18mm Basic Starter Set

No-burst coverage for both ends of your hose

item: 2510C
57 reviews
Was $29.50

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The 18mm Starter Kit is a great way to switch over to Hoselink's 18mm no-burst hose fittings.

18mm diameter hoses are typically used in rural and commercial applications and provide a higher water flow rate than standard 12mm hoses and fittings.

Built tough for Aussie conditions, you can count on Hoselink’s hard wearing long lasting hose fittings to NEVER burst off! These innovative hose fittings provide a 100% watertight connection every time.

This kit includes:

  • Universal 18mm Tap Connector
  • 2x 18mm Hose Connectors (1 for each end of the hose)
  • 18mm Accessory Connector (screws into thread of your watering accessory)

Thanks to the ergonomically designed ‘point and twist’ connection they are easy to use, including those with arthritis.

To keep things as simple and user friendly as possible, the face of each fitting is identical. This means each part of the Hoselink 18mm hose fitting system is completely interchangeable. You can connect your tap to hose, hose to accessory, and hose to another hose without using additional parts. Now isn’t that easy.

Purchase Hoselink hose fittings and join thousands of Australians enjoying a better watering experience. Our hose fittings are covered by a 2 year warranty and if you aren’t satisfied with your purchase within 30 days we’ll happily give you your money back.

All Hoselink fittings are BPA and lead free


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What's Included

18mm Universal Tap Connector

18mm Universal Tap Connector

18mm fitting that screws directly onto any size Australian tap for a watertight seal between your tap and hose.

18mm Accessory Connector

18mm Accessory Connector

18mm fitting that securely connects your 18mm hose to your watering accessory (e.g. spray gun, nozzle or sprinkler). Screws directly into the thread of your watering accessory for a watertight seal.

18mm Hose End Connector

18mm Hose End Connector x 2

Clamps your 18mm diameter hose securely into your 18mm hose fitting in a strong connection that won't burst off.

Product Specifications

18mm Starter Kit
Model Name
18mm Starter Kit
Model Number
Connectors (nylon), Split ring (plastic), O-Ring (rubber)
Red and black
Hose Fitting Size
Tap Thread Fitting Size 25mm (1") and 20mm (¾") with included reducer
Maximum Pressure
UV Resistant
Assembly Required
Warranty 2 years

What's Included

  • 1 x 18mm Tap Connector
  • 1 x Reducer
  • 2 x 18mm Hose Connector
  • 1 x 18mm Accessory Connector
  • 2 x White Split Ring
  • 3 x O-Rings
  • Fitting Instructions
  • Latest Hoselink Catalogue

Q. Can I use 18mm hose fittings with my regular green and yellow 12mm Hoselink hose fittings?
A. The O'Ring to O'Ring faces are not compatible between the 12mm and 18mm range. However you can make a connection between the 2 systems by coupling an 18mm Accessory Connector into a 12mm Tap Connector (or vice versa).

Q. Can I fit 18mm hose fittings to a standard garden hose?
A. 18mm hose fittings have been designed specifically for use with 18mm internal diameter garden hoses and cannot be used with regular 12mm garden hoses.

Q. Why would I use 18mm hoses and fittings?
A. Larger internal 18mm diameter hoses and fittings are typically used in low water pressure situations, or where a high volume of water is required.  They are often used in commercial situations such as at sporting fields, golf courses, nurseries, farms and parks.  Many people in rural situations use these hoses where water pressure is very low, such as supply from a dam or tank.  Anyone can choose to use 18mm hoses and fittings but they're typically used as a solution to low water pressure.

Q. What are the locking tabs for?
A. Our 18mm hose fittings have been designed with locking tabs to ensure they never, ever twist apart.  We DO NOT recommend you insert these to begin with as once installed, they cannot be removed (and may get in the way of easy use).  They may be useful in situations where the weight and particular use pulls the fittings apart, such as at a hose join.  In this instance, you can insert a locking tab (on one side only is necessary) to ensure the fittings won't twist apart.

Q. Why aren't the 18mm fittings green and yellow?
A. We wanted to make it easy for customers who use both 12mm and 18mm hose fittings to identify which is which.


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Patricia H.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Was easy to use and is an honest product doing what it is promoted to do

Was easy to use and is an honest product doing what it is promoted to do

Anthony H.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Hose link Accessories

I have two Hose link reels with various attachments and they both work better and are more durable that any brand I have used over the past 50 years.

Linda S.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Suits 19mm poly irrigation pipe

I wanted something for the new irrigation system that matched the rest of the hose link connectors. I was surprised it worked on 19mm as the irrigation connectors were already leaking moments after install. These ones are water tight. Super happy.

Wayne B.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Disappointing 18mm will be discontinued

I've enjoyed hoselink connectors for a number of years investing in 18mm fittings. I was disappointed to learn the 18mm range will be discontinued.



Hi Wayne, Thanks for taking the time to leave your comments. Whilst we are no longer going to be stocking 18mm hoses, we will continuing to be stocking the 18mm connections. Once the current red connections have sold out we will be bringing a new colour range out in the 18mm range so be sure to keep an eye out online. Kind Regards, The Hoselink Team

Rod M.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Just what we expected. Very good.

Brendan R.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

18mm couplings

These are very good, is doing the job.

Mick L.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

I use high pressure pumps on all my hose points. Only use 18mm hoses on all properties, so far 18mm fittings handing much better than anything else that I have purchased over the years. Will need to purchase a considerable amount to replace all existing hoses

Natalie H.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product


Quick & fast delivery & best product out all the hose i have used, I'll be keeping on coming back

John W.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

18 mm basic starter kit

I have been using 12mm Hoselink products for a number of years and they are top quality.I have 25 taps plus fittings all connections are HOSELINK no leaks or brake away.The 18mm are the same top quality highly recommended .All Hoselink products are trouble free and the best quality products

Jeff L.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

18mm Basic Starter Kit

Really good product. I received it as part of my Christmas present and it was timely as it was comforting to have this volume of water available with the threatening bushfire on January 4th.

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