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Issue Number 14 SEPTEMBER 2010
Welcome to extrusions from plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge® Industries, Inc., the Fluid Transfer Specialists®.

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Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
#14: Surface Characteristics

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.

surface characteristicsMany people naturally think of plastic as having a smooth surface. The plastic products we use regularly (computers, toothbrushes, phones, pens, cars, items from your kitchen) often have smooth, even glossy, surfaces. In some cases the surface is textured for aesthetic or gripping purposes.

What type of surface does the tubing or hose in your application need? Whether your tubing will carry fluid, air, or a granular or powdery substance, you'll likely want a smooth interior for the most efficient transfer.

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Material Focus
Acetal

Newloc Acetal Plastic FittingAcetal's initial development dates to the 1920's, but it was introduced as a commercial product in the 1950's. Acetal copolymer is a thermoplastic material with a desirable balance of performance properties. It is known for its ease of processing and offers benefits over metal and certain other thermoplastics, such as...
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Association Acronyms

Here you'll find a list of abbreviations you may come across on NewAge's website and in our marketing materials.

3-A – A milk and dairy industry association
ASTM – American Society for Testing of Materials
AWG – American Wire Gauge
EP – European Pharmacopoeia
EU – European Union
FDA – Food and Drug Administration
FPDA – Fluid Power Distributors Association
IAPD – International Association of Plastics Distributors
ISO – International Standards Organization
MANA – Manufacturers' Agents National Association
NAHAD – National Association of Hose and Accessories Distributors
NAM – National Association of Manufacturers
NSF – National Sanitation Foundation
RMA – Rubber Manufacturers Association
RoHS – Restriction of Hazardous Substances
SAE – Society of Automotive Engineers
SPE – Society of Plastics Engineers
SPI – Society of the Plastics Industry
UL – Underwriters' Laboratories
USDA – United States Department of Agriculture
USP – United States Pharmacopoeia

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In the Next Issue

  • Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
    #15: Consider Weight
  • Material Focus
    Brass
  • Tech Talk
    Product Specification FAQs

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IN THIS ISSUE

Tubing & Hose Buying Tips
#14: Surface Characteristics

Material Focus
Acetal

Tech Talk
Association Acronyms

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.

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