Watson Marlow BioPrene

Watson-Marlow leads the world in peristaltic pumps. Now we are showing the way in tube manufacture. Bioprene, our own Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) tubing, is easily welded, gives excellent pump life and has a very good chemical compatibility. We produce it to the highest standards in a class J/10,000 clean-room according to cGMP standards, operating within an ISO9001:2008 quality system.

  • Full bio-pharm certification – USP Class VI, FDA, ISO10993

  • Virgin pellet only, full lot traceability

  • Class J/10,000 clean room manufacture to ISO9001 2000, cGMP guidelines

  • Latex-free

  • Very long peristaltic pump life

  • No odor

  • Non-toxic

  • Very good general chemical resistance

  • Synthetic structure does not include natural rubbers such as latex

  • Low extractables

  • Low gas permeability

  • Can be repeatably autoclaved

  • Opaque to visible and UV light

  • Excellent ozone resistance

 

The tube sizes listed below are currently available. Other sizes (and existing sizes in 73 or 80 shore hardness material) are available on request.
Tube bore Tube wall Bore:wall ratio Tube number Shore hardness
tubing available
64 73 80
0.5mm 1.05mm 0.5   X    
1.0mm 1.05mm 1.0   X    
2.0mm 1.05mm 1.9   X    
3.0mm 1.05mm 2.9   X    
4.0mm 1.05mm 3.8   X    
0.5mm 1.6mm / 1/16in 0.3 112 X    
0.8mm / 1/32in 1.6mm / 1/16in 0.5 13 X    
1.6mm / 1/16in 1.6mm / 1/16in 1.0 14 X    
2.4mm / 3/32in 1.6mm / 1/16in 1.5   X    
3.2mm / 1/8in 1.6mm / 1/16in 2.0 16 X    
4.0mm 1.6mm / 1/16in 2.5   X    
4.8mm / 3/16in 1.6mm / 1/16in 3.0 25 X    
6.4mm / 1/4in 1.6mm / 1/16in 4.0 17 X    
8.0mm / 5/16in 1.6mm / 1/16in 5.0 18 X    
0.5mm 2.4mm / 3/32in 0.2 105 X X  
0.8mm / 1/32in 2.4mm / 3/32in 0.3 108 X X  
1.6mm / 1/16in 2.4mm / 3/32in 0.7 119 X X  
3.2mm / 1/8in 2.4mm / 3/32in 1.3 120 X X  
4.8mm / 3/16in 2.4mm / 3/32in 2.0 15 X X  
6.4mm / 1/4in 2.4mm / 3/32in 2.7 24 X X  
8.0mm / 5/16in 2.4mm / 3/32in 3.3 35 X X  
9.6mm / 3/8in 2.4mm / 3/32in 4.0 36 X X  
0.5mm 2.4mm / 3/32in 0.2 105 X X  
0.8mm / 1/32in 2.4mm / 3/32in 0.3 108 X X  
1.6mm / 1/16in 2.4mm / 3/32in 0.7 119 X X  
3.2mm / 1/8in 2.4mm / 3/32in 1.3 120 X X  
4.8mm / 3/16in 2.4mm / 3/32in 2.0 15 X X  
6.4mm / 1/4in 2.4mm / 3/32in 2.7 24 X X  
8.0mm / 5/16in 2.4mm / 3/32in 3.3 35 X X  
9.6mm / 3/8in 2.4mm / 3/32in 4.0 36 X X  
6.4mm / 1/4in 3.2mm / 1/8in 2.0 26 X    
9.6mm / 3/8in 3.2mm / 1/8in 3.0 73 X    
12.7mm / 1/2in 3.2mm / 1/8in 4.0 82 X    
15.9mm / 5/8in 3.2mm / 1/8in 5.0 184 X    
8.0mm / 5/16in 4.0mm 2.0 185 X    
12.0mm 4.0mm 3.0 186 X X  
16.0mm 4.0mm 4.0 187 X    
17.0mm 4.0mm 4.3   X X  
9.6mm / 3/8in 4.8mm / 3/16in 2.0 190 X    
12.7mm / 1/2in 4.8mm / 3/16in 2.6 88 X    
15.9mm / 5/8in 4.8mm / 3/16in 3.3 189 X    
19.0mm / 3/4in 4.8mm / 3/16in 4.0 191 X    
25.4mm / 1in 4.8mm / 3/16in 5.3 92 X    
25mm 9.0mm 2.8     X X
40mm 12.75mm 3.1     X X

 

 

STI is a Member or Affiliate of: