Plastic Barbed Fittings Now Available in Both Single Use And Reusable Versions

Dec. 22, 2008

NewAge Industries announces its plastic barbed fittings in nylon, polyethylene, PVDF, and polypropylene for multi-use and single-use/disposable applications. Called Thermobarb, the fittings are used in industries such as OEM, chemical, food and beverage, appliance, MRO, packaging, laboratory, and many others.

  • Thermobarb fittings offer:
    A lightweight, compact design
  • Multiple barbs for secure connections
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Durability and high impact strength
  • Styles including adapters, straight connectors, Y’s, tees, 4-way connectors, elbows, reducers, hose nipples, and more

Each plastic material also provides specific features. Nylon resists physical stress and abrasion; polyethylene performs better at low temperatures than other plastics; PVDF handles higher temperatures and pressures well; polypropylene is solvent and chemical resistant. The single-use Thermobarb is manufactured from FDA-approved polypropylene and meets USP Class VI and RoHS standards, is sterilizable by autoclave or gamma radiation, and is free of animal-derived ingredients.