red, synthetic rubber, RMA Class C air hose is reinforced with a spiral synthetic yarn and provides high abrasion, oil and chemical resistance. Operating temperature range of -20°F to 190°F.
USA made.
Air Hose
p.s.i.
I.D.
Length
Male NPT
Item No.
300
1/4"
25'
1/4"
300
1/4"
50'
1/4"
300
1/4"
100'
1/4"
300
3/8"
25'
1/4"
300
3/8"
50'
1/4"
300
3/8"
100'
1/4"
300
1/2"
25'
1/2"
300
1/2"
50'
1/2"
300
1/2"
100'
1/2"
200
5/8"
25'
1/2"
200
5/8"
50'
1/2"

Legacy ™ Flexzilla ® Air Hose Assemblies
Flexzilla hose is made from an engineered hybrid polymer, combining the best qualities of both PVC and rubber materials to provide extreme flexibility. Hose has no memory which means less kinking. Excellent abrasion resistance. Temperature range of -40°F to 150°F. USA made. Air Hose
p.s.i.
I.D.
Length
Male NPT
Item No.
300
1/4"
50'
1/4"
300
1/4"
100'
1/4"
300
3/8"
25'
1/4"
300
3/8"
50'
1/4"
300
1/2"
50'
3/8"

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Heavy-duty Steel Hose Rack
Store hoses and extension cords out of the way and extend their life by reducing cracking and rotting from laying on the floor. Made of heavy-duty 3/8" 14-gauge galvanized steel. Rack is 6" deep on bottom and 8" deep on top to accommodate all sizes of hose. Mounting plate measures 6"Wx17-1/2"L with four mounting holes 16" on center. Stores more than 150' of 3/4" garden hose. USA made.
    Item No. HR14
Hose Reel Rack

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Reelcraft Logo Wall Mount Bracket and Pivot Base
Wall Mount Bracket
Constructed entirely of steel and feature 7/16" pre-drilled mounting holes and a durable, baked-on powder coating for maximum rust and corrosion resistance. Wall-mounted swing bracket will pivot approximately 180° and aligns horizontally to the direction of the hose or cord run. Mounting bolts not included. USA made.
    Item No. 69564

Pivot Base
Constructed entirely of steel and features 7/16" pre-drilled mounting holes and a durable, baked-on powder coating for maximum rust and corrosion resistance. The pivot base will align your reel to the direction of hose or cord run and can be mounted with the reel upright or hanging. Mounting bolts not included. USA made.
     Item No. 69563
Base and Bracket

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