Watson Marlow, Inc. Release: Flexicon Offers Next-Generation Of Accusil™ Tubing For Filling Systems  
11/26/2013 10:02:12 AM

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Flexicon announces the next-generation of Accusil™ high accuracy dispensing tubing developed for use with their peristaltic fillers. The platinum-cured silicone tubing is manufactured in Flexicon’s state-of-the-art extrusion facility to ensure the highest quality product for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and diagnostic applications.

The right tubing inside the right pump is essential for accurate and reliable dispensing. Consistent wall thickness and bore size ensure the correct liquid flow rate, while the proper tube strength and restitution allow the pump to function successfully.Flexicon’sAccusil tubing has been designed with each of these requirements in mind to maximize related performance. When combined with a Flexicon filler, Accusil tubing provides industry leading precision of ±0.5%, thereby reducing costly overfilling.

In addition to performance benefits, the correct tubing eliminates risks of contamination. Accusil is produced in a cleanroom ISO 14644-1 Class 7 environment to ensure pharmaceutical compliance, including full biopharmaceutical compliance with USP Class VI, Ph. Eur. 6.8 Chapter 3.1.9, ISO 10993, and FDA CFR 177.2600. Tubing is also double bagged to provide additional protection.

Accusil tubing is laser etched with part number, lot number, and use-by date for 100% traceability and is available in eight different sizes for filling 0.1mL to 250mL. Accusil is designed specifically to work with Flexicon’sPF6, PD12, FP50, FPC50, and FMB210 filling systems. Flexicon is the only global supplier that controls the manufacture of both the filling system and tubing for it. Therefore, the company can provide the diagnostic and biopharmaceutical industries with a fully integrated solution that allows for leading support in addition to maximum performance.

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