NewAge Industries Plastic Tubing and Hose Fluid Transfer Specialists


PRESS RELEASE

December 18, 2008 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Plastic Barbed Fittings Now Available in Both Single Use & Reusable Versions Variety of Plastic Materials & Fitting Styles Stocked
Thermobarb Plastic Barbed Tube FittingsSouthampton, PA — NewAge® Industries, Inc., announces the immediate availability of plastic barbed fittings in nylon, polyethylene, PVDF, and polypropylene for multi-use and single-use/disposable applications. Called Thermobarb®, the fittings are used in industries such as OEM, chemical, food and beverage, appliance, MRO, packaging, laboratory, and many others. The single use style in particular is often used in the pharmaceutical and medical markets for disposable tubing assemblies.

Thermobarb fittings offer:

  • A lightweight, compact design
  • Multiple barbs for secure connections
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Durability and high impact strength
  • Styles including adapters, straight connectors, Y’s, tees, 4-way connectors, elbows, reducers, hose nipples, and more

Each plastic material also provides specific features. Nylon resists physical stress and abrasion; polyethylene performs better at low temperatures than other plastics; PVDF handles higher temperatures and pressures well; polypropylene is solvent and chemical resistant. The single-use Thermobarb is manufactured from FDA-approved polypropylene and meets USP Class VI and RoHS standards, is sterilizable by autoclave or gamma radiation, and is free of animal-derived ingredients.

Thermobarb fittings are designed to work with soft-walled tubing such as PVC, silicone, polyurethane, and TPR, which are all manufactured by NewAge Industries. The fittings are well stocked for same day or JIT (Just In Time) shipment. Sizes range from 1/8” through 1” tubing I.D. for most styles; hose nipples from 1/2” through 4” tubing I.D. Pinch clamps and check valves are also available, as are brass Thermobarbs for more demanding applications. Push-to-connect fittings, compression fittings, cam operated couplings, and an assortment of clamps are stocked as well.

For more information on Thermobarb plastic barbed fittings, contact the Fluid Transfer Specialists® at NewAge® Industries, Inc., 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 800-50-NEWAGE (800-506-3924) or 215-526-2300; fax 800-837-1856 or 215-526-2190; e-mail: psales@newageind.com.

About NewAge Industries
In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures and fabricates thermoplastic and thermoset tubing and hose. The company offers one of the broadest product lines of tubing, hose, and fittings in the U.S. and, with the introduction of its AdvantaPure® sanitary tubing, hose and fitting products, is well suited to meet the demands of pharmaceutical and high purity applications. NewAge Industries prides itself on same-day shipment of 98% of orders for its core product lines. In 2006, NewAge Industries initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.

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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