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Issue Number 11 MARCH 2010
Welcome to extrusions from plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge® Industries, Inc., the Fluid Transfer Specialists®.

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Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
#11: Hardness and Softness

It can be challenging to make sure you’ve covered all the bases during the tubing and hose selection process. Have you considered all the elements involved with the application? Temperatures, chemicals, pressures, flexibility needs? In Tubing & Hose Buying Tips we’ll address common selection factors, one at a time, in each issue of extrusions.

hard and soft tubingHow soft or hard should your application’s tubing or hose be? Tubing hardness is measured as its durometer, and different scales, namely Shore A, Shore D, and Rockwell R, are commonly used for plastic and rubber materials. The lower the scale number, the softer and more flexible the material will be.
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Material Focus
Latex

latex tubingCenturies ago the people of South America used latex, the sap-like extract from the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis), to make rubber balls. They played a game with the balls and later used latex in shoes and shields. Today latex is produced commercially and is the source for products such as surgical gloves, balloons, exercise equipment, and, of course, tubing.
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Tech TalkTech Talk
Product Comparison – PVC vs. Polyurethane

PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and polyurethane (sometimes abbreviated as PU) are thermoplastic materials that can be formed into a variety of shapes, including tubing and reinforced hose. Each material has its benefits and drawbacks.

PVC tubing and PU tubingWhile no single plastic tubing material can meet every application requirement, PVC meets many needs. It provides a broad range of chemical and corrosion resistance, excellent abrasion and wear resistance, outstanding flow characteristics, and rubber-like flexibility.
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On the Light Side

Cartoon


In the Next Issue

  • Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
    #12: Flammability
  • Material Focus
    Medical Silicone
  • Tech Talk
    What Happened to My Tubing? Crazing, Bloom, Haze, & More

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IN THIS ISSUE

Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
#11: Hardness and Softness

Material Focus
Latex

Tech Talk
Product Comparison – PVC vs. Polyurethane

On the Light Side
A Touch of Humor


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TRADE SHOWS

NAHAD 26th Annual Meeting & Convention
Omni Resort
Orlando, FL
April 17-21, 2010

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Interphex USA 2010
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
New York, NY
April 20-22, 2010

Booth #1555
We will be exhibiting our AdvantaPure® line of high purity tubing, hose, and fittings; featuring single-use systems, Bioclosure™ container closures, platinum-cured silicone molded products, AdvantaFlex™ Biopharm Tubing, and more...


over 10 million feet in stock


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NewAge offers Tubing and Hose in a wide variety of materials
PVC
Polyurethane
Silicone
TPR
Nylon
PTFE, FEP, PFA
Polyethylene
Polypropylene
Viton®
Hytrel®
Latex

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NewAge Industries' AdvantaPure products are manufactured to meet the strict sanitary requirements of the Pharmaceutical, Biomedical, Cosmetic, and Food Industries. Platinum-cured silicone tubing and silicone hose are manufactured in our state-of-the-art clean room and are ideal for applications that require cleanliness, non-toxicity, and resistance to extreme temperature variations. AdvantaPure also provides stainless-steel overbraided and rubber-covered fluoropolymer hose, sanitary fittings, and complete hose assemblies.

SPECIAL REDUCED PRICING
While Supplies Last

We are offering special discounts on select tubing, hose, & fittings products. These reduced prices are good while supplies last.

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We are your "Fluid Transfer Specialists®"
Contact Us For Experienced Technical Support:
Phone: 800-506-3924 or 215-526-2300
Fax: 800-837-1856 or 215-526-2190
E-mail:
esales@newageindustries.com

NewAge® Industries, Inc., 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966-3817


We are your "Fluid Transfer Specialists®"
Contact Us For Experienced Technical Support:
Phone: 800-506-3924 or 215-526-2300
Fax: 800-837-1856 or 215-526-2190
E-mail:
psales@newageindustries.com

NewAge® Industries, Inc., 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966-3817