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SILBRADE® MEDICAL   Back to Tubing & Hose Page
medical grade silicone hose

Made in USA

   Medical Grade Braid Reinforced Silicone Hose
  • request a sampleOpen mesh polyester braiding incorporated within the walls of silicone tubing
  • Finished product meets USP Class VI requirements
  • Translucent natural color for visual contact with the flow
  • Able to resist extreme temperature variation: -99°F to 350°F
  • Reusable — will withstand repeated sterilization^
  • Odorless, tasteless, and inert
  • Raw materials meet FDA requirements per FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 for use with food contact surfaces
  • Manufactured under good manufacturing procedures in a controlled environment
  • Free of BPA, latex and phthalates
  • RoHS compliant
  • ADI Free


Aerospace Uses* • Biological Fluids • Blood Plasma • Cell Culture • Clean Room Applications • Food Processing • Laboratory Uses • Pharmaceuticals • Sterile Filling • Vaccines

Physical Properties**

Hardness, Shore A 5 - Liner 70
Hardness, Shore A 5 - Cover 60
Tensile Strength, psi 1460
Elongation at Break, % 320
Tear Strength, Die B, ppi 100
Modulus at 100 %, psi 415
Brittle Temperature, °F -99
Max. Operating Temperature, °F 350

**Values listed are typical for the material used in manufacture except where noted, apply to the hose liner except where noted, and are meant only as a guide to aid in design. Field testing should be performed to find the actual values for your application.

Recommended Fittings & Clamps


*See Terms and Conditions Agreement for limitations.


SILBRADE MEDICAL's construction consists of a core of silicone elastomer, an open polyester braid reinforcing layer, and a cover layer of silicone elastomer. Good manufacturing procedures, including lot traceability, are applicable to all Class VI ingredients. SILBRADE MEDICAL is a peroxide-cured product.

The hose's smooth bore, coupled with its resistance to allow material to adhere to the tube wall, facilitates easy cleaning and system purging.

^SILBRADE MEDICAL may be low pressure sterilized in-line or autoclaved up to 250°F in a normal autoclaving cycle. If exposed to repeated steam sterilization or long term high temperature or pressure, silicone will eventually relax and become gummy. It should then be replaced.

Care is recommended in the selection and application of fittings and clamps, as sharp barbed fittings or unlined clamps could tear into the hose wall and possibly cause a failure, especially at elevated pressures.

Peroxide-cured SILBRADE MEDICAL hose is supplied in individual, non-sterile, heat-sealed polybags and should be sterilized prior to use.

SILBRADE MEDICAL is not recommended for implantable or in-body uses or for continuous steam applications.

A platinum-cured, braid-reinforced medical grade silicone hose is available.Minimum quantities apply; call for price and delivery.



Product Number ID  OD  Wall  Available Lengths  Working PSI (at 70F)  Colors  Weight (lbs/100 ft) 
  2910334 .250 (1/4)  .520  .135  25  208  Natural 
  2910411 .313 (5/16)  .592  .140  25  183  Natural  11 
  2910488 .375 (3/8)  .655  .140  25  166  Natural  13 
  2910565 .500 (1/2)  .800  .150  25  141  Natural  17 
  2910719 .750 (3/4)  1.100  .175  25  91  Natural  28 
  2910873 1.000  1.380  .180  25  75  Natural  36 

request a sampleSold by standard coil length only (25 ft.). Add length suffix to part number when ordering. Example: 25 ft. of 1/4" I.D. hose is part number 291 0334-25.
Working pressures are calculated from burst testing using a 3:1 safety factor. Application testing is recommended.
ID is the critical dimension for fittings application.

Download a printable PDF version of our Silicone Medical literature.
Silicone_Medical.pdf (791kb)




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