This flexible metric-sized tubing is suitable for use with water, air, and ethylene glycol. It is made of nylon which is very strong and flexible, has excellent abrasion resistance, and is lightweight. It has a Shore D Hardness rating of 70 for resistance to crushing and cracking. This white, semi-clear tubing has an operating temperature range of -60 to +200 degrees F. Compression fittings are recommended for most applications.
Plastic tubing is used to transfer liquids, air, or solids, and it is characterized by a round, rectangular, or square shape and a hollow center. Plastic tubing is crimp-resistant and varies in bend radius (flexibility), chemical resistance, wall thickness, durometer hardness, and temperature and pressure handling abilities. The clarity of plastic tubing may be transparent (clear), translucent (semi-clear), or opaque (solid), and the tubing's coloring may indicate suitable applications. Barbed fittings are used to connect tubing or redirect flow in a fluid handling system. Plastic tubing is used in a wide variety of industries, such as agriculture, automotive, laboratory, and medicine. Applications for plastic tubing include blood and fluid handling, peristaltic pumps, electrical and thermal insulation, analytical systems, and food and beverage handling, among others.