AutoBox ABX-500

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 to enable precision hose control and increased safety. The ABX-500 accommodates a wide range of hose sizes and passes couplings up to 1.75 in. (45 mm) OD.

You can connect any StoneAge rotary cleaning nozzle or 3D tool to the hose to suit your application. The ABX-500 controls the forward and reverse speed of the rotary tool for consistent feed rate and dwell time.


  • Remote operation from outside of the blast zone reduces risk of injuries
  • Hands-free cleaning minimizes operator fatigue and reduces downtime
  • Remotely adjustable hose clamp pressure allows operator to adapt to changing conditions and minimize hose wear
  • Forward and reverse feed rates can be independently adjusted for repeatable, consistent cleaning
  • Capable of exerting up to 200 ft-lb of push/pull force on the hose when outfitted with snout accessory
  • Passes hoses and couplings up to 1.75 in. (44.5 mm) OD
  • Several mounting options available
  • CE Certified

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.