Biopharmaceutical Tubing Comparison

Biopharmaceutical Tubing Comparison

Sani-Tech® STHT™ -C

is an ultra-pure, biopharmaceutical-grade tubing that has a useful life unmatched by any other known process tubing.

This platinum-cured silicone tubing resists temperature extremes, ozone, corona, radiation, moisture, compression sets, weathering and chemical attack and imparts no taste or odors to fluids transported within it.

Sani-Tech® STHT®-C silicone tubing withstands repeated autoclaving and resists the adherence of blood products and other sanitary fluids. Sani-Tech® STHT®-C, in 1/16" ID and greater, comes with laser marked part numbers and lot codes to provide total product traceability.

  • Manufactured from the finest grade of silicone materials
  • Fully characterized, validated and tested to a variety of specifications including:
    • USP Class VI criteria
    • ISO 10993
    • European Pharmacopoeia 3.1.9
    • Japanese Pharmacopoeia – Section 51
    • Master File with U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Ultra-pure, biopharmaceutical grade silicone
  • Permanently laser marked with part number and lot code for total product traceability
  • Unsurpassed surface smoothness
  • Ultra-flexible
  • Autoclavable and sterilizable
  • Temperature range from -80°F (-62°C) to 500°F (260°C)
  • Imparts no taste or odors
  • Available in bulk or assemblies
  • Available in 25-, 50- and 100-foot coils
Typical Applications
  • Sterile fill and transfers
  • Drug delivery
  • Media processing
  • Sanitary peristaltic pump tubing
  • Laboratory use
  • Cell harvest
  • Media processing
  • Liquid chromatography

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is a unique, patented thermoplastic elastomer specifically designed to meet the critical demands of the medical, pharmaceutical, research, biotech and diagnostics industries.

CPT (Consolidated Polymers Technology) has been providing C-Flex biopharmaceutical tubing for over twenty years to many of the world’s leading biotech and pharmaceutical processing companies. Each coil of C-Flex tubing is extruded to precise ID, OD and wall dimensions. All tubing is formulated to meet the standards of the biopharmaceutical industry.

  • Complies with USP 24/NF19, Class VI, FDA and USDA standards
  • Manufactured under strict GMPs in an FDA-registered facility
  • Non-pyrogenic, non-cytotoxic, nonhemolytic
  • Chemically resistant to concentrated acids and alkalis
  • Significantly less permeable than silicone
  • Low platelet adhesion
  • Low protein binding
  • Ultra-smooth inner bore
  • Available in clear or opaque formulations
  • Lot traceable
  • Safer disposal through incineration Benefits
  • Superior to PVC and silicone for many applications
  • Longer peristaltic pump life
  • Significantly fewer TOC extractables than PVC
  • Heat-sealable, bondable and formable
  • Remains flexible from -50ºF to 275ºF
  • Moderate cost compared to other tubing products
  • Sterilizable by radiation, ETO, autoclave or chemicals
  • Available in animal-free formulations (ADCF)
Typical Applications
  • Cell culture media
  • Cell fermentation
  • Diagnostic equipment
  • Pharmaceutical production
  • Vaccine production
  • Pinch valves
  • Laboratory research
  • High-purity water
  • Reagent dispensing
  • Medical fluid/drug delivery
  • Dialysis, cardiac bypass
  • Botanical product production
  • Peristaltic pump segments
  • Sterile filling and dispensing systems

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C-Flex is a registered trademark of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation.