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Braided Stainless Steel Flexible Supply Lines


When you're looking for high quality, stainless steel water flexes, you've come to the right place. Our braided stainless steel flexes come in every length and are available for faucets, ice makers, dishwashers, water closets, and washing machines, as well as specialty flexes that are great for clawfoot tubs. The right flex can easily solve many supply connection issues, and make short work of your installation.

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Durable Braided Stainless Steel Flexes for Faucets

These quality braided stainless water flex lines are the perfect choice for hooking up a faucet to your water supply. With multiple fittings to choose from, you are sure to find the right flex for your needs.
S.J. x S.J.
(S.J. threads on 1/2"IPS)
(This is one of the more common sizes)
picture of a stainless steel flex hose
Flex Size Flex Length Price & Quantity
S.J. x S.J. 12" $3.68
S.J. x S.J. 16" $3.85
S.J. x S.J. 20" $4.00
S.J. x S.J. 24" $4.42

3/8" O.D. x S.J.
picture of stainless steel flex hose
Flex Size Flex Length Price & Quantity
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 12" $4.04
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 16" $4.15
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 20" $4.40
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 24" $4.80
1/2" O.D. x S.J.
(1/2" O.D is not a common size)
picture of stainless steel flex hose
Flex Size Flex Length Price & Quantity
1/2" O.D. x S.J. 12" $4.09
1/2" O.D. x S.J. 16" $4.18
1/2" O.D. x S.J. 20" $4.41
1/2" O.D. x S.J. 24" $4.73

For longer lengths, see the next section.

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Extra Long Braided Stainless Steel Flexes for Faucets

These superb braided stainless water flex lines are the same as the flexes above, but are made in extra long lengths to provide more flexibility in your application.
S.J. x S.J. (S.J. threads on 1/2"IPS)
Flex Size Flex Length Price & Quantity
S.J. x S.J. 30" $6.45
S.J. x S.J. 36" $8.39
S.J. x S.J. 48" $9.06
S.J. x S.J. 60" $10.92
S.J. x S.J. 72" $8.85
S.J. x S.J. 96" $13.19
3/8" O.D. x S.J.
Flex Size Flex Length Price & Quantity
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 36" $6.99
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 48" $8.32
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 60" $9.50
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 72" $11.07
3/8" O.D. x S.J. 96" $9.97
1/2" O.D. x S.J.
Flex Size Flex Length Price & Quantity
1/2" O.D. x S.J. 36" $6.99
1/2" O.D. x S.J. 48" $7.10
1/2" O.D. x S.J. 60" $7.99

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SPECIAL FINISH Braided Stainless Steel Flexes for Faucets

These quality braided water flex have the same exterior stainless steel outer sheating but are coated with the special finishes most commonly requested. These are the perfect choice for connecting your water supply to your faucet.

3/8" O.D. x S.J. x 12"
picture of stainless steel flex hose
Flex Size Length Special Finish Price & Quantity
3/8" x S.J. 12" Chrome $9.72
3/8" x S.J. 12" Polished Brass $29.16
3/8" x S.J. 12" Satin Nickel $29.29
3/8" O.D. x S.J. x 20"
picture of stainless steel flex hose
Flex Size Length Special Finish Price & Quantity
3/8" x S.J. 20" Chrome $12.29
3/8" x S.J. 20" Polished Brass $35.75
3/8" x S.J. 20" Satin Nickel $35.95

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Durable Braided Stainless Steel Dishwasher Flex Lines

These superb braided stainless water flex lines are great additions for installing appliances such as dishwashers or other items that require a dedicated supply feed. Durable, well made flexes are sure to last even under some of the toughest circumstances.
picture of braided stainless steel dishwasher flex line
  • Constructed with a durable braided outer sheathing with tough nylon reinforced vinyl tubing inside
  • Available in various lengths & sizes for multiple configurations
  • Perfect for dishwashers
  • Looking for a straight or angled water supply valve? Click here
  • NSF 61 certified
  • UPC certified
  • 125 psi maximum pressure rating
  • 180° F. maximum temperature rating
  • Note: O.D. = threads that fit male compression fittings
  • Looking to extend the length of your flex? We offer compression fittings

