TYGON® LFL Tubing

Advantages:

  • Longest life of all TYGON peristaltic tubings (1000 hrs).
  • Nonaging, nonoxidizing.
  • Clear for easy flow monitoring.
  • Broad chemical resistance.
  • Low gas permeability.
  • Smooth bore.
  • Good for viscous fluids.
  • High dielectric constant.

Limitations:

  • Potential leaching of plasticizer.

Application Suitability:

Acids: Good
Alkalies: Good
Organic solvents: Not recommended
Pressure: Good
Vacuum: Good
Viscous fluids: Excellent
Sterile fluids: Good

 

Physical Characteristics and Compostion:

  • Thermoplastic.
  • PVC-based material with plasticizer.
  • Firm (stiff) material.
  • Transparent, clear.

Temperature Range:

-58 to 165°F (-50 to 74°C)

Meets Classifications:

  • USP Class VI
  • FDA 21 CFR 175.300

Gas Permeability:

cc x mm
x 10-10        
(cm2 x sec. x cm Hg         

CO2: 563
H2: -
O2: 124
N2: 67

Cleaning/Sterilization:

  • Sterilize with ethylene oxide (ETO) or autoclave.
  • To autoclave: Coil loosely in nonlinting cloth or paper; autoclave at 250°F (121°C), 15 psi for 30 minutes (tubing will appear milky); air dry at max 150°F (66°C) for 2 to 2.5 hours until clear.

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