AutoBox ABX-500

StoneAge hose tractors eliminate the need for hand lancing, increasing safety and delivering consistent repeatable results for greater productivity.

The AutoBox ABX-500 is a hands-free hose tractor for pipe and vessel cleaning. This utility hose feeding system can be adapted for a wide range of applications. The ABX-500 controls forward and reverse speed for consistent feed rate and dwell time.


  • Automate lance and hose feeding jobs for safety and efficiency
  • Eliminate operator fatigue for greater productivity
  • Remotely adjust feed rates and clamp pressure to match job conditions
  • Proven reliability on the toughest jobs and most corrosive environments
  • Accommodates hoses and couplings up to 1.75 in. (44.5 mm) OD
  • Pairs with StoneAge 2D and 3D tools for horizontal or vertical pipe and tank cleaning

Compatible with:

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Tool Family AutoBox
Tool Model ABX-500-V2
Hose Size 0.56–1.75 in. 14–45 mm OD
Max. Coupling Size 1.75 in. 45 mm OD
Hose Feed Rate 1–30 ft/min 0.3–9.1 m/min
Hose Retract Rate 20-30 ft/min 6.0–9.1 m/min
Push/pull Force Up to 200 lbs 90 kg
Max. Air Supply Pressure 100 psi 0.7 MPa
Max. Air Consumption 70 cfm at 100 psi .03 m3/s at 0.7 MPa
Dimensions 19 in. H x 13 in. W x 12 in. D 483 mm x 330 mm x 305 mm
Weight 90 lbs 41 kg

ABX-500 Demo Video

ABX-500 Overview Video

ABX-500 Training Video

The following kits are available:

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  • Drive roller assembly
  • Anti-seize
  • Square-end key

Hands Free Hose Control for Pipe and Vessel Cleaning

Now uses the same lightweight control box as the AutoBox ABX-2L making it easier for contractors to manage and maintain their fleet of AutoBox equipment.