BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain has expanded its Sani-Tech® line of fluid transfer products with the introduction of Sani-Tech® Ultra-HP high purity hose. Ultra-HP combines a tough outer jacket and hose comprising multiple layers of Sani-Tech® Ultra platinum-cured silicone and 316L stainless steel helical wire reinforcement with a PharmaFluor® FEP liner. The liner's smooth inner bore surface provides both optimal flow and ease of cleaning and sanitization.
The PharmaFluor® FEP liner minimizes bonding of biological materials and maintains fluid purity due to low TOCs, extractables and leachables. The liner is fully bonded to the silicone hose utilizing patented bonding technology, which helps ensure a high purity fluid path.
Sani-Tech® Ultra-HP hose is manufactured to tight dimensional tolerances, which simplifies the assembly procedure. The hose's overall light weight, low force to bend and exceptional flexibility make it very user-friendly. It is suitable for a variety of applications, including bioprocessing, load cells, product transfer and steam-in-place/clean-in-place (SIP/CIP).
Sani-Tech® Ultra-HP hose is constructed from USP Class VI compliant materials and certified to meet USP <88>, USP <87>, EP 3.1.9, ISO 10993, FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 and FDA 21 CFR 177.1550 requirements.
For more information on Sani-Tech® Ultra-HP high purity hose and the many other products offered by Saint-Gobain, visit http://www.biopharm.saint-gobain.com.
About Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, part of the Innovative Materials Sector of Saint-Gobain, is headquartered in Aurora, Ohio, and employs 4,000 people in 16 countries. It is a world leader in high-performance plastics, including flexible tubing applications, seals, coated fabrics, foams, polymer products and bearings.
Based in Paris, Saint-Gobain has operations in 64 countries and employs nearly 190,000 people. Founded in 1665 to manufacture glass for the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in Paris, Saint-Gobain remains headquartered in France and had worldwide sales of $53.2 billion in 2010. The company has 19,000 employees in more than 350 locations across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.saint-gobain.com and www.saint-gobain-northamerica.com.
Contact: Carla Conant
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
2664 Gilchrist Road. Akron, OH 44305
Ph: 330-798-6931 / 800-798-1554
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