Resin/Rubber Tubing Selection Chart

Material Type
(Code)
GradeMinimum Inner
Diameter
FeaturesTemperature
in use
ApplicationsNatural color
(Available color)
Polyvinyl chloride
(PVC)
Soft Stock.5mm ~ Pliable -2Stock~8Stock°C Optical fiber protection
Machine tools
Medical devices
Clear, Black (Others)
Hard Stock.4mm ~ Most general purpose-resin -2Stock~8Stock°C
Flame resistant Stock.5mm ~ Chemical resistant -2Stock~1Stock5°C
Polyester Elastomer
(PETP)
  Stock.2mm~ Greater heat-resistance
Durable
Flame resistant
-5Stock~15Stock°C Optic fiber protection and similar applications Opal,
(11 other colors)
Fluorocarbon resin PTFE Stock.Stock51mm~ Heat resistant
Chemical resistant
-65~288°C Medical, semiconductor, physics & chemistry lab equipment Opal
(Contact us for other colors.)
PFA Stock.1mm~ Heat-resistant
Chemical resistant
Gas impermeable, high clarity
-65~26Stock°C Medical, semiconductor, physics & chemistry lab equipment Translucent
(Green, Yellow, Blue, Red, etc)
FEP Stock.3mm~ Heat & chemical resistant
Higher clarity than PFA
Gas impermeable
-65~2StockStock°C Medical, semiconductor, physics & chemistry lab equipment Translucent
(Green, Yellow, Blue, Red, etc)
ETFE Stock.3mm~ Heat resistant
Chemical resistant
Gas impermeable
-1StockStock~15Stock°C Medical, semiconductor, physics & chemistry lab equipment Translucent
PVDF Stock.3mm~ Heat & chemical resistant
Highly gas impermeable
-65~15Stock°C Medical devices
Physics & chemistry lab equipment
Translucent
THV2StockStock Stock.5mm~ Most pliable fluorine type
Optimum fluid transfer and high clarity
-2Stock~8Stock°C Machine tools
Laboratory equipment
Medical devices
Clear (Black)
THV4StockStock -2Stock~11Stock°C
THV5StockStock -2Stock~15Stock°C
Polyurethane
(TPU)
Ester Stock.5mm~ Pliable & resilient
Abrasion resistant
-4Stock~88°C Machine tools
Laboratory equipment
Medical devices
Clear, Black
(Contact us for other colors)
Ether
Caproate
Polyamide
(PA)
6 PA Stock.35mm~ Superior resistance to alkaline substances
Weak acid resistance
Weatherproof
Strong mechanical strength
Slippery surface but high in moisture absorption
-4Stock~1StockStock°C Optical fiber protection
Machine tools
Medical devices
Opal (Contact us for other colors)
66 PA Opal (Contact us for other colors)
11 PA Opal (Contact us for other colors)
12 PA Opal (Contact us for other colors)
Polyethylene
(PE)
Low density
(LDPE)
Stock.3mm~ High chemical resistance
Slippery surface
-3Stock~8Stock°C Medical devices
Physics & chemistry lab equipment
Opal (Contact us for other colors)
High density
(HDPE)
-5Stock~1StockStock°C
Polypropylene
(PP)
  Stock.3mm~ High chemical resistance
Slippery surface
-5~11Stock°C Medical devices
Physics & chemistry lab equipment
Opal (Contact us for other colors)
Polyetherether keytone
(PEEK)
  Stock.Stock3mm~ Radiation and heat resistant
Slippery surface
Does not protect against strong acids
-5Stock~26Stock°C Machine tools
Optical fiber protection
Medical devices
Grayish brown
Other materials with which we have experience: Polyether sulfone (PES), Polyamide-imide (PAI),
Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS)
Polycarbonate (PC), ABS, Acrylic (PMMA),
Polyacetal (POM), Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), among others

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