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ContiTech Lightwing™ Lightering STS

Lightwing Lightering STS

Designed for the transfer of crude oil and petroleum based products for ship to ship lightering service, under all types of service conditions. All sizes rated for vacuum. Maximum flow rate 70 ft/sec (21m/s).

For more information, view the ContiTech Industrial Hose Catalog (PDF - 6.15 MB).

Hose Dimensions

Nom I.D. I.D. O.D. WEIGHT
inch mm mm mm kg/m
4 100 102 143 9.7
6 150 153 203 17.0
8 200 204 268 28.9
10 250 254 331 42.8
12 300 305 382 49.9

Length and Weights

Length Meters 7.6 8.5 9.1 10
Length Feet 25 28 30 32.5
Diameter lbs. kg. lbs. kg. lbs. kg. lbs. kg.
4 248 113 268 122 281 128 297 135
6 433 197 467 212 490 223 518 235
8 715 325 773 351 812 369 861 391
10 1073 488 1159 527 1216 553 1288 585
12 1314 597 1415 643 1483 674 1567 712

Flow Rates - Max flow rated based on 21m/sec max

Diameter M³/Hr bbl/Hr
4 600 3,800
6 1,350 8,400
8 2,400 15,200
10 3,800 23,900
12 5,500 34,400
Performance Characteristics
Tube Code 541-432 Black nitrile for up to 50% aromatic content. Code 541-718 Black nitrile with static dissipating properties for up to 60% aromatic content
Cover Black Wingprene (spiral cloth wrap finish)
Reinforcement Helix free, synthetic fabric, heavy duty wall
Temperature -22ºF to 176ºF (-30ºC to 80ºC)
Packaging Chloroplast sheet wrap. Also available in corrugated plastic culvert packaging
Branding Example: Lightwing™ Lightering STS Helix-Free 15 Bar
Recommended Fittings Coupled with carbon steel built-in nipples with hot dip galvanized (HDG) flange. Standard flange supplied to bolt hole to ANSI-B16.5 class 150, Flat Face Slip-On (FFSO) or Lap Joint (floating), other specifications are available on demand. Available in Raise Face and Weld Neck type.
Minimum Bend Radius The hose will retain its shape under a bend radius of four times the hose diameter when empty or full. In the event the hose gets kinked, it will recover its shape without permanent damage to the hose.
Order Codes 541-432, 541-718