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Polyethylene Airline Specifications

Size Chart - Polyethylene Fractional Sizes:

Ref. SizeO.D. Nom. In.I.D. Nom. In.Wall Thickness Nom. In.Min Bend Radius In.O.D. Tol. In.I.D. Tol. In.Min. Burst Pressure
(PSI @ 75°F.)
PE 2 1/8 .080 0.023 .39 +/- .004 +/- .004 500
Available Lengths: 100'  500'  1000'  2000'  3000'  5000'  (Feet)

PE 2.5 5/32 .106 0.025 .47 +/- .004 +/- .004 500
Available Lengths: 100'  500'  1000'  2000'  3000'  5000'  (Feet)

PE 3 3/16 .118 0.035 .59 +/- .004 +/- .004 500
Available Lengths: 100'  500'  1000'  2000'  3000'  5000'  (Feet)

PE 4 1/4 .170 0.040 .98 +/- .004 +/- .004 500
Available Lengths: 100'  500'  1000'  2000'  (Feet)

PE 562 5/16 .188 0.062 1.25 +/- .004 +/- .004 500
Available Lengths: 100'  500'  1000'  (Feet)

PE 662 3/8 .250 0.063 1.5 +/- .004 +/- .004 500
Available Lengths: 100'  500'  1000'  (Feet)

PE 8 1/2 .375 0.063 2.5 +/- .004 +/- .004 400
Available Lengths: 100'  500'  (Feet)

PE 10 5/8 .500 0.063 4 +/- .006 +/- .006 300
Available Lengths: 100'  (Feet)

PE 12 3/4 .590 0.080 5 +/- .006 +/- .006 250
Available Lengths: 100'  (Feet)

NOTES:  1) The specified minimum bend radius is for minimal tube flattening.  2) The safety factor adopted sets the minimum bursting pressure at four (4) times the working pressure.  Please remember that the bursting and working pressure data listed are determined at 75°F. (24° Celsius)

Characteristics:

  • Vermin and fungus proof
  • Low cost
  • Dimensional stability
  • Broad temperature range
  • Broad range of corrosion resistance
  • Broad range of chemical compatibilty

 

Hardness:

PE Polyethylene Tubing Hardness Rating: 
46 SHORE D (ASTM D 785)

Temperature Range:

PE Polyethylene Tubing Temperature Rating: 
Minimum: -100°F - Maximum: 175°F.
Minimum: -73°C - Maximum: 79°C.

Polyethylene Tubing Chemical Compatibility Chart:

The information given in this chart should be used only as a guide.  Our laboratory testing cannot possibly duplicate all combinations of environmental factors or conditions present during applied service.  We also strongly recommend that you refer to the raw material manufacturer's or supplier's Web site or other reference materials for more information.

Excellent Chemical Compatibility:

Acetic Acid (10%)
Acetylene
Alum
Aluminum Chloride
Ammonium Chloride
Ammonium Nitrate
Barium Chloride
Borax
Butane
Butyl Acetate
Calcium Hydroxide
Carbonic Acid
Carbonic Dioxide
Carbonic Oxide
Citric Acid
Cyanide
Diesel Fuel
Ethyl Alcohol
Formaldehyde
Freon 12-22-502
Gas Oil
Gasoline
Glucose
Glycerin
Glycol
Hydraulic Oil
Hydrogen
Iron Cholrine
Kerosene
Lactid Acid
LPG (Liquid Gas)
Lubricating Oils
Magnesium Chloride
Mercuric Cholride
Mercury
Methylic
Mineral Oil
Moisture
Naphtha
Natural Gas
Nickel Chloride
Nitrogen
Oleic Acid
Paints
Petroleum (Raw)
Potassium Chloride
Potassium Cyanide
Propane
Sodium Bisulphate
Sodium Chloride
Sodium Nitrate
Sulphides
Sulphuric Chloride
Sulphuric Hydrogen
Xylene

 

Limited Chemical Compatibility:

Acetate Solvents
Acetone
Amyl Acetate
Benzene (Benzol)
Boric Acid
Butilic Alcohol
Ethanol
Ethyl Acetate
Formic Acid
Oxygen
Ozone (Cold)
Toluene (Toluol)
Zinc Chloride

 

Unsuitable For Use With:

Ammonia Gas
Ammonia Liquid
Benzene Chloride
Chloro Gas
Chromic Acid
Ether
Ethyl Chloride
Nitric Acid
Phenol
Trichlorethylene

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