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Crush and Kink Resistant, Platinum-Cured Silicone Hose Now Available from AdvantaPure(R)
AdvantaPure(R) now offers a fabric and wire reinforced hose made from platinum-cured silicone for high purity applications. The hose, called APSW, is crush and kink resistant and handles both pressure and full vacuum.
A wrapped hose offers advantages over unreinforced tubing and other types of reinforced hose. The polyester mesh fabric wrapping adds significant strength to the silicone material, and the spiraled 316 stainless steel reinforcing wire enables the finished hose to resist crushing, kinking, and ultimately flow restriction. An outer layer of silicone is added and the hose is cured, resulting in a product that works equally well in pressure or full vacuum (29.9 in. Hg) applications.
The all-silicone liner of APSW is certified free of animal-derived ingredients. The silicone is also certified by the National Sanitation Foundation for use with food equipment materials (NSF-51).
APSW has undergone extensive physical, chemical, and biological testing and meets many USP standards including Class VI. FDA, European Pharmacopoeia, ISO 10993, and 3-A standards are also met. Additionally, the contact surface liner material has an extensive Extractables test portfolio. APSW hose is well suited for applications such as ultrapure water transfer, flexible high purity processing junctions, washdown stations, and other suction and discharge uses.
Two styles are available: smooth O.D. (outer diameter) and, for an improved range of flexibility, convoluted O.D. Both are made in the U.S. and are well stocked for immediate availability. Smooth O.D. hose is offered in eight sizes from 1/2” through 4” I.D.; the convoluted style is available in five sizes from 1/2" to 2” I.D. APSW is sterilizable by autoclave, SIP, CIP, or gamma irradiation.
A complete validation package is available upon request.
For more information on APSW silicone hose, contact the AdvantaPure team at 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 888-755-4370 or 215-526-2151;
About AdvantaPure and NewAge(R) Industries (http://www.newageindustries.com/
The AdvantaPure division of NewAge Industries is ISO 9001:2008 certified and specializes in high purity tubing, hose, single use systems, manifolds, and other molded components for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, food, beverage, and cosmetic industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity.
In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures and fabricates thermoplastic and thermoset tubing in both reinforced and unreinforced styles. The company offers one of the broadest product lines of tubing and fittings in the U.S., provides extensive custom extrusion and fabrication capabilities, and services customers worldwide. NewAge Industries maintains a large inventory and prides itself on same-day shipment of 99% of orders for its core product lines. RFID systems, including gamma stable tags and labels, are offered by NewAge’s new Verigenics(R)
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