LDPE Tubing

LDPE tubing is widely used for:

  • Transfer of foods and beverages
  • Instrumentation
  • Chemical lines

Performance characteristics:

  • Complies with FDA CFR 21 for food packaging
  • Semi-rigid and translucent
  • Low in extractables
  • Offers a wide range of working temperatures
  • Resistant to a broad range of chemicals

Common Brands:

  • PolyFLEX™




LDPE Tubing

Chemically resistant, FDA CFR 21 compliant for food packaging, and offers a wide temperature range

LDPE tubing is very chemically resistant and is typically used in pneumatic applications or those involving aggressive chemicals such as chemical lines, transfer of food and beverage, and instrumentation. LDPE tubing offers a wide range of working temperatures. This semi-rigid material does not however offer great flexibility. It complies with FDA CFR 21 for food packaging.

PolyFLEX™ 50 (milky white translucent)– this semi-rigid tubing is resistant to a broad range of chemicals and offers a wide range of working temperatures. It complies with FDA CFR 21 for food packaging.

Shop for LDPE Tubing

 

STANDARD SIZES
TUBING Outside Diameter:
0.250 in – 1 in
Inside Diameter:
0.125 in – 0.750 in
  Wall:
0.040 in – 0.125 in
  Length:
50 ft, 100 ft, 500 ft
OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Operating
Pressure
66 – 200 psig

Length and diameter tolerances vary by size, by manufacturer, brand, and grade.
 

TYPICAL PROPERTIES OF LDPE TUBING
  ASTM TEST POLYFLEX™ 50
Hardness; Shore D (+/-5) D2240 50
Operating temperature range   -100° to 175°F
-73° to 79°C
Maximum working pressure
(1/4" ID x 1/16" Wall)
      73°F      130°F
 120 psi    60 psi
Color   Natural Translucent
Odor   Slight
Taste   None
Specific gravity; g/cm3 D792 0.92
Tensile strength; psi D638 1,700
Ultimate elongation; % D638 600
Flame resistance D568 Slow Burn
Minimum bend radius   8 X O.D.

Values shown are typical and should not be used as a certification. All materials should be tested for suitability in their intended use.


Call 1-800-553-0335  |  Ask an Expert