Fabric-reinforced hoses from Hi-Tech Hose Inc., Newburyport, Mass., feature polyester encased in thermoplastic rubber with helical wire. Available in a variety of colors, the hoses resist flaking, harsh chemicals, moisture, and sunlight. Hoses come in a range of sizes from 2 to 12 in. and 25 to 50-ft lengths. They are made without glues, adhesives, or cements. Operating temperature is –40 to 275°F.