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DIY: Go Vertical with Medalist® TPE Pump Tube Resins

Harsh Modi (Chemist)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637, Hall E

Date: Wednesday, February 6

Time: 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Track: Tech Theater

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

The Biopharma industry has several viable tube options for peristaltic pumps, including silicone and TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) tubing. Teknor Apex has introduced a new solution, Medalist® TPE resins, which enable OEMs to manufacture tubing in-house, allowing for more control over sourcing and quality. This vertical integration has the potential for significant cost savings. The data in this presentation shows that Medalist TPEs not only meet stringent peristaltic pump tube requirements but they also outperform current TPE tubing industry standards. Also discussed are the advantages of TPE over silicone for pump tube.