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KEP delivers leadership, expertise, and innovation in flexible tubing and dip molding. Our customer service is second to none and our manufacturing is certified lean.  Ask us a question. Tell us about your product. Request a prototype.

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KEP’s dipped natural rubber latex tubing is offered in a wide variety of sizes and colors. In addition, KEP manufactures an array of dip molded products produced in both natural rubber and non-latex compounds. KEP manufactures food-grade tubing in the U.S. using FDA, NSF and USP Class VI material compounds to fit customers’ exacting specifications, using either latex or non-latex materials. When creating our natural rubber latex tubing, we use liquid latex to provide the finest physical properties.

Non-latex manufacturing:

KEP manufacturers alternatives to latex or silicone applications. Our thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) tubing provide an excellent substitute. Safety and compliance are our key priorities. KEP produces FDA non-latex materials at our SQF-certified food safety extrusion facility in Mogadore, Ohio.

Additional capabilities:

  • Crimping capabilities that help you do your job safely and more efficiently.
  • Superb lead times – getting you what you want, when you want it.
  • Product assembly services.
  • Customized packaging – bulk bagged, individually bagged and sealed.

Products

We produce the very best Thermoplastic Elastomer Tubing, PVC Tubing, Latex Tubing, Dip-Molded Parts and Prototypes, and Free-Band® Tourniquets – and we’re the only manufacturer of Natural Rubber Latex Tubing in the United States.

Industries

We work with diverse and highly regulated industries over a multiplicity of applications, including Medical and Surgical, Dental, Food & Beverage, Laboratory Supply, Sports & Leisure, and Distribution & Industrial.

Compounds

We have almost 60 years of expertise in manufacturing working with Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Natural Rubber Latex, Synthetic Polyisoprene, Neoprene Rubber, Santoprene, and Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU).

Our products are defined by strength and flexibility

Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) Tubing

Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) Tubing

A trusted alternative for many latex and silicone tubing applications.

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Tubing

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Tubing

For applications that require stability we produce PVC tubing to your exact specifications.

Latex Tubing

Latex Tubing

We’re the only manufacturer of natural rubber latex tubing in the U.S. – trusted for over 50 years. Let’s work together to create the product you need.

Dip-Molded Parts

Dip-Molded Parts

Choose us to manufacture your dip-molded parts and shorten your product-development cycles and minimize start-up costs.

Free-Band® Tourniquets

Free-Band® Tourniquets

Concerned about latex sensitivity? We manufacture a proprietary blend of materials specifically chosen to provide physical properties that closely resemble latex.

Our products are specialized for your industry

Surgical Rubber Tubing

Medical & Surgical

We manufacture surgical and medical tubing and dip-molded parts that doctors’ offices and hospitals can rely on for their custom needs.

Dental Latex Tubing

Dental

Custom products for the dental marketplace – from suction hoses to orthodontia retainer bands. KEP has 1 million feet of ready-to-ship products in many sizes and quantities.

Latex Tubing for Food and Beverage Industry

Food & Beverage

Our food-grade tubing solutions and technical guidance keeps the food and beverage industry moving.

Laboratory Tubing

Laboratory Supply

From latex tubing to tourniquet bands—whatever it is that you need for the lab, trust in KEP to provide the exact specification you’re looking for.

Speargun Tubing

Sports & Leisure

As the only U.S. manufacturer of natural rubber latex tubing, we partner with a variety of clients involved in the manufacture of sports, exercise and recreational products.

Industrial Tubing

Industrial & Distribution

Providing competitively priced solutions for distribution and industrial needs with speedy fulfillment times to keep your business on track.

Our compounds are proven

Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE)

Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE)

A soft and durable non-latex choice. Available in FDA, NSF and USP Class VI material compounds which makes it safe for a variety of industries.

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Our PVC compounds are resistant and non-toxic. Choose from medical-grade options and a variety of custom compounds to fit your specific needs.

Natural Rubber Latex

Natural Rubber Latex

Latex options to fit your exacting specifications and expertise our customers have trusted for over 50 years.

Neoprene

Neoprene

These compounds feature excellent adhesion, durability, and resistance to flames, oils, and more, making is a great choice for a variety of different uses.

Synthetic Polyisoprene

Synthetic Polyisoprene

We remove the proteins found in natural rubber latex that cause allergies, but this compound is made from the same flexible and versatile polymer.

Santoprene™ (TPV)

Santoprene™ (TPV)

Our NSF, FDA and Medical TPV compounds are versatile for use in numerous applications including food and beverage.

Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)

Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)

This compound has excellent clarity and chemical resistance, making it a great choice for applications that require more durability.

Data Sheets

Data Sheets

Download each sheet for in-depth view of our compound offerings and their technical specs.

We are knowledge leaders in manufacturing, tech & innovation

Committed to quality

Proven industry leaders

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PO Box 668
Kent, OH 44240

800.331.4762

info@kentelastomer.com

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