Hose Swivel Connectors and Menders Available at LeafVacuumHose.com

photo of mulch blowing hose connector on two long length of mulch hose

Swivel Connectors for Mulch Hose & Leaf Vacuum Hose Now Available Online at LeafVacuumHose.com


Hose Swivel Connectors & Menders for Flextube PU and Flextube PV

Our leaf vacuum hose website Leafvacuumhose.com now offers swivel couplings or connectors for mulch hose and leaf vacuum hose that can be used to connect two pieces of Flex-Tube PU or Flex-Tube PV Hose and can also be used to repair cracks/splits. Swivel connectors eliminate the twisting and binding that happens when moving long lengths of mulch hose. The Flexaust hose connector attaches to the OUTSIDE of your mulch hose and does NOT obstruct the flow of materials. Flexaust swivel connectors; coupling, male cam, and female cam, are available for both 4” and 5” Flex-Tube PU and PV hose. Hose menders are placed on the inside of the hose and are secured with a bridge clamp*. 


Features and Benefits of a Hose Swivel Connector:

  • Threads on end of Flex-Tube® PU & Flex-Tube® PV hoses making it easier to maneuver longer (connected) lengths of hose
  • Lightweight: Made with lightweight aluminum featuring an o-ring & ball construction
  • Threads directly onto hose – no crimping or banding necessary
  • Easy to connect/disconnect
  • Provides the user freedom to move around without tangling or kinking the hose
  • Ideal for mulch blowing
  • Available in sizes 4″ and 5″
  • Full Flow
  • Heavy Duty Aluminum Construction
  • Smooth, Full 360 Degree Rotation
  • Increases productivity and reduces worker fatigue
  • Reduces hose fatigue- extending the life of your hose

Light Duty Hose Mender or Connector

A Hose mender can be used to connect multiple lengths of hose or to repair a split hose. Menders fit inside the hose and are secured with a bridge clamp*.

*Must be used with bridge clamps for secure connection!


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Hydroseeding Hose & Hose Assemblies

Quality hydroseeding hoses are available as well. LeafVacuumHose.com offers both bulk hydroseeding hose as well as pre-built hydroseeding hose assemblies made with fabric braid reinforced CLEAR PVC and comes equipped with INTERNALLY EXPANDED Male and Female Brass fittings. Internally expanded fittings with our hydroseeder spray hose allow for the highest flow rate and are least likely to clog. AVAILABLE IN 1-1/4″ AND 1-1/2″ ID.


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McGill Hose Launches Updated Brewery Hose Website

Brewery Hose website on a computer screen

Newly Updated beerhose.com for brewery hose & sanitary fittings

McGill Hose recently launched a newly designed website for their brewery hose and sanitary fittings website beerhose.com, a subsidiary of McGill Hose & Coupling. With customer experience as its first priority, the new version allows customers to choose a variety of sanitary fittings for the top quality hose brand products in the brewing, winery and distillery industries.
photo of brewery hose sold by McGill Hose on beer hose.com

Continental Contitech Brewery & Beverage Hose

Continental has been a top food grade beverage hose choice for breweries, vineyards and distilleries. Beerhose.com offers top Continental hose products such as; PLICORD® EXTREMEFLEX™ BEVERAGE RED, PURPLE SNAKE® HOSE and VINTNER™ RESERVE HOSE

Sanitary Fittings

Using the proper sanitary fittings will improve the sanitary process in brewing, winery and distillery applications and also will also reduce time needed to care for equipment. Beerhose.com offers high quality sanitary; Adapters, Clamps, Tees/Crosses, Elbows, End Caps, Gaskets, Reducers Sight Glasses, Valves and Pumps.

McGill Hose & Coupling Featured in NAHAD

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McGill Hose Featured in The Association for National Hose & Accessories Distribution (NAHAD) News

McGill Hose & Coupling is honored to be featured in a recent NAHAD news article, highlighting our 60th year in business and the expansion to our new facility…

The article highlights the history of the company, originally named H.A. McGill Company, and it’s progression that “established the company as a specialized fabricator of flexible metal hose and PTFE assemblies who serviced their customers and worked with them to solve their problems.”

Read the full article at:


Hose Reel
Nitrogen Service Hose Reel

Safety, Quality, & DURABILITY

Green powder coated stainless reel for nitrogen service

When using nitrogen in your facility, safety is of the utmost concern. Ensure your team’s safety by using this N800 Hannay Reel specifically colored green to specify that it is being used for Nitrogen Service and fitted with green air hose. Not only will this reel identify where nitrogen is being used, it is made by HANNAY REELS, the benchmark for quality & safety in hose reels and fitted with CONTINENTAL air hose prepared for nitrogen use.

