Compared with rubber tube, silicone tube has better physical and chemical properties and is more widely used in high-end medical fields.
Silicone tube has the resistance to high and low temperature (-60 ℃ ~ 200 ℃), environmental protection, non-toxic, excellent heat-resistant oxygen aging, ozone aging, resistance to light aging and weathering aging, soft, arc-resistant, corona-resistant performance.
Silicone tube 100% completely non-toxic, tasteless, performance: cold and high temperature. Harmless, non-toxic and tasteless;
Rubber tube main performance: rubber tube has non-toxic, environmental protection, physiological inertness, UV resistance, ozone resistance, high and low-temperature resistance (-8 to 300 degrees), high transparency, strong resilience, compression resistance permanent non-deformation, oil resistance, stamping resistance, acid and alkali resistance, wear resistance, combustion, voltage resistance, electrical conductivity, and other properties.
We can compare the difference between the silicone tube and rubber tube from the following aspects
1. Flexibility and resilience
Flexibility and flexibility are generally determined by the physical properties of the tube, while silicone tubes have a wide range of flexibility, which can be controlled by the addition of different substances.
The physical and chemical properties of the silicone tube are stable, so its life can be said to belong, while the rubber tube may be due to chemical properties, there is a shelf life, use to a certain time will need to be replaced.
3. Working temperature
Silicone hose is the working temperature is -60-300 degrees Celsius, rubber hose to add some substances after the temperature can be higher, so this point of view, rubber hose has some advantages.
4. Noise and vibration
The stable physical properties of silicone hoses dictate that they remain relatively low in noise and vibration, while rubber hoses are not inferior in this regard.
The silicone tube can be customized in a variety of colors and shapes to look more beautiful, so customers can make whatever they need!
The physical properties of silicone hoses are colorless and odorless, while rubber hoses have some odor, which gives them a distinct advantage.
7. Application range
Silicone tube is suitable for: small appliances (coffee pot, kettle, iron, rice cooker, deep fryer, sterilizer water dispenser, pulp machine, toaster, gas appliances, water heater, etc.) and electronics, automotive, medical and other mechanical products supporting.
The scope of application of rubber tube: supporting electrical appliances, electronics, furniture equipment, toys, hardware, medical equipment, sporting goods, stereo, lighting, machinery, automotive, and other industries.
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