Learn more about our food dairy grade tubing for the agriculture and dairy industry:
Discover why our Silicone Dairy Tubing stands out from the herd
The dairy industry demands a very specific type of tubing. As well as being highly flexible resilient and reliable, it must also have the hygiene properties to satisfy international food standards. With more than 52 years experience in manufacturing silicone rubber products and 25 years producing tubing for the dairy industry. We’ve perfected tubing that’s also easy to install, maintain and replace. Most importantly it’s superior performance helps improve the productivity of milking parlours. suraSil™DS tubing provides the high tear resistance and rebound properties it takes to stand up to rough treatment by cattle. It can also withstand temperatures as high as 220°C and as low as -60°C, performing for sustained periods without becoming brittle.
We manufacture our silicone dairy tubing using highly polished tooling. This creates an extremely smooth inner surface which prevents the buildup of produce solids and bacteria. Also the surface doesn’t crack or develop perished areas and is therefore easy to clean and sterilize. Helping reduce total bacteria counts. We formulate and mix all our silicone onsite following strict processing guidelines and using materials tested and approved by the FDA and WRAS.
If you’re still contemplating using conventional rubber rather than silicone, you’d be interested to know that silicone is over nine times more hygienic after 12 months use, than either conventional black rubber or PVC tubing. And with tighter dairy regulations, black rubber now has a much shorter operational life needing frequent replacement. In fact our silicone dairy tubing is four times more durable than conventional black rubber or PVC. So despite higher initial costs its longevity along with all the other hygiene and maintenance benefits makes it highly efficient and cost effective.
Our onsite laboratory is one of the best equipped in the industry. Here we develop formulate, mix and test all our compounds. We maintain this specialist approach on the production line where we have processing equipment dedicated to dairy tubing. We can make all our dairy tubing to order, usually within 10 working days.
So in conclusion, there are many reasons to choose suraSil™DS dairy tubing. Silicone is now widely recognized as the industry standard throughout Europe and the US. And our experience, buying power and technological and manufacturing resources ensure the highest quality, at attractive prices. Silicone Engineering, specialist in silicone since 1959.