Overmolded Tri-Clamp(R) Ends from AdvantaPure(R) Reduce Risks Associated with Barb-Style Fittings and Provide An Alternative to Silicone
New Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends from AdvantaPure offer an option for sanitary connections with PVC, TPE, and TPR tubing. They cost less than silicone versions and are well suited for pharmaceutical, medical, surgical, food, and beverage applications. Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends reduce the entrapment risks associated with barb-style fittings.
- Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) December 14, 2010 - An option for sanitary connections is now available from AdvantaPure . . . Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends for PVC, TPE, and TPR tubing and hose. Typically less costly than silicone counterparts, Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends are a viable alternative for pharmaceutical, medical, surgical, food, beverage, and dairy applications.
Injection molded from USP (United States Pharmacopoeia) Class VI Hytrel(R) or polypropylene, Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends are available in Tri-Clamp or Mini Tri-Clamp styles. The smooth transition from tubing to Tri-Clamp greatly reduces bacteria entrapment situations associated with barb-type fittings and results in a cleaner connection. The materials are mated thermally-no leachable adhesives are involved.
Other advantages of Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends include:
- Certified animal-derived ingredient free
- Provides a sanitary connection for thermoplastic tubing and hose
- Excellent component for single-use applications
- Sizes from Mini through 1-1/2" Tri-Clamp
- Easily cleaned and sterilized
- Made-to-order assemblies
- Documented quality control
Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends are available in Hytrel molded directly to flexible or rigid PVC and in polypropylene molded to TPR (thermoplastic rubber) or TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) such as AdvantaFlex(R). Molded silicone assemblies are also available, along with a variety of single use process components.
For more information on AdvantaPure's Overmolded Tri-Clamp Ends, contact the AdvantaPure team at 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 888-755-4370 or 215-526-2151; fax 888-258-4293 or 215-526-2167; e-mail: sales ( @ ) advantapure dot com; website: http://www dot advantapure dot com; product-specific web page: http://www dot advantapure dot com/fittings/overmolded-TriClamp-ends dot htm
About AdvantaPure and NewAge(R) Industries
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 chemical industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity. RFID systems, including gamma-irradiatable styles, are offered as well.
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 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.
AdvantaFlex(R), NewAge Industries AdvantaPure(R), and NewAge(R) are registered trademarks of NewAge(R) Industries, Inc.
Tri-Clamp(R) is a registered trademark of the Ladish Company, Tri-Clover Division