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Here at Flex Technologies, we believe in providing the best for our customers. Therefore, not only do we provide the best flexible silicone tubing and hoses for use in your applications, but we also offer in-house raw material testing so that you can both rest assured knowing the capabilities of the silicone tubing you are getting from us and so that you can test your own tubing right here. Below, we'll take a look at our in-house raw material testing capabilities. Shop our selection today! 

  • Specific Gravity. Specific gravity is the ratio between the density of an object and a reference substance. Since the specific gravity is characteristic to every substance, it can be used to compare substances for other qualities. 
  • Hardness. Hardness is the ability of a substance to resist being molded. It speaks to its strength. There is a standard test used so that all substances can be compared. 
  • Coolant Immersion. This is the process of transferring heat from a hot substance in order to cool it down. The warm liquid is usually passed over a heat exchanger connected to a radiator or fan. This is how air conditioners work and how CPUs are cooled. 
  • Oil Immersion. Oil immersion is used to increase the resolving power of a microscope by immersing the lens and the specimen in a transparent oil. This is used for viewing bacteria. 
  • Tensile Strength and Elongation. Tensile strength is the resistance of a material to breaking while under tension. Elongation is the amount of extension an object can take while under stress. 
  • Tensile Strength and Elongation at Break. Tensile strength measures the maximum amount of stress a material can withstand being stretched before breaking. Elongation at break or fracture strain is the percentage increase of a material before it breaks. 
  • Tear Strength. Tear strength is a measurement of the force required to tear a material. 
  • Modulus. The modulus of materials is the amount of strain a substance can absorb before it fractures.

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Flex Technologies is an industry leader in producing the highest quality silicone tubing and hoses for our customers who rely on its superior qualities for their operations. We test all of our materials (and yours) in order to both ensure it meets our high standards and so that you have the best possible information when fulfilling your silicone tubing and hoses needs. Our staff is committed to providing 100% customer satisfaction. We are available to answer your questions with regards to our products. Our products adhere to the strict product quality standards of ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016. Our engineers are here to help you with your custom silicone tubing and hose design needs. We can meet your specifications, so you have the products you need. Let us know how we can help, and shop our selection today!

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