Press Release

August 31, 2016 — For Immediate Release

Silicone Suction HoseSilicone Suction Hose from AdvantaPure® is Now NSF Listed
Provides an Increased Level of Quality Assurance

Southampton, PA — AdvantaPure now offers its high purity silicone suction hose with a National Sanitation Foundation listing (NSF-51). Applications for the hose include ultrapure water transfer, food processing, beverage conveyance, washdown stations, skid systems, and other suction and discharge uses in the food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, chemical and cosmetics industries.

Called APSW, the hose begins with a liner of low volatile grade, platinum-cured silicone. The liner is slipped onto a mandrel and wrapped with four plies of polyester mesh fabric, 316 stainless steel reinforcing wire, and additional silicone. It is then cured into a smooth and uniform hose. This construction gives APSW the strength, flexibility and durability to perform well in demanding applications and harsh environments.

APSW's new NSF listing gives users the assurance of a high quality product that's made to carry a variety of food and beverage ingredients. The hose imparts no taste or odor to fluids flowing within it and is crush and kink resistant. Two styles are offered: smooth O.D. or, for an improved range of flexibility, convoluted. Both handle pressure and vacuum usage.

In addition to its listing by NSF, APSW has undergone extensive physical, chemical, and biological testing and meets USP Class VI, FDA CFR 177.2600, ISO 1099 and European Pharmacopoeia 3.1.9 standards. APSW handles temperatures from -100°F to 350° F (-73.3°C to 176.6°C) and is certified free of animal-derived ingredients.

APSW silicone suction hose is sterilizable by autoclave, CIP, SIP and gamma irradiation processes. AdvantaPure stocks the hose in sizes ranging from 1/2" through 2" I.D., and larger sizes are in development. Documented quality control and lot traceability are provided.

For more information on APSW reinforced silicone suction hose, visit http://www.advantapure.com/apsw-silicone-hose.htm or contact the AdvantaPure team at 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 888-755-4370 or 215-526-2151; fax 888-258-4293 or 215-526-2167; e-mail: sales@advantapure.com.

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About AdvantaPure and NewAge Industries
AdvantaPure, a division of NewAge Industries, specializes in clean products for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, food, beverage, chemical, and cosmetic industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity.

In business since 1954, NewAge Industries is a manufacturer and fabricator of thermoplastic and thermoset tubing and hose, and a supplier of fittings and clamps. The company offers one of the broadest product lines of tubing, hose, and fittings in the U.S., and its custom extrusion and fabrication services are unrivaled. In 2006, NewAge Industries initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.


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