News | December 17, 2013

AdvantaPure® Silicone Tubing For Peristaltic Pumps Carries USP Class VI Approval

AdvantaPure manufactures silicone pump tubing for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and laboratory uses. Known as APSPG, the tubing is specially formulated to withstand the repeated compression and release actions of peristaltic pumps and offers consistent, dependable performance beyond that of standard silicone tubing. AdvantaPure recently added another size, namely .313” I.D. x .500” O.D., to its stock offering.

The USP (United States Pharmacopoeia) Class VI endorsement applies to the finished tubing and not to its ingredients only. This assures users of the product’s purity for fluid transfer in critical applications. The low-volatile-grade silicone material is platinum cured, certified free of animal-derived ingredients, and meets FDA 21 CFR 177.2600. APSPG is manufactured and packaged in Class 7 (Class 10,000) ISO-certified clean rooms.

APSPG provides smooth surfaces for uniform fluid flow and resistance to bacteria build-up. Additionally, it offers:

  • A wide operating temperature range of ‑100°F (‑73.3°C) to 400°F (204.4°C)
  • Extreme flexibility and resilience; hardness value of 50 Shore A
  • The ability to be sterilized with either gamma irradiation or autoclaving
  • Translucency for visual contact with the flow
  • No taste or odor transfer to fluids
  • Documented lot traceability with identification on bags
  • Documented quality control

With the addition of the .313” I.D. size, a total of eleven sizes from .031” through .500” I.D. are now stocked. The tubing is sealed in polybags at manufacture and stored in a particulate-controlled warehouse to maintain cleanliness. Custom sizes, lengths, and packaging including double bagging are available.

For more information on APSPG silicone pump tubing, contact the AdvantaPure team at 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 888-755-4370 or 215-526-2151; fax 888-258-4293 or 215-526-2167; e-mail: sales@advantapure.com; or visit http://www.advantapure.com/apspg-peristaltic-pump-tubing.htm.

About AdvantaPure and NewAge IndustriesÒ

ISO 9001-2008 RGB 300The AdvantaPure 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 cosmetic industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity.

In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures plastic and rubber tubing in both reinforced and unreinforced styles. The company offers one of the broadest product lines of tubing and fittings in the U.S., provides extensive custom extrusion and fabrication capabilities, and services customers worldwide. Automated product identification systems, including gamma-stable RFID tags and labels, are offered by NewAge’s Verigenics™ division. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers

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