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Latex Rubber Tubing suits repetitious bending applications.

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September 16, 2002 - NEWTEX tubing is manufactured from pure, liquid, latex rubber and available in its natural, translucent-amber color. It features excellent memory, even after repeated stretching. Dip manufacturing method produces seamless, uniform tube with smooth surface. Tubing is non-toxic and conforms to FDA standards. It is sterilizable for repeated use. General temperature use ranges from -60 to +180°F. NEWTEX is stocked in 18 sizes from 1/16 in. to 3/4 in. ID.

NewAge Industries Inc.

145 James Way, Southampton, PA, 18966, USA

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Natural Latex Rubber Tubing from NewAge® Industries Provides Flexibility, Resiliency, and a Smooth Surface

Press release date: August 27, 2002

An Excellent Choice for Repetitious Bending and Stretching

Southampton, PA - Flexible NEWTEX latex tubing is immediately available from NewAge® Industries, Inc. Initially used mainly in the healthcare industry, its benefits have enabled the product to expand into the food, toy, instrumentation, sporting goods, and other fields.

Applications for NEWTEX tubing are quite varied and include medical drains, dental and medical connector lines, slingshots, photographic chemical transfer, exercise devices, tourniquet bands, non-aerosol can filler lines, vibration insulators, 0-ring gaskets, model glider launching, and more.

Manufactured from pure, liquid, latex rubber and available in its natural, translucent-amber color, NEWTEX features these important benefits:

  • Excellent memory, even after repeated stretching
  • Natural flexibility-no plasticizers that can leach into critical streams
  • A unique dip manufacturing method produces a seamless, uniform tube with a very smooth surface
  • Non-toxic ingredients conform to FDA standards
  • Sterilizable for repeated use

    An important advantage of NEWTEX over other tubing materials is its flexibility at low temperatures. The product's general temperature use ranges from -60°F (-51°C) to 180°F (82°C). While other materials may handle temperatures lower than NEWTEX, their flexibility at those low figures is often dramatically reduced.

    NEWTEX is stocked in 18 sizes ranging from 1/16" to 3/4" I.D. Options include custom colors and sizes, cut pieces, synthetic NEWTEX for improved translucency, and a vacuum-rated version.

    For more information on NEWTEX Natural Latex Rubber Tubing, contact the Sales Team at NewAge® Industries, Inc., 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 800-50-NEWAGE (800-506-3924) or 215-526-2300; fax 800-837-1856 or 215-526-2190; e-mail: psales@newageind.com; product-specific Web page: http://plastics.newageindustries.com/newtex.asp.

    About NewAge Industries In business since 1954, NewAge Industries is a manufacturer and fabricator of thermoplastic and thermoset tubing and hose, and a private-brand master distributor of fittings and clamps. The company offers one of the broadest product lines of tubing, hose, and fittings in the U.S., and its custom extrusion and fabrication services are unrivaled.

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