NewAge Industries Plastic Tubing and Hose Fluid Transfer Specialists


PRESS RELEASE

April 23, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Vitube® Flexible Tubing of Viton® Rubber from NewAge® Industries Offers Exceptional Chemical Resistance
Performs Well Even at Elevated Temperatures

Viton Tubing of Viton RubberSouthampton, PA — NewAge Industries is pleased to offer Vitube tubing made of Dupont Performance Elastomer's Viton synthetic rubber. The material provides a wide range of chemical resistance along with superior performance, especially at high temperatures. Applications include fuel and oil lines, chemical transfer, peristaltic pumps, appliances, seals and o-rings, automotive fluids, hot lubrication and solvents.

Vitube has the flexibility and good mechanical properties of conventional synthetic rubbers, but its heat and chemical resistance go well beyond the range of other rubber materials. Vitube handles temperatures between -30°F and 400°F (-34°C and 204°C) and has withstood temperatures as high as 600°F (315°C) for limited time periods.

Certain fluids, particularly those that are petroleum based, can act as solvents on rubber, disintegrating the material and leading to tubing failure. Vitube withstands many of these fluids, even when temperatures are elevated. Its performance is something that other rubber materials simply cannot match.

Vitube is 100%-virgin Viton material and contains no regrind or blends of other elastomers. This purity enables it to provide its outstanding properties and resist:

  • Oils, fuels, lubricants and most mineral acids
  • Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons such as carbon tetrachloride, benzene, toluene and xylene
  • Sunlight and ozone exposure

NewAge's Vitube is matte black in color and available in both type A and type B formulations, the latter of which is formulated for peristaltic pump use. Type A offers a Shore A durometer of 75; type B, Shore A durometer 60. Both are stocked in sizes ranging from 1/32" through 7/8" I.D.

For more information on Vitube tubing, 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: info@newageindustries.com.


About NewAge Industries and AdvantaPure®
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 its custom extrusion and fabrication services are unrivaled. NewAge Industries maintains an inventory of over ten million feet of tubing and hose and prides itself on same-day shipment of 98% of orders for its core product lines. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.

The AdvantaPure division of NewAge Industries specializes in clean products for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, food, beverage, chemical, and cosmetic industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity.

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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