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Freudenberg Medical Adds Double Braided Tubing to the HelixMark® line of Platinum-cured Silicone Products

New fluid transfer solution for elevated pressure and high temperature applications

Carpinteria, California – April 27, 2016 – Freudenberg Medical, a global manufacturer for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, has added Double Braided Silicone Tubing to its HelixMark® line of platinum-cured silicone products for the pharmaceutical and bioprocessing market. Double Braided Tubing is a strong reinforced tubing solution, ideal for elevated pressure and high temperature fluid transfer.

“We use a multi-step process to integrate two layers of braided polyester between three layers of USP Class VI extruded silicone,” said Mark Ostwald, Vice President & General Manager of Freudenberg Medical. “Resulting in a high strength, high purity silicone tubing perfect for biopharma fluid processing.” Double Braided Silicone Tubing is constructed to prevent kinking and compression as well as withstand elevated temperature and pressure. To meet a diverse range of application needs, the new tubing is available in custom colors, lengths, spool and packaging options. Learn more

About Freudenberg Medical

Freudenberg Medical, formerly Helix Medical, is a global partner for the design, development and manufacture of innovative medical device technologies. With 11 manufacturing operations worldwide, Freudenberg Medical offers a wide range of capabilities from high precision silicone and thermoplastic components and tubing to coating technology and solutions for minimally invasive and catheter-based devices. Freudenberg Medical manufactures the HelixMark® and PharmaFocus® Premium lines of platinum-cured silicone tubing and fluid handling components for the pharmaceutical and bioprocessing market.

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