AdvantaFlex® Biopharm Grade TPE Tubing

Featured Product from NewAge Industries, Inc. / AdvantaPure

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AdvantaFlex® addresses the need for a flexible, translucent, sterilizable, moldable, heat sealable, and weldable biopharmaceutical tubing for fluid processing. AdvantaFlex TPE tubing maintains its physical properties following sterilization processes, resists kinking, remains translucent for visible product flow, and does not become gummy.

 

KEY FEATURES

  • Sterile weldable and heat sealable
  • Available as leak-proof molded connections and tubing
  • Made from FDA-approved ingredients
  • Excellent low absorption and adsorption characteristics as compared to silicone
  • Certified free of silicone oils and animal-derived ingredients
  • Sterilizable by gamma radiation or autoclave - available with validated sterility assurance of 10-6 via gamma irradiation per ISO 11137 method VDmax 25
  • Meets various ISO and USP standards, including Class VI
  • Meets European Pharmacopoeia 3.2.2.1 standards
  • Smooth interior for excellent flow and performance
  • Low permeability as compared to silicone
  • Excellent tubing component for single-use systems
  • Sizes from 1/8" (.125) through 1" (1.000) I.D.
  • Custom lengths, sizes, and packaging available
  • Sealed in polybags at manufacture for cleanliness
  • Documented quality control; lot traceable with identification on polybags
  • Single resin validation - no need to graft to other tubing materials like silicone for media filling and sampling applications that involve peristaltic pumps; helps eliminate operator errors
  • "Extractables" test portfolio available
  • Complete validation package available upon request

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Specific Gravity     .89
Durometer, Shore A ±5     65
Ultimate Tensile Strength, PSI     1000
Ultimate Elongation %     550
Tensile Modulus @ 100%, PSI     410
Tear Strength, Die B, PPI     240
Compression Set, % per ASTM D-395B     25
Max. Operating Temperature, °F     275
Brittle Temperature, °F     -88

Full BPOG standardized extractables test results available on request