The CenTec Systems 3200SG series dual voltage 4-wire crushproof hose lets you control both the power brush and central vacuum system. The 3200SG-350 hose is 35 feet in length and is compatible with most central vacuum systems and can be used to replace most older dual voltage central vacuum hoses, including Plastiflex. The Centec 3200SG hose is not a direct replacement for the older Centec XZ and CPB style hoses without replacing the wand, contact Vacdepot for details. The 3200SG hose is available in either Universal Connect (aka: corded or pigtail style) or in Direct Connect style for use with Supervalve or Electravalve powered inlets. The 3200SG is is available in both 3200SG-30 and 3200SG-35, see similar items for all options.
A premium dual volt central vacuum hose, the new 3200SG incorporates many features that give you both durability and efficiency. The patented crush-proof hose body has been reformulated from previous models to triple hose life, improve crush recovery and make coiling for storage easier. The full 1 3/8" inner diameter insures excellent airflow performance, even in longer lengths, which passes the cleaning airflow of newer high performance central vacuum power units directly to the surface being cleaned.
The patented 3200SG handle was designed with weight, balance and comfort in mind. The size was scaled to minimize weight in a shape that permits control of the hose and cleaning tools with less effort and less wrist strain. The newest 3200 hose also includes the TPE Soft Grip feature. With the entire grip covered in the soft grip treatment the new hose provides a more comfortable grip and added control. The matte finish Soft Grip covering aids in non-slip control that requires less grip pressure to maneuver and provides a non-marring, fingerprint and scratch resistant surface.
Along with the Soft Grip surface the open grip design and soft curves maximize comfort and control. The ergonomic grip naturally positions your hand perfectly and adds to your ability to control your cleaning tool. The 3200SG handle was also designed to balance the weight in your hand to minimize your work load. By extending the grip surface, the 3200SG handle accommodates all users without bulking up the diameter of the handle so comfort and control feel right in all cleaning situations.
The total control 3 position switch is recessed in location for easy access during cleaning and allows you to control both the vacuum's suction motor and suction with power brush. The chromed steel tool mounting stub features the industry standard 1.25" tapered connection with a button lock for positive connection to a power wand. The tool stub also gives you an air control valve that can be used to relieve full suction from the cleaning tool which allows you to vacuum delicate items such as drapes without fighting the full vacuum airflow.
The crush-proof hose body enters the handle with assistance of a built-in strain relief. Designed to protect the hose from kinking or breakage at the high stress transfer area of flexible hose to rigid handle. The addition of a strain relief to the 3200SG's handle design puts the hose at a shallow arc while cleaning which reduces resistance from the hose and protects from sharp bends and kinking. The full swivel 360° connection lets the hose turn and untwist while cleaning which prevents kinking and loss of suction. The unique hose strain relief coupled with the full swivel connection permits continuous airflow that delivers performance that saves you time by allowing you to focus on the cleaning task and not the cleaning tools.
Thanks to the larger 1 3/8" inside diameter design you can achieve up to 20% better performance than older 1.25" hoses of the same length. The 3200SG hose is also available in a longer 35 foot version, the longest permitted by UL for a dual-volt (powered) hose. If your cleaning application would benefit from more reach consider upgrading to the longer hose for convenience. Upgrade option at the top of this page, just above the add-to-cart button.
The 3200SG hose includes a wall end that is compatible with either direct connect or universal inlet valves from all current standard and most older inlet valves that follow the industry standard 1.5" format. The tapered cuff fits snugly into the wall valve and the large chromed steel low voltage connector plates insure the correct contact and alignment with the low voltage portion of the wall inlet valve.
The Universal hose end configuration features a hose cuff that plugs into your wall inlet and a rear facing power cord that is 8 feet in length. The power cord plugs into a standard power outlet that is usually located nearby the central vacuum inlet to provide power down the hose for the powered brush. Standard wall inlet measure 1.5 inches inside diameter where the hose is inserted (or just slightly larger at the opening and tapering down in the back of the valve). The universal inlet design is also called a low-volt valve, standard valve and the hose might also be referred to as a pigtail connection or corded hose.
The Direct Connect configuration features a forward facing two pin male plug that is designed to work with all brands and models of direct connect valves on the market including the Hayden brand Super Valve, Vaculine brand ElectraValve and the various OEM branded valves from all central vacuum manufacturers including Beam, Nutone, M&S AirVac, Vacuflo and others. The Direct Connect valve, also called a powered-valve, SuperValve or dual-volt inlet is both a design and a specification standard that allows all Direct Connect hose ends to fit all Direct Connect wall inlets, regardless of brand.
This hose may not interoperate with Centec XZ series (tear drop handle stle) hoses, Hayden SuperHose 2 hoses, KENMORE brand inlets, VACUFLO proprietary pin-style inlets, or other non-standard inlets that do not measure 1.5" ID. If replacing older CenTec tear-drop handle hose you must replace with a Centec model #91311 hose (see similar items tab above) for compatibility with your existing wand set. Hose does not include tools or wands. The 3200SG Hose ships with a flush mount receptacle standard and can be converted to recessed mount upon request.