The 54562 is a black vinyl jacket over black coated wire stretch vacuum hose. The 54562 is 2 feet (0.6m) in it's collapsed state extending to over 6 feet with a maximum of 5 pounds of pull force. The 54562 is ideal for applications where storage space is at a premium or where a self contracting hose is suited to the application. The 54562 accepts standard 1.5" (38mm) threaded hose ends and related vacuum parts. Applications include back pack vacuums, vending machines, and industrial work stations.