8x12mm LDPE Dosing Hose
8x12mm LDPE dosing tube can be supplied cut to size from any length up to 100 metres.
8x12mm LDPE Dosing Tube.
Offering good chemical resistance, excellent mechanical properties and a low cost, the 8x12mm LDPE dosing tube is suitable for most dosing applications. We strongly recommend checking the compatibility of your chemical reagent with the LDPE dosing tube using our chemical compatibility checker.
4x6mm LDPE Dosing Tube Properties
|Internal Diameter||Outside Diameter||Tolerances||Weight||Burst Pressure||Temp. Range||Bend Diameter|
|8mm||12mm||±0.10 mm||58.3 g/m||50 Bar||-35°C to + 55°C||108mm|
Technical information for use as a guide only. Pressure values given are based on the short term burst pressure at 20°C. Any increase in temperature above 20°C will result in a decline in working pressure values. We strongly recommend you check our chemical compatibility database and speak to your chemical supplier, to ensure that all materials are compatible with the chemical to be dosed.
8x12mm LDPE Dosing Tube Features & Benefits
8x12mm dosing tube is a good general purpose dosing tube, available with lengths up to 100 metres or cut to size.
The low cost combined with good chemical resistance, flexibility and fair working temperature, make LDPE ideal for most chemical dosing applications subject to chemical compatibility. Suitable for use in food & beverage applications, the 8x12mm LDPE dosing tube doesn't impart taste or odour into contents.
8/12 LPE Specifications
8x12mm LDPE Dosing Tube
Model Number:- 8/12 LPE
Internal Diameter:- 8mm
External Diameter:- 12mm
Weight:- 58.3 Grams / Metre
Burst Pressure (at 20°C):- 50 Bar
Bend Diameter:- 108mm
Minimum Temperature:- -35°C
Maximum Temperature:- +55°C
8 x 12mm LDPE is suitable for use with chemical dosing pumps that use 8 x 12mm dosing tube, including the AT4 Dosing Pump Series.
8x12mm LDPE is durable, lightweight and flexible, combined with the good pressure and temperature options, as well as resistant to a number of chemical reagents makes 8 x 12mm LDPE dosing tube ideal for general purpose chemical dosing applications.
We strongly recommend that you check that LDPE is compatible with your chemical reagent using our chemical compatibility database or with your chemical supplier and that all chemical dosing tube is protected from frost, direct sunlight and is installed inside a secondary pipe or hose to provide mechanical protection and containment.
LDPE tubing is suitable for use in the food & beverage sector and the raw materials used in the manufacture of natural LDPE tube (excludes opaque Red, Blue & Black) have regulatory approval in accordance with:-
- The Plastic Materials and Articles in contact with Food Regulations (No.2) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No.2687) and its subsequent amendments in the United Kingdom,
- Commission Directive 2008/39/EC of 6 March 2008 amending Directive 2002/72/EC relating to plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food in the European Union
- FDA regulations under Code 21 CFR in the USA.
8 x 12mm LDPE Dosing Tube can be supplied in natural from stock which is slightly translucent and waxy in colour. The LDPE dosing tube is stamped with:-
- Part Number
- Metre Mark
- Batch number
LDPE has a low friction co-efficient and a smooth bore making it ideal for the transfer of fluids.
LDPE can be supplied in opaque colours including Red, Blue and Black and we recommend that all dosing tube is supplied in a secondary tubing, hose or pipe to provide secondary containment.