Hi-Vac / Tiger Tail Hose

Hi-Vac or “Tiger Tail,” as it’s commonly referred to in the industry, is a high-quality, heavy duty suction hose used primarily in marine sanitation, sewage and wastewater and pump truck applications. It’s extremely flexible, resistant to kinking, and remains durable in sub-zero temperatures. Manufactured with a rugged yellow polyethylene copolymer hose reinforced with a black integral polyethylene helix. Lasts in the toughest of environments.


  • Waste Evacuation
  • Septic Pumping
  • Sewage and Wastewater Cleaning
  • Pump Trucks


  • Improved polymer formula & 25% thicker to extend life
  • Double helix design allows for superior flexibility and durability
  • Superior abrasion, better crush resistance and resists kinking
  • All sizes handle a full vacuum
  • Temperature range: -40°F to +140°F
  • Made with factory-installed lead proof polyweld cuffs on pre-made assemblies
  • Threaded replacement screw cuffs and specially formulated replacement hose glue available
  • Available in yellow & black (custom colors available with factory minimums)
  • Custom lengths available

Spec Chart:

Hi-Vac / Tiger Tail Hose
Amazon Part # Hose Size ID¹ Standard Lengths (Ft.) Working PSI² Vacuum Rating (in/Hg) Bend Radius (in)
HVHV2 2″ 3 / 25 / 50 / 60 26 29″ 3.75
HVHV3 3″ 3 / 25 / 50 / 60 12 29″ 8

¹ID=Inside Diameter ²PSI=Pounds per Square Inch

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