Hydraflex Plumbing & Cooling

FleXprotect Information Sheet

Anti-Microbial Assemblies

Black Hytrel® Liner with Biomaster antimicrobial additive – Food quality, non-phthalate, flexible PVC inner in white – 1000 denier high tenacity polyester yarn reinforcement – Food quality, non-phthalate, flexible PVC cover – in white with Biomaster antimicrobial additive

Features & Benefits 

  • Does not use nano-silver technology 
  • Proven to inhibit the growth of bacteria by up to 99.99% Tested to ISO standard
  • Safe to use in medical, food and water applications 
  • The PVC and Hytrel® polyester elastomer materials are approved for food contact applications in Europe & USA 
  • Tested in accordance with BS6920 
  • WRAS approval for conveyance of cold and hot potable water up to 85°C 
  • Temperature range: -20°C to +55°C, occasional use up to +65°C, cold bend temperature –45°C 
  • Ideally suited for applications where a Non-EPDM hose is required
  • Effective for the lifetime of the product Proven to be effective against MRSA and VRE 

What is Biomaster Antimicrobial Protection? 

  • Biomaster is an antimicrobial silver-based additive added directly into tube liner and cover compound.
  • Biomaster protection is dispersed throughout the polymer, will not wash off and provides effective protection from the growth of unwanted bacteria.
  • In independent tests Biomaster has been proven to be effective against Pseudomonas, E.coli, Legionella and MRSA among many other harmful organisms and is especially effective where there is infrequent use of the water supply in warm conditions 
  • It has also been proven to remove over 80% of these bacteria in as little as 15 minutes and will potentially last for the life of the product.
FleXprotect Information Sheet
FleXprotect Information Sheet

Applications 

  • Hot and cold potable water connections to free standing machines 
  • Chemical & dosing lines 
  • Some liquid foodstuffs 
  • Water softeners 
  • Filtration systems

Chemical Resistance 

  • The liner has very good chemical resistance and will safely convey many chemicals & chemical solutions in water