This silicone elastomer is platinum-cured for the highest degree of purity. It is reusable and able to withstand repeated sterilization. Its physical properties resist sticking and encrustation and will not support bacteria growth. The tubing is soft, pliable and contains no plasticizers, which could leach out and cause flow contamination or tube hardening. It is not recommended for implantable or continuous steam applications. When exposed to repeated steam sterilization or long-term high temperature or pressure it will eventually relax, become gummy and need to be replaced.
Markets & Applications ▼
There are various applications for platinum-cured silicone including pharmaceutical, biomedical, health and beauty, food and beverage handling uses. It is frequently used in laboratory settings as well. Component Supply provides some information for platinum-cured tubing applications, but there are too many possible functions for a comprehensive description of uses in various industries. Therefore, when considering a potential application in your particular industry, please consider contacting one of our knowledgeable representatives who assist researchers and product designers in choosing the best products for their specific applications.
Custom Fabrication & Contract Manufacturing ▼
Component Supply offers platinum-cured silicone rubber tubing in the dimensions indicated on the chart below. Although we stock large volumes of this product for efficient and competitive distribution, we also seek to provide application-specific functionality to researchers and product designers by limiting minimum orders and offering custom fabrication of our products. Capabilities for custom cutting this tubing to customer requirements include lengths as short as 1/4-inch long. When purchased in 50-foot lengths, this tubing comes sealed but should still be sterilized before use. For more custom fabrication information, please contact a Component Supply representative who can inform you of the best options for your specific application.
Quality, Compliance, & Regulatory ▼
Platinum-cured silicone tubing meets the following:
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