Silicone hose has been used in almost every industries for it’s excellent performance. Generally, silicone hose has three classes, common grade, food grade and medical grade. This time let’s talk about the medical grade silicone hose.
Medical grade silicone hose is mainly in the following aspects
- Ductus venosus in many surgeries and as intubation
- Nutrition injection and excrement discharge
- Every kinds of catheters
When at the hospital, we can see that the medical grade silicone hose is transparent. So comes the question: is the medical grade silicone hose more better, more transparent?
Actually, medical grade silicone hose is semitransparent because the silicone is semitransparent itself. Why medical grade silicone hose looks transparent because the hose is small and the wall thickness is very thin. It’s true that the silicone hose can be made very very transparent, but it will change the structure. What’s worse, it may change the hose’s property and make it not suitable for medical use. In a word, the transparency is determined by the silicone material.
Advantage of medical grade silicone hose
Compared with common grade silicone hose, the medical grade silicone hose has many advantages. First, it’s more transparent and odourless. Second, it has excellent aging and tearing resistance. Third, it can work in very low and high temperature from -50℃ to 250℃ for long term. Besides, it has excellent insolation and air permeability.
As for the medical grade silicone hose itself, the transparency is not the standard of high quality. The manufacture technology and product property are really matter. EverFlex is one of the top-grade hose manufactures. We offer you the best silicone hose of each grade. What’s more, we offer you customized service, all of the factors like size, length, color, package and transport can be customized. Want to know more silicone products? Follow us and learn more.