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Having trouble with the pump life of your silicone tubing?

April 23, 2010

Masterflex Peristaltic Pump

While all silicone tubing looks very similar from a few feet away, there are inherent differences separating the field.  A quick glance at market standard silicones indicates pump life ranging from 25 hours to over 150 hours under normal peristaltic pumping conditions.  Clearly, there is a range and fit to certain silicone tubes on a per application basis.  Beyond that, other hot topics include: extractables (organic and inorganic), validation documentation, lot traceability, manufacturing conditions and much more.

So which is right for you?

Holland Applied Technologies has been handling the Biopharmaceutical industry’s pump needs for over 50 years.  Having technical expertise you can trust in will provide you with the confidence to run product smoothly and efficiently.  Whether it’s a tube breaking down prematurely in your pump, extractables peaking in your HPLC or tubing particulate getting caught in your product filter – Holland has the right solution for you.  Since Holland carries no less than eight different, pumpable silicone products – you will always have the ability to decide what is exactly right for your application. 

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