Nylobrade PVC Hose Gains NSF Certification
Product now conforms to standards for use with water and food equipment
NewAge Industries’ Nylobrade braid-reinforced PVC hose is now certified by NSF Intl. for Standards 51 and 61. This certification assures that Nylobrade is suitable and safe for use in drinking water systems (NSF 61) and food equipment machinery (NSF 51).
“Upgrading to NSF 51 and 61 certification was an important step,” said John Stover, the company’s director of new business development. “We’d been receiving requests from customers who wanted to use our PVC hose but needed NSF certification. As the manufacturer, we decided to make the investment to have Nylobrade tested and certified.”
Industries such as food processing, vending, beverage transfer, food- and beverage-related appliances, medical, marine and recreational vehicles use NSF-certified hose. According to NewAge Industries, Nylobrade is an appropriate choice for drinking water applications, those involving water at temperatures up to 60°C (140°F) and food processing applications.
Nylobrade is manufactured from virgin PVC compound. All ingredients are non-toxic and conform to USP Class VI and Food and Drug Administration standards. The hose offers a smooth interior for dependable fluid, air and powder flow. Three wall thicknesses are stocked: thin for light-duty applications, standard and heavy for increased working pressure usage.
Previously available only on a custom basis, the NSF certification now applies to all standard Nylobrade products as well as custom Nylobrade. It is stocked in a range of sizes between 1/8-in. and 2-in. I.D. The hose’s braid reinforcement allows it to handle pressure applications that unreinforced tubing cannot, and unlike polyethylene and other rigid materials, Nylobrade is flexible, making it easy to maneuver through and around equipment and components. Customization such as colors, heat-formed shapes, thermal bonding, cut-to-length pieces, hose assemblies and more is available.