Multi-Barbed Fittings come in 5 different plastics.

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Available to fit hose ID's from 5/32-1 in., Thermobarb® Fittings include adapters, connectors, elbows, tees, reducers, Y's, pinch clamps, and check valves. Nylon material is NSF-61 approved for use with potable water, while polyethylene offers chemical compatibility and impact resistance. Manufactured from FDA-approved ingredients, PVDF provides working pressure up to 250 psi. Natural and black polypropylene types are autoclavable and suited for temperatures up to 220°F.

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Plastic Multi-Barbed Fittings Now in Five Material Variations to Suit a Variety of Applications

More Materials Means More Choices

Southampton, PA - Now available from NewAge Industries are Thermobarb® multi-barbed fittings in an assortment of five plastics. This expanded offering lets users select the material that works best with their application, from potable water and laboratory use to chemical and fluid transfer, industrial uses, and many others. Thermobarb fittings work well with tubing and hose made from soft materials such as PVC, silicone, polyurethane, TPR, and additional materials.

Thermobarb plastic multi-barbed fittings are precision molded in nylon-6, high density polyethylene, PVDF, natural polypropylene, or new black polypropylene. While all five varieties of Thermobarbs offer high impact strength and excellent chemical resistance, each material offers its own advantages for particular applications. For example, the nylon material is formulated to resist physical stress and is NSF-61 (National Sanitation Foundation) approved for use with potable water. Polyethylene offers chemical compatibility and high impact resistance at lower temperatures. PVDF, manufactured from FDA-approved ingredients, provides a working pressure of up to 250 psi (when used with appropriate clamps). Both polypropylene varieties feature FDA materials, are autoclavable, and may be used at temperatures as high as 220°F. The new black polypropylene offers a color option.

Lightweight and compact, Thermobarb fittings are easy to install. Simply push the barbed end into the tubing or hose, and secure the connection with a clamp (when necessary). The use of Thermobarb plastic multi-barbed fittings as part of a hose assembly results in less overall weight and bulk of the entire assembly when compared with metal counterparts.

The wide variety of Thermobarb® styles includes adapters, connectors, elbows, tees, reducers, Y's, and 4-way connectors, as well as specialty items such as pinch clamps and check valves. Sizes to fit hose I.D.'s ranging from 5/32" to 1" are stocked. NewAge Industries also offers clamps, a complete range of plastic tubing and hose, and brass barbed fittings for more demanding applications. NewAge's fabrication team can produce ready-to-install, custom hose assemblies quickly when stock materials are used.

For more information on Thermobarb plastic multi-barbed fittings, contact the Fluid Transfer Specialists(TM) 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:; Web site:

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, with its introduction of the AdvantaPure(TM) sanitary product line, is well suited to meet the demands of pharmaceutical and high purity applications. NewAge Industries prides itself on same-day shipment of 98% of orders for its core product lines.

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