Fre-Thane® 85A Multi-Bore Tubing
Freelin-Wade’s 85A multi-bore tubing is made with our proprietary Fre-Thane® polyurethane material, which provides superior flexibility with high abrasion and kink resistance. Best of all, our Fre-Thane® multi-bore tubing exhibits exceptional “memory”—it can be stretched and flexed to extremes, and will always return to its original shape.
What is Multi-Bore Tubing?“Multi-bore tubing” is tubing with two or more tubes, or bores, that are extruded together in a single piece; Freelin-Wade offers twin, triple, and quadruple tube multi-bore tubing. Our 85A multi-bore tubing is produced as a single extrusion, which provides a sturdier bond between the bores than multi-color ribbon (MCR) tubing. However, this process requires that all bores be produced in a single color.
Order Fre-Thane® 85A multi-bore tubing today, or contact Freelin-Wade for more information.
Literature and Additional Information
Fre-Thane® 85A Multi-Bore Tubing Specifications
- Temperature range: -40°F to 165°F (-40°C to 74°C)
- Vacuum rating: to 28” Hg
- Diameter tolerances: ±0.005”
- Tube markings: none
- Working pressure: 3:1 safety factor
- UV Stabilized
- Suggested fittings: barb
- Resin compliance: NSF61, meets UL94HB, USPVI
Color OptionsIf you require multi-bore tubing in multiple colors, please consider our 85A multi-colored ribbon (MCR) tubing.
Ether-Based vs. Ester-Based Polyurethane TubingThere are two basic types of polyurethane: ester-based and ether-based. Chemically, the two variations are very similar, with the only significant difference being the polyol alcohols used in their formulation. Ester-based polyurethane is less expensive than ether-based; however, it degrades far faster when exposed to moisture. Because of this, Freelin-Wade uses only ether-based polyurethane in the production of our Fre-Thane® multi-bore tubing.
The Polyurethane Multi-Bore Tubing ExpertsFreelin-Wade has been manufacturing polyurethane tubing since 1980, and it remains our flagship products today. Fre-Thane® tubing is our most versatile product, with more options and variations available, including 85A multi-bore tubing, than any other type of tubing.
Contact Us for Highly Flexible, Kink Resistant Multi-Bore Tubing
With its exceptional shape memory, high flexibility, and excellent kink and abrasion resistance, Fre-Thane® 85A multi-bore tubing is perhaps the best product of its type on the market today. Order the Fre-Thane® tubing you need, or contact Freelin-Wade to learn more.