View this spec sheet below for additional information, and then call us for how to order!

FILL-RITE Pumps now available!!!

Fill-Rite Pumps Now Available at McGill Hose!

FILL-RITE Fuel Transfer Pumps and Filters
FILL-RITE Transfer Pumps and Filters

McGill Hose is proud to now be carrying Fill-Rite dispensing products. In listening to our customers and their fluid dispensing needs, our decision was a no-brainer to carry this product. Fill-Rite’s reputation for designing and manufacturing rugged and reliable fuel transfer pumps, meters, and accessories is unmatched in the industry. You can find them on our shelves in East Longmeadow MA and East Providence RI, or by contacting us directly today.

About Fill-Rite Pumps

This video highlights the FR112 and FR152 hand pumps that are compatible with a gasoline, diesel, biodiesel (to B20), light hydraulic oils, and other fuels for applications where there is no power available, or for smaller fueling needs. The FR112 is a rotary pump, and operates by cranking the handle. The FR152 is a piston pump that operates by pumping the handle up and down.


Enjoy your retirement, Patti!!!


After 20 years at McGill Hose & Coupling, we say so long to Patti Vangsness! Patti has been an integral member of our Accounting team since 2001, and we here at McGill Hose & Coupling wish her the very best in the next chapter of her life!

She is excited to spend more time with her husband, Peter, as well as her children and grandchildren!

Although we will miss her terribly, we are excited for her to enjoy all that retired life has to offer!

Best wishes, Patti!!!

IDCO Award Finalist

For Release March 15, 2021

McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc. receives
IDCO – outstanding member award

Custom Hose Fabricator honored as IDCO Member of the Year Finalist. Overcomes challenges of 2020 with positive growth.

East Longmeadow, MA— 10:00 AM
McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc. announced today their nomination for IDCO (Industrial Distributor Cooperative)’s, Dixon LeGros Member of the Year Award, given to a member who over the past year utilizes IDCO’s supplier network to its fullest, enriches their employee’s industry knowledge through IDCO University, and maintains a high level of customer and supplier satisfaction.

Successful 2020 Rooted in Employee Dedication, Customer Relationships

“McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc’s success in 2020 was the result in large part due to our employees believing in our processes and direction. 

Knowing that we would support them, they felt comfortable pivoting their schedules, work locations, priorities, as well as being flexible with other last-minute changes. I would also be remiss not to mention the strong relationships with our customers, new and old, that have been built on trust. 

Customers were comfortable with us handling their business with little to no interruption, as they knew we could be flexible during difficult times in 2020.”, added Alex McGill.

“To have our efforts and commitment recognized by this great organization, is a true honor.,” said Alex McGill, VP of Sales & Operations at McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc.

Founded in 1962, McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc. has consistently been a fluid conveyance industry leader in the Northeast and is a single source for the most complete line of custom fabricated assemblies built from PTFE & flexible metal hose, fittings, and fluid handling components.

Founded in 1993, IDCO (Industrial Distributor Cooperative) is the premier co-op for independent distributors serving the industrial community with hose, fittings, gaskets, rubber materials and related products.


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Justin Greenia

Marketing Manager – McGill Hose & Coupling, Inc




Melissa Woodley

Director of Marketing Services – IDCO




COVID-19 Cleaning Chemical Compatibility Chart

During the global pandemic and fight against the COVID-19 virus, keeping surfaces and facilities disinfected has become a key component in maintaining business continuity. Eaton’s team of chemists and materials science technicians have completed research and put together a list of recommendations on compatibility between common cleaning chemicals and Fluid Conveyance products that we are eager to share with you.

The list includes a number of anti-viral chemicals proven by the EPA to kill COVID-19 and other viruses.

McGill Hose & Coupling recognized as a STAR Distributor – 15 YEARS IN A ROW!

Continental STAR hose distributor award

McGill Hose Recognized as a Continental Distributor

McGill Hose and Coupling, Inc. was recognized by ContiTech as a STAR Distributor for the 15th year in a row. We are proud of this distinction as it shows our dedication to fabricating the highest quality hose assemblies, using the highest quality products. We cherish the partnership with we have with a company like ContiTech. They are very supportive of our needs as a distributor, and share in the passion for ensuring the product that the end user has at their fingertips is assembled correctly and with the best materials.