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SILBRADE® SILICONE HOSE   Back to Tubing & Hose Page
silicone hose

Made in USA

   Braid Reinforced Silicone Hose
 
  • Open mesh polyester braiding incorporated within the walls of silicone tubing
  • Raw materials meet FDA requirements per FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 for use with food contact surfaces
  • Reusable — will withstand repeated sterilization^
  • Translucent natural color for visual contact with the flow
  • Able to resist extreme temperature variation: -99°F to 350°F
  • Odorless, tasteless, and inert
  • Excellent weatherability properties — resists U.V., ozone, gases, moisture, and extreme temperatures
  • Offers far higher pressure capabilities than similarly-sized unreinforced silicone tubing
  • Listed by the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF-51) for food equipment materials
  • Free of BPA, latex and phthalates; REACH and RoHS compliant

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APPLICATIONS

Adhesive Lines • Beverage Service • Bottle Filling • Chemical Feeds • Deionized Water Transfer • Fermenter Lines • Hot Fill Lines • Food Handling • Laboratory • Resin Feeds • Stirring Vessels • Viscous Material Handling

Physical Properties**

Hardness, Shore A ±5 - Liner 70
Hardness, Shore A ±5 - Cover 60
Tensile Strength, psi 1460
Elongation at Break, % 320
Tear Strength, Die B, ppi 100
Modulus at 100 %, psi 415
Brittle Temperature, °F -99
Max. Operating Temperature, °F 350

**Values listed are typical for the material used in manufacture except where noted, apply to the hose liner 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.


Recommended Fittings & Clamps
  Notes

The construction of SILBRADE enables silicone tubing to handle increased pressure applications. SILBRADE offers outstanding resistance to temperature extremes and is made from raw materials that meet FDA requirements.

The flexible design and construction of SILBRADE also allows excellent bend radii and permits installation in restricted spaces without impeding flow.

SILBRADE, a peroxide-cured product, contains no sulphur or other acid-producing chemicals thereby eliminating the possibility of staining, corroding, or deteriorating other materials it contacts. It is also resistant to ozone and U.V. over long time periods.

Care is recommended in the selection of fittings and clamps, as sharp barbed fittings or unlined metal clamps could tear into the hose wall and possibly cause a failure, especially at elevated pressures.

^SILBRADE may be low pressure steam sterilized in-line or autoclaved at up to 250°F in a normal autoclaving cycle. However, if exposed to repeated steam sterilization or long-term high temperature or pressure, silicone will eventually relax and become gummy. It should then be replaced.

SILBRADE is not recommended for implantable or in-body uses or for continuous steam applications.

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Product Number Note  ID  OD  Wall  Available Lengths  Working PSI (at 70F)  Colors  Weight (lbs/100 ft) 
  2900072   .125 (1/8)  .365  .120  100  233  Natural 
  2900149   .188 (3/16)  .447  .130  100  216  Natural 
  2900226   .250 (1/4)  .520  .135  100  208  Natural 
  2900303   .313 (5/16)  .592  .140  100  183  Natural  11 
  2900380   .375 (3/8)  .655  .140  100  166  Natural  13 
  2900457   .500 (1/2)  .800  .150  50, 100  141  Natural  17 
  2900534   .625 (5/8)  .965  .170  50  116  Natural  23 
  2900611   .750 (3/4)  1.100  .175  50  91  Natural  28 
  2900765   1.000  1.380  .180  50  75  Natural  36 

Cut coils are available; charges do apply -- call for details.
Add length suffix to part number when ordering.
Example: 100 ft. of 1/8" I.D. x .365" O.D. tubing is part number 290 0072-100.
Working pressures are calculated from burst testing using a 3:1 safety factor. Application testing is recommended.
[D] Burst pressures can be expected to decrease by at least 20% for each 200°F increase up to 350°F.
ID is the critical dimension for fittings application.
Download a printable PDF version of our Silcon® literature.

Silbrade_Silcon.pdf (512kb)

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