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Issue Number 12 MAY 2010
Welcome to extrusions from plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge® Industries, Inc., the Fluid Transfer Specialists®.

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Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
#12: Flammability

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.

FlammabilityTubing and hose applications can involve high temperatures or electricity, leading to concerns about fire safety and flammability. How about your application?

Do you know what will happen to the tubing or hose if it catches on fire? Might it emit fumes? Self-extinguish? Is it non-flammable? It all depends on the material.

Some tubing and hose, such as that made from particular polypropylene formulas, meet burn ratings established by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
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Material Focus
Medical Silicone

medical silicone tubingSilicone tubing and reinforced hose are used in applications ranging from appliances to chemical transfer to viscous material handling. They have a long history in the medical field, as they meet the industry’s standards for cleanliness and non-toxicity.

Silicone’s benefits include resistance to temperature variations (from as low as –100°F to as high as 500°F; -73°C to 260°C), flexibility and elasticity, and inertness toward U.V., radiation, and ozone.
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Tech TalkTech Talk
What Happened to My Tubing?
Craze, Bloom, Haze, & More

So the tubing was installed months ago, and everything is working well. Then you notice fine cracks on the tubing’s exterior where it makes a tight bend before going into a fitting. What are those? How long have they been there? How long till they get worse?

Those are stress cracks, also known as craze, caused by too much tension on the tubing at the bend. Rerouting the tubing or using a more flexible material may avoid the situation.
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In the Next Issue

  • Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
    #13: Quality
  • Material Focus
    PVDF
  • Meet the Team
    Warehouse

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IN THIS ISSUE

Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
#12: Flammability

Material Focus
Medical Silicone

Tech Talk
What Happened to My Tubing? Craze, Bloom, Haze, & More

On the Light Side
A Touch of Humor


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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.

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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