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Issue Number 35 JANUARY 2015
Welcome to extrusions from plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge® Industries, Inc., the Fluid Transfer Specialists®.

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Platinum Cured Silicone TubingHow It's Made
Platinum-Cured Silicone Tubing

Silicone tubing from NewAge Industries is available in either peroxide or platinum cured formulations. This article will focus on platinum cured silicone and note the differences in the manufacturing processes for each type.

The procedure for making platinum cured silicone tubing starts with silicone gum stock thermoset material. The platinum catalyst is added to the gum stock through a milling process. Once the mixture is complete and uniform, the material is fed into extrusion machinery where a die forms it into a tube.
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espresso machineMarket Focus
Appliance

When most people hear the word "appliance," they think of the types found in their kitchens and laundry rooms. But "appliance" can be viewed in broader terms and include commercial equipment such as beverage vending machinery (think milkshakes and hot coffee drinks), ice makers, soft serve ice cream, roasters, steamers and other high-volume cooking equipment. And surprisingly, these appliances that seem to be made mostly of metals like aluminum and stainless steel can contain miles of plastic tubing.
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Silicone vs LatexProduct Comparison
Silicone vs. Latex

While silicone and latex tubing are both thermoset products—meaning that they undergo a chemical reaction to permanently set the tubing's shape—they differ in their performance characteristics and application usage.

Silicone was developed for commercial use in the 1940s. In tubing form it has long been used in the medical field, as it meets that industry's requirements for cleanliness and non-toxicity. 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.
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In the Next Issue

  • How It's Made
    Heat-Formed Tubing
  • Fluoropolymer Tubing
    Back to Normal Stock Levels
  • Meet the Team
    Engineering and Facilities

 

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IN THIS ISSUE

How It's Made
Platinum-Cured Silicone Tubing

Market Focus
Appliance

Product Comparison
Silicone vs. 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.

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

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