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silicone rubber tubing

Silicone Rubber Tubing

Item Code: RCSIL-T
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Key Features

  • Highly durable
  • Highly flexible
  • Wide temperature range
  • FDA approved
  • Excellent tear resistance
  • Ozone & weathering resistant
  • Good electrical properties
  • Easy to cut to size
  • Range of diameters available

Product Description

The Rubber Company supply a wide range of high-quality silicone rubber tubing which is suitable for use in a range of applications. This highly versatile product is available in a variety of compounds and finishes to suit any application or environment. We also supply this particular tubing in a range of different colours and sizes to match your unique requirements.

Silicone rubber tubing is a highly durable as well as flexible product. This ensures that you get a product which can follow any curves or bends without showing signs of deterioration or warping. It also has a wide temperature range which enable you to use it in almost any environment with ease. In order to ensure you get the perfect product for your application we have included information about the 4 most popular silicone tubing products.

Silicone Peroxide Cured Tubing

Our silicone peroxide tubing is typically available in a translucent format in a variety of diameters. It is suitable for use in applications which do not require high purity, critical dosing as well as repeated sterilisation. Our customers commonly use this product for a variety of pump and transfer applications such as, industrial and automotive applications. This product is able to withstand temperatures as high as 200°C and the material also meets FDA guidelines.

Peroxide cured silicone rubber tubing is cheaper than many other compounds available which make it perfect for use in general tubing applications.

Platinum Cured Silicone Tubing

Platinum cured silicone rubber tubing offers numerous advantages over peroxide cured silicones which make it hugely popular in food and beverage industries. This product features a high tear strength, with a broad temperature range from -40°C to +200°C. This enables you to use this product in a variety of applications and environments without deteriorating the product. It also contains no peroxide by-products and is non yellowing, featuring a high gloss finish.

This product is perfect for peristaltic pumps and features a superior life expectancy for this application compared to other products. Our platinum cured silicone rubber tubing is FDA as well as Bfr compliant. It also features full WRAS approval for use in hot and cold-water applications.

Silicone Dairy Tubing

As the name suggest our silicone dairy tubing is specifically designed and manufactured for use in the dairy industry. This is largely due to the products high mechanical wear as well as tear strength properties. All of our dairy tubing products are platinum cured which gives it many advantages over other tubing products. It is non-yellowing after use and also contains no peroxide by-products. This product doesn’t harden or corrode after a period of use and also features an extra smooth inner bore to improve flow rate and hygiene levels.

Silicone Fuel Tubing

Our silicone fuel tubes are hugely popular for use in the radio-controlled model car industry. This product offers superior resistance to methanol as well as nitro fuels which keeps the fuel cleaner and also reduces deterioration of the tubing. Silicone fuel tubes are available in a variety of aesthetically pleasing colours to match any car colour. It is important to note that this product is designed for use with radio-controlled model cars and is not suitable for use with petrol.

Specifications

Application: Food, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Peristaltic pump use, Dairy pumps, RC model car fuel tubes, Machine manufacturers
Product: Silicone Rubber Tubing
Hardness (Shore A): 20° - 80°
Material: Silicone
Colour: Translucent as standard (other colours available)

Potential Applications

  • Food & beverage contact applications
  • Pharmaceutical industries
  • Peristaltic pump use
  • Dairy pumps
  • RC model car fuel tubes
  • Industrial manufacturers

Technical Data

Properties Values
Compound Silicone
Specific Gravity 1.15g/cm³
Tensile Strength 10.3N/mm²
Elongation at Break 600%
Minimum Temperature -40°C
Maximum Temperature +200°C
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