Tubing meets FDA food grade requirements.
January 20, 2006 -
K-4156 Thermoplastic Rubber Tubing has durometer range of 49 ±5 and is suitable for use up to 150°F. It offers tight dimensional stability and cleanliness and is free of powder and other contaminates. Targeted for use in food and beverage industry, tubing can be sterilized, offers chemical and weather resistance, and can be color matched to meet any requirement.
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Kent Elastomer Products
1500 St. Clair Ave.
Kent, OH, 44240
Kent Elastomer Introduces New Silicone Replacement Tubing
Kent, OH . . . . . K-4156 Thermoplastic Rubber Tubing, an extruded silicone replacement compound, is available from Kent Elastomer Products.
Ideal for the food and beverage industry where high temperature stability is not vital, translucent K-4156 meets FDA food grade requirements. Other characteristics of this new thermoplastic tubing include a low coefficient of friction, good vapor and gas permeability, ease of sterilization, and good chemical and weather resistance. K-4156 has a durometer range of 49 plus or minus 5. K-4156 is suitable for use up to 150 degrees F.
In addition, K-4156 offers tight dimensional stability and cleanliness and is free of powder and other contaminates. When requested, Kent Elastomer can color match the tubing to meet any requirement.
Kent Elastomer Products is recognized as a world leader in the manufacture of extruded TPE tubing and dipped natural latex rubber tubing.
For more information on K-4156 Thermoplastic Elastomer Silicone Replacement Tubing, contact the company or visit www.kentelastomer.com.