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  Natural Rubber Latex Tubing Specification Sheet


Chemical Resistance:
  • Strong Alkalies - Fair
  • Weak Alkalies - Good
  • Strong Acids - Poor
  • Weak Acids - Good
  • Petroleum - Poor

    Physical Properties:
  • Tensile Strength (psi) - 3500 min.
  • Ultimate Elongation - 750% min.
  • Hardness (Shore A) - 35 +/- 5
  • 100% Modulus (psi) - 125 max.
  • Specific Gravity - 0.97 max.

    Ozone Resistance:
    Poor

    UV Resistance:
    Fair

    Low Temperature Flex:
  • Brittle: -67 degrees F
  • Flexible: 0 degrees F

    Recommended Sterilization:
  • Steam Autoclave 30 minutes @ 15 psi
  • Ethylene Oxide

    Protein in Natural Rubber:
    Less than 50 micrograms/gram. Fifty ug/g is detection limit of ASTM D5712-95.

    Maximum Recommended Operating Temperature:
  • 212 degrees F intermittent
  • 158 degrees F continuous

    Standard Tolerances:
  • Inside diameter:
  • Wall Thickness:

    Natural Rubber Latex Tubing meets or exceeds the physical properties of Commercial Item Description A-A-50247C Type I Class 1,2, and 3, Type III, Type IV, and Type V Class 1,2, and 3 which replaced Federal Specification ZZ-T-831D. Tubing is in compliance with USP Biological Classification IV.

    We support the world-wide goal to eliminate the use of ozone depleting chemicals. We do not knowingly use a Class I or class II ozone depleting chemical as identified in the U.S. Clean Air Amendments of 1990 in the manufacturing process of our natural rubber latex tubing.

  • CRUSHPROOF®, CT®, (and the CT logo), FLARE-LOK®, CUSTOMFLEX®, UNIHOSE®, SAFETY PORT®, EXHAUST-AWAY®, and CYCLOVAC® are registered trademarks of Crushproof Tubing Co. in the United States and other countries and are being used with permission.
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