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Issue Number 31 MAY 2014
Welcome to extrusions from plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge® Industries, Inc., the Fluid Transfer Specialists®.

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PFA compression fittingsFittings 101
Compression

Compression fittings use three or four components per fitting to put pressure on the tubing's O.D. (outer diameter) to create a secure seal. Compression fittings are commonly used in applications involving fluids but may also be used for gas.

This style fitting offers good flow characteristics because the interior of the tubing is unencumbered by inserts such as barbs. Depending on the application and materials involved (plastic, metal), the fittings may be reused.
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polypropylene tubingProduct Comparison
Polypropylene vs. Fluoropolymer

These two materials may seem dissimilar, but they have a number of performance characteristics in common. This article will note each material's features, then compare their similarities and differences.

Developed in the 1950's, polypropylene, or PP, is one of the lightest thermoplastics available. It is used in packaging, reusable containers, automotive and aerospace components, banknotes and more. In tubing form polypropylene is used for dispensing equipment, food and beverage service, environmental monitoring and potable water supply. In fact the compound used for NewAge Industries' Prolite® polypropylene tubing is NSF-61 (National Sanitation Foundation) certified for drinking water applications.
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celebrating 60 yearsOur 60th Anniversary

Much has changed since 1954 when founder Raymond Baker, a young salesman-turned-entrepreneur, purchased a small company that produced and sold metal hardness testing instruments. Although Baker was successful in the testing equipment industry, he came across a completely different item that he liked and believed would sell well. He started a second product line with that item, Nylobrade® PVC hose, which continues to be one of NewAge's most popular products.
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  • How It's Made
    Thermoplastic Tubing
  • Sustainability
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    Silicone Manufacturing

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IN THIS ISSUE

Fittings 101
Compression

Product Comparison
Polypropylene vs. Fluoropolymer

Our 60th Anniversary

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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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