July 2009


Kent Elastomer Products, Inc. introduces K-9001 Thermoplastic Rubber Tubing.

K-9001 is recommended for use in peristaltic pumps where abrasion-resistance is required.  The K-9001 features easy sterilization, good chemical resistance, and is weather-resistant.  This thermoplastic rubber tubing has a durometer range of 65 ± 5 and is autoclavable to 135° C.

The product meets the requirements of the FDA’s Title 21 Section 177.1810 for food grade use and has passed testing for Class VI, cytotoxicity, and is non-hemolytic.

Additional characteristics include:

  • Cleaner and more eco-conscious
  • Animal derivative-free
  • Sealable and bondable
  • Provides resistance to creeping at temperatures up to 275° F (135° C)

C-Flex® is a Registered Trademark of Saint Gobain Performance Plastics.