Flex Size Length Price & Quantity
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 60" $14.07
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 72" $15.22
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 96" $17.57
Dishwasher 90° Elbows Price & Quantity
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" Mips $2.44
3/8" O.D. x 3/4" Female Hose Thread
For 2009 and newer Whirlpool Dishwashers
$4.49

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Durable Braided Stainless Steel Flex Lines for Filter Systems

picture of braided stainless steel filter system flex line
  • Constructed with a durable braided outer sheathing with tough nylon reinforced vinyl tubing inside
  • Available in various lengths & sizes for multiple configurations
  • Perfect for filter faucets and systems, commercial ice maker systems, dishwashers, and other applications
  • Looking for a straight or angled water supply valve? Click here
  • View an example of a compression end
  • NSF 61 certified
  • UPC certified
  • 180° F. maximum temperature rating
  • 125 psi maximum pressure rating
  • Note: O.D. = threads that fit male compression fittings
  • Looking to extend the length of your flex? We offer compression fittings

Flex Size Length Price & Quantity
1/4" O.D. x 1/4" O.D. 24" $7.63
1/4" O.D. x 1/4" O.D. 36" $9.74
1/4" O.D. x 1/4" O.D. 60" $13.94
1/4" O.D. x 1/4" O.D. 120" $25.18
Flex Size Length Price & Quantity
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 9" $7.67
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 12" $7.61
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 16" $7.79
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 20" $7.98
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 24" $8.28
Flex Size Length Price & Quantity
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 36" $9.71
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 48" $10.39
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 60" $14.07
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 72" $15.22
3/8" O.D. x 3/8" O.D. 96" $17.57

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Durable Braided Stainless Steel Toilet Flex Lines

picture of braided stainless steel toilet Flex Line
  • Constructed with a durable braided outer sheathing with tough nylon reinforced vinyl tubing inside
  • Available in various lengths & sizes for multiple configurations
  • Water closet (WC) fitting is designed to fit most brands of toilet fill valves
  • Note: O.D. = threads that fit male compression fittings
  • Looking for a straight or angled water supply valve? Click here
  • NSF 61 certified
  • UPC certified
  • 125 psi maximum pressure rating
  • 180° F. maximum temperature rating

Stainless Steel Outer Sheath

Flex Size Length Price & Quantity
1/2" S.J. x W.C. 12" $3.90
1/2" S.J. x W.C. 20" $5.45
3/8" O.D. x W.C. 12" $4.10
3/8" O.D. x W.C. 20" $5.45
1/2" O.D. x W.C. 12" $4.11
1/2" O.D. x W.C. 20" $5.40

Special Finish Coated Outer Sheath

Flex Size Length Special Finish Price & Quantity
3/8" x W.C. 12" Chrome $9.89
3/8" x W.C. 12" Polished Brass $29.35
3/8" x W.C. 12" Satin Nickel $29.49
Flex Size Length Special Finish Price & Quantity
3/8" x W.C. 16" Chrome $11.35
3/8" x W.C. 16" Polished Brass $32.39
3/8" x W.C. 16" Satin Nickel $32.59

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Braided Stainless Steel Washing Machine Hose

picture of braided stainless steel washing machine Flex Hose
  • Constructed with a durable braided outer sheathing with tough nylon reinforced vinyl tubing inside
  • NSF 61 certified
  • UPC certified
  • Ideal for washing machines
  • 125 psi maximum pressure rating
  • 180° F. maximum temperature rating
  • 3/4" FHT, 3/8" I.D.
  • Need a longer flex, simply purchase the brass hose adapters to connect multiple hoses together as needed.

