New: Buy Now on Thomas and Pay Over Time with Credit Key   Learn More

Polypropylene Tubing is offered as replacement for fluoropolymer tubing.

Press Release Summary:

Made from NSF-61 compound, semi-rigid Prolite® Polypropylene Tubing meets UL94 HB burn rating as well as FDA requirements for food contact surfaces. Product is thermoformable, weldable, and offers resistance to both chemicals and corrosion. Available in 9 sizes from ¼-1¼ in. OD, tubing is suited for applications such as food processing, beverage transfer, dispensing equipment, compressed air, pharmaceutical processing, and electronic equipment.

Original Press Release:

NewAge® Industries Now Offers Polypropylene Tubing as a Suitable Replacement for Costlier Fluoropolymer Tubing

Southampton, PA - Now available from tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is Prolite® polypropylene tubing. A semi-rigid product, Prolite is made from an NSF-61 (National Sanitation Foundation) compound and is used in applications such as potable water supply, food processing, beverage transfer, chemical lines, dispensing equipment, environmental monitoring, pharmaceutical processing, refrigeration, compressed air, electronic equipment and household appliances, and more.

Prolite's properties include:

o Excellent chemical and corrosion resistance

o Very low moisture absorption

o High dielectric strength

o Meets UL94 HB burn rating

o Lightweight

o Thermoformable and weldable

o Low surface friction

o Compound meets FDA requirements for food contact surfaces

These combined attributes make Prolite a viable and reasonably priced alternative to fluoropolymer tubing in many applications.

Prolite is stocked in nine sizes (1/4" through 1-1/4" O.D.) for same-day shipment. Custom options consist of non-stock sizes, colors, heat formed shapes, coils, and cut-to-length pieces. Although Prolite may be welded, it is typically joined by means of a push-to-connect fitting such as Newloc®.

For more information on NewAge Industries' Prolite polypropylene tubing, contact the Fluid Transfer Specialists® 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: online at

About NewAge Industries and AdvantaPure®

In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures and fabricates thermoplastic and thermoset tubing and hose. 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. NewAge Industries maintains an inventory of over ten million feet of tubing and hose and prides itself on same-day shipment of 98% 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 division of NewAge Industries specializes in clean products for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, food, beverage, chemical, and cosmetic industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity.

Prolite®, Newloc®, NewAge®, AdvantaPure®, and "Fluid Transfer Specialists®" are registered trademarks of NewAge® Industries, Inc.

Contact This Company

More from Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

All Topics