Silicone Tubing and Hose
NewAge® Industries manufactures a broad line of tubing and hose made from this versatile material, including platinum cured styles to ensure the fewest number of extractables. Silicone has long been used for medical tubing, as it meets that industry’s requirements for cleanliness and non-toxicity...
NewAge® Industries manufactures a broad line of tubing and hose made from this versatile material, including platinum cured styles to ensure the fewest number of extractables. Silicone has long been used for medical tubing, as it meets that industry’s requirements for cleanliness and non-toxicity and is non-reactive to body issues and fluids. Another of silicone’s major features – resistance to extreme temperature variations – has enabled its use in applications where flexible tubing is needed to handle temperatures not possible with other plastics or rubbers – those from -100°F to as high as 500°F (-73°C to 260°C). Silicone tubing generally exhibits inertness toward U.V. radiation and ozone, making it an excellent choice for electrically-associated applications. Both industrial and medical/biopharmaceutical grades are manufactured. All of NewAge’s silicone tubing and hose is made in U.S.A.
A Comparison of Fittings
“A Comparison of Fittings” focuses on barbed fittings, push-to-connect fittings, compression fittings and cam operated couplings. It details how each works with tubing to ensure a good seal for proper fluid or air transfer. For instance, the report’s Barbed Fittings section notes that in order to obtain a proper seal, the O.D. (outer diameter) of the barbed area on the fitting must be slightly larger than the I.D. (inner diameter) of the tubing. The Push-To-Connect Fittings section offers tips such as making sure that the tubing used does not have exterior scratches, as this could compromise the seal.
Tubing & Hose Buying Tips, Part 1
Determining what plastic tubing is best for an application can be challenging. This paper includes topics such as ingredients, temperatures and pressure needs to assist engineers with material and style selection. It aims to help avoid the downtime, added costs and frustration involved when the wrong product is ordered.
NewAge Industries Publishes Building a Sustainable Future, a New Report that Explains the Many Steps Taken by the Manufacturer to Support Sustainability
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries has released its first sustainability report. It highlights the companys ideas and actions that have helped it save energy, reduce waste and become a better neighbor. NewAge now produces half of its e...Nov 12, 2013
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