S.S. Washing Machine Hose - 3/4" FHT x 3/4" FHT - 60" Length = $13.82

3/4" MHT x 3/4" MHT High Quality Brass Hose Adapter = $3.88

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Braided Stainless Steel Washing Machine Hose with One 90° Elbow

image of braided stainless steel washing machine Flex Hose
  • Constructed with a durable braided outer sheathing with tough nylon reinforced vinyl tubing inside
  • One side has convenient 90° elbow to allow installation closer to walls without bending or causing stress to the flex line
  • NSF 61 certified
  • UPC certified
  • Ideal for washing machines
  • 125 psi maximum pressure rating
  • 180° F. maximum temperature rating
  • Need a longer flex, simply purchase the brass hose adapters to connect multiple hoses together as needed.

S.S. Washing Machine Hose - 3/4" FHT x 3/4" 90° FHT - 60" Length = $17.81

S.S. Washing Machine Hose - 3/4" FHT x 3/4" 90° FHT - 72" Length = $19.97

3/4" MHT x 3/4" MHT High Quality Brass Hose Adapter = $3.88

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Speciality Stainless Flexes for Clawfoot Tubs

picture of deluxe braided stainless steel Flex Hose
  • Great for claw foot tubs
  • Constructed with a durable braided outer sheathing with tough nylon reinforced vinyl tubing inside
  • 180 psi maximum pressure rating
  • 150° F. maximum temperature rating
  • Does not meet Federal Safe Drinking Water Act standards - not for potable / drinking water
  • Proudly made in the USA USA flag button

Specialty Stainless Flex Hose - 1/2" FIP x 3/4" FIP - 24" Length = $12.29

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Quick Tee Adapters
Create a branch outlet on a supply stop without shutting off the main water supply


Adapter
Features:
  • Durable brass construction
  • Great for hot or cold water lines
  • Ideal for ice makers, dishwashers, & water filter faucets
  • Swivel screw on hook-up means no drilling or extra valves are needed
  • Purchase extra adapters to connect multiple accessories
  • Available in a variety of sizes to fit your valve and application
  • These adapters are 2014 Federal Safe Drinking Water Act compliant

Before the quick tee adapterBEFORE The Quick Tee Adapter
InstalledThe Quick Tee Installed
AfterAFTER Quick Tee Adapter Installed

Quick Tee Adapter #933-015NL#993-015NL
Quick Tee Adapter #933-016NL#993-016NL
Quick Tee Adapter #933-018NL#993-018NL

Quick Tee Adapter #933-019NL#993-019NL
Quick Tee Adapter #933-020NL#993-020NL

Model # Brass Quick Tee Adapters - Size A x Size B x Size C Price & Quantity
993-015NL 3/8" female compression x 3/8" male compression x 1/4" male compression $7.11
993-016NL 3/8" female compression x 3/8" male compression x 3/8" male compression $7.15
993-018NL 1/2" female compression x 1/2" male compression x 3/8" male compression $8.22
993-019NL 1/2" female IPS slip joint x 1/2" male IPS slip joint x 1/4" male compression $7.71
993-020NL 1/2" female IPS slip joint x 1/2" male IPS slip joint x 3/8" male compression $8.89

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We also offer many straight and angle stops as well as stainless steel flexible water supply lines.


Add-A-Line - Tee with Valve

Add a water line for dishwashers, ice makers, humidifiers, or any fixture needing a water line. Reliable brass ball valve provides durable alternative to saddle valves.
example of Add-A-Line compression tee with valve

Add-A-Line Tee Size Price & Quantity
5/8" OD x 1/4" OD outlet $24.79
5/8" OD x 3/8" OD outlet $26.89
7/8" OD x 1/4" OD outlet $31.75

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Water Supply Valves

Angle Stops

picture of chrome angle stop
Angle Stop Price & Quantity
5/8" OD x Slip Joint - Quarter-Turn $7.20
5/8" OD x 3/8" OD - Quarter-Turn $6.08
5/8" OD x 1/2" OD - Quarter-Turn $5.34
1/2" FIPS x Slip Joint - Quarter-Turn $7.25
1/2" FIPS x 3/8" OD - Quarter-Turn $5.72

Straight Stops

picture of chrome straight stop
Straight Stop Price & Quantity
5/8" OD x 3/8" OD - Quarter-Turn $6.46
1/2" FIP x 3/8" OD - Quarter-Turn $7.98

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Need a longer flex?

