Food/Beverage Hoses minimize entrapment, blockage concerns.

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Constructed with high-purity, white, chlorobutyl rubber liner, beer and wine beverage grade Butyl Hose has green EPDM rubber outer cover and -40 to +240°F rating and comes in 1 ½, 2, and 3 in. ID sizes. Food and beverage grade Nitrile Hose, exhibiting increased flexibility, has abrasion-resistant gray nitrile rubber cover, comes in 6 sizes up to 4 in. ID, and is made with high-purity, white, nitrile rubber liner. Both hoses contain steel wire helix reinforcement and multiple plies of polyester.





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NewAge(R) Industries Introduces New Hoses Designed for Food & Beverage Applications



Includes Styles for Beer & Wine Processing, Milk & Dairy, Dry Bulk Foods



Southampton, Pa. — Tubing and hose manufacturer NewAge Industries has introduced two new hose transfer solutions for the food and beverage industry. Reinforced Butyl Hose and Nitrile Hose contain smooth liners to allow unrestricted flow, minimizing concerns associated with entrapment and blockage. The hoses meet FDA standards and will not impart taste or odor.



Beer and wine beverage grade Butyl Hose, constructed with a high purity, white, chlorobutyl rubber liner, is ideal for non-oily beverage and food applications such as potable water, juices, wine and beer.



Food and beverage grade Nitrile Hose, made with a high purity, white, nitrile rubber liner, is suitable for a wide variety of applications including milk and dairy products, oily or fatty foods, dry bulk foods, potable water, juices and non-alcoholic beverages.



Both hoses contain a steel wire helix for reinforcement, along with multiple plies of polyester. Butyl Hose has an outer cover of green EPDM rubber, while the jacket of Nitrile Hose is gray nitrile rubber. The hoses are rated for full vacuum (29.9 in./Hg), making them appropriate for suction or discharge use.



Other common characteristics include:



Microbe-resistant liners built on stainless steel mandrels for cleanliness

Compounds contain no animal-derived ingredients

Hoses meet FDA and Canadian Food Inspection Agency standards

Available in bulk quantities or as complete hose assemblies with crimp-applied fittings

Suitable for Clean In Place processes



Butyl Hose offers a temperature range from -40°F to 240°F (-40°C to 115°C) and is available in 1-1/2”, 2” and 3” I.D. sizes. Nitrile Hose is more flexible than other rubber food and beverage hoses of similar construction. It offers an abrasion-resistant cover that is lightweight yet durable and is stocked in six sizes up to 4” I.D.



NewAge also offers antimicrobial tubing, braid reinforced NSF-listed hose, and silicone hose for food and beverage applications.



For more information on NewAge’s Butyl and Nitrile Hose or other products for food and beverage transfer, contact the Fluid Transfer Specialists(R) at NewAge Industries, Inc., 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 800-506-3924 or 215-526-2300; fax 800-837-1856 or 215-526-2190; e-mail: info@newageindustries.com; or visit http://www.foodandbeveragehose.com.



About NewAge Industries

In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures plastic and rubber tubing in both reinforced and unreinforced styles. The company offers an overall product quality rating of 99.8%, provides 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. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.



The AdvantaPure(R) division of NewAge Industries is ISO 9001:2008 certified and specializes in high purity tubing, hose, single use process manifolds and systems, 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. Automated product identification systems, including gamma stable RFID tags and labels, are offered by NewAge’s Verigenics(R) division.



NewAge(R), NewAge Industries AdvantaPure(R), Verigenics(R), and “Fluid Transfer Specialists(R)” are registered trademarks of NewAge(R) Industries, Inc.

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