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polypropylene tubing

 

 

   Polypropylene Tubing
 
  • Polypropylene homopolymer made from ingredients that meet FDA requirements for food contact surfaces
  • Animal-free ingredients
  • No phthalates used in the manufacture of its ingredients
  • Extremely lightweight, thermoformable and weldable
  • Very low moisture absorption
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Naturally translucent white in appearance
  • May be used as a lower-cost alternative to fluoropolymer tubing

Animal Derived Ingredient Free Made in USA

APPLICATIONS

Compressed Air • Dispensing Equipment • Environmental Monitoring • Food & Beverage • Instrumentation • Personal Care • Pharmaceutical Processing • Potable Water Supply • Refrigeration • Semiconductor Manufacturing

Physical Properties**
Tensile Strength (psi) 4900
Elongation at Break (%) 13
Max. Operating Temp. (F) 125

**Values isted are typical for the material used in manufacture, except where noted, and are meant only as a guide to aid in design. Field testing should be performed to find the actual values for your application.


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  Notes

PROLITE is made from a compound that exhibits good heat aging resistance. It meets the FDA requirements for the safe use of olefin polymers used to make articles intended for food contact per FDA 21 CFR 177.1520.

PROLITE is frequently used in food processing and other industries for clean applications. It is a naturally white, semi-rigid product offering limited ability to bend. Since it is weldable, PROLITE may be joined directly, although it is typically joined by means of a push-to-connect fitting such as Newloc®.

Polypropylene is the lightest of all thermoplastic materials. It offers high strength- to-weight ratio, low surface friction, and excellent resistance to corrosion.

Other sizes are available through minimum order -- call for details. Samples of stock material are available upon request.

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Product Number Note  ID  OD  Wall  Available Lengths  Working PSI (at 70F)  Colors 
  4480070   .125 (1/8)  .250 (1/4)  .062 (1/16)  100  250  White 
  4480147   .170  .250 (1/4)  .040  100  149  White 
  4480224   .187 (3/16)  .313 (5/16)  .062 (1/16)  100  196  White 
  4480301   .250 (1/4)  .375 (3/8)  .062 (1/16)  100  157  White 
  4480378   .375 (3/8)  .500 (1/2)  .062 (1/16)  100  112  White 
  4480455   .500 (1/2)  .625 (5/8)  .062 (1/16)  100  87  White 
  4480609   .625 (5/8)  .750 (3/4)  .062 (1/16)  100  71  White 
  4480651   .750 (3/4)  1.000  .125 (1/8)  50  109  White 
  4480840 [B]  1.000  1.250 (1-1/4)  .125 (1/8)  50  87  White 

[B] Limited stock availability; lead times and minimums apply- call for details.
Add length suffix to part number when ordering. Example: 100 ft. of 3/16" I.D. x 5/16" O.D. tubing is part number 448 0224-100.
Sizes larger than 1-1/4" O.D. are available — call for details.
Due to the coil diameter, some larger sizes must ship via truck.
OD is the critical dimension for fittings application.
Download a printable PDF version of our Prolite literature.

Prolite_PP_Tubing.pdf (132kb)

Requires Adobe® Reader® to view.

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