Use the items below to connect one or more flexes together

Compression Couplings

picture of coupling

Compression
Couplings
Price & Quantity
1/4" x 1/4" $2.55
3/8" x 1/4" (reducing) $3.30
3/8" x 3/8" $3.68
1/2" x 1/2" $5.26

Close Nipples

picture of a brass nipple

Close
Nipples
Price & Quantity
(Brass)
Price & Quantity
(Stainless Steel)
1/2" $2.07 $2.66
3/4" $3.00 $3.59

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Note: Do not use Teflon thread sealing tape or pipe dope on threads when connecting these flexes


Related Items & Accessories



Term Definitions for Fittings
  • O.D. : Threads that fit compression fittings
  • S.J. : Known as "Slip Joint" - most common 1/2" female standard pipe threads
  • Washing Machine: Standard 3/4" female hose threads
  • FHT: Female hose threads (think garden hose)
  • FIP: Female pipe threads on the inside of fitting
  • MIP: Male pipe threads on the outside of fitting
  • W.C. : Female threads that fit toilet fill valves
  • PTC: John Guest push to connect - fits onto nominal copper pipe


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. "What does S.J. stand for?"
A. S.J. is known as "slip joint" to some. It is the same size as 1/2" female thread that comes with many faucets and is standard 1/2" pipe thread, but it is non-tapered. (Be aware, though, that the SJ flexes might not work well on threaded PVC fittings, as the wall of the PVC fittings might be too thick.)

Q. "I'd like longer stainless flexes than you show. Are they available?"
A. You can easily connect these stainless steel flexes together with couplings. With the o.d. models you need to use a compression coupling. It has compression male fittings on both sides and you simply put your flex on both sides. These couplings also work well for adapting sizes such as going from 1/4" flex to 3/8" flexes and 3/8" flex to 1/2" flexes. For the s.j. flexes you can use brass or stainless steel regular "close" nipples, all of which can be purchased here. Be sure not to use any PTFE or Teflon thread sealing tape or pipe dope when connecting two flexes using these fittings.

Q. "What about electrolysis and stainless steel?"
A. Using stainless steel connectors can be somewhat helpful. Stainless (like brass) is an alloy metal. The electrical characteristics of alloys seem to make them a bit less prone to dielectric action than pure metals such as copper or iron. The more non-corrosive the alloy components (stainless for example has nickel - a very non corrosive metal) and the wider the electrical potentials of the components of the alloy, the less dielectric problem there seems to be. The alloy materials don't prevent the results of dielectric action, they just spread it over a greater area. There is less corrosion build up at the point of connection with stainless steel, than is seen when a copper adapter fitting is attached to a galvanized nipple or fitting.

Q. "I'm not clear what the difference is between standard washing machine hose connectors and S.J.?"
A. The standard washing machine hose connectors are 3/4" female hose threads, exactly like what is used outside for garden hose threads.. S.J. is simply 1/2" standard pipe thread - female threaded that fits onto most standard 1/2" male pipe threads. (SJ connectors might not work well on threaded PVC fittings, which may sometimes be too thick.) The only difference is that, unlike standard fittings that screw onto 1/2" male pipe threads, s.j. isn't tapered. There's no need to use pipe compound or Teflon (PTFE) tape to help make the seal on the threads, because the rubber/neoprene cone will make the seal instead against the inside rim of the threads that you are attaching the connector onto.

Q. "I'm hearing a lot about lead-free these days. What does that have to do with plumbing products and how does the new lead-free legislation affect me?"
A. Basically, the laws implemented Jan. 1st, 2014 require plumbing products that come in contact with drinking water to be "essentially lead free" (less than 0.25% weighted average). For further information about how the law determines what is "lead free", rules regarding which plumbing products must be "lead free", and who these laws will affect, please click here.


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