Pump Manifolds feature ultra low TOCs.

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Featuring SIB® Smooth Inner Bore technology, Sani-Link® Ultra Manifolds minimize need for fittings, connections, or assembly, virtually eliminating leak points and potential entrapment areas. Units are available in elbow, cross, tee, and wye styles. Manufactured from silicone, manifolds are biologically safe and impart no taste or odors. Applications include sterile filling, peristaltic pumps, filtration and fermentation, sampling, and drug delivery.



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New Saint-Gobain Manifolds Offer Unique Features



Patented Sani-Link® Ultra low TOC manifolds eliminate leak points and entrapment areas

BEAVERTON, Mich., -- Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has expanded its Sani-Tech® line of tubing and related products with the introduction of Sani-Link® Ultra platinum-cured manifolds.

With features unique enough to warrant a U.S. patent (No. 6,290,265), Sani-Link® Ultra manifolds feature Saint-Gobain's innovative SIB® (Smooth Inner Bore) technology, which provides unsurpassed surface smoothness and minimizes the need for fittings, connections or assembly, virtually eliminating leak points and potential entrapment areas. Additionally, ultra-low TOCs ensure that contamination by extractables is kept to an absolute minimum.

Sani- Link® Ultra manifolds are offered in four styles -- elbow, cross, tee and wye -- and a wide range of sizes. A double wye is also available for use in double-headed peristaltic pump applications. This innovative option is one complete unit designed to extend pump life and ensure continuous product flow.

Process engineers can specify custom configurations that incorporate Sani-Tech® Ultra manifolds and either Sani-Tech® Ultra 50 or Sani-Tech® Ultra 65 tubing. These components can be manufactured as complete assemblies that are already gamma-irradiated for easy implementation. Assembly components can also include filters, bags, tube clamps and sterile connectors. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics' Pure-Fit® TC tube clamps and Pure-Fit® SC sterile connectors can be incorporated upon customer request. Custom striping and identification options are also available.

Sani-Link® Ultra manifolds are manufactured from the finest grade of silicone materials. They are biologically safe, impart no taste or odors, and are fully characterized, validated and tested to a variety of specifications including USP Class VI criteria, ISO 10993 and European Pharmacopoeia 3.1.9.

Typical applications for Sani-Link® Ultra manifolds include sterile filling, peristaltic pumps, filtration and fermentation, sampling, closed collection systems and drug delivery and discovery.

For more information on Sani-Link® Ultra manifolds and the many other products offered by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, visit our website at www.biopharm.saint-gobain.com.

Web Site: www.biopharm.saint-gobain.com/

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