Crush and Kink Resistant Silicone Hose Now Available from AdvantaPure(R); Platinum Cured for Critical Applications Such as Biopharmaceutical

Top Quote AdvantaPure(R) now offers a fabric and wire reinforced hose made from platinum-cured silicone for high purity applications such as biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and food. The hose, called APSW, is crush and kink resistant and handles both pressure and full vacuum. APSW meets standards from organizations such as USP, FDA, European Pharmacopoeia, ISO, 3-A, and NSF. End Quote
  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) January 10, 2013 - Reinforced silicone hose from AdvantaPure allows high purity fluid flow without the worry of kinking or crushing. Called APSW, the hose is made from a liner of low-volatile grade, platinum-cured silicone that is fabric wrapped and wire reinforced for durability in pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biomedical, and food applications.

    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; fax 888-258-4293 or 215-526-2167; e-mail: sales ( @ ) advantapure dot com; or visit the product-specific web page at http://www dot advantapure dot com/apsw-silicone-hose dot htm dot

    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 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) division. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.

    NewAge Industries AdvantaPure(R), Verigenics(R), and NewAge(R) are trademarks of NewAge(R) Industries, Inc.

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