You can buy FEP teflon lined Tygon tubing in the same OD sizes as regular Tygon tubing. You get the flexibility of Tygon tubing and the cleanliness and low friction coefficient of teflon. Whether it stays clean depends on your application but the FEP lined tubing will stay cleaner longer.
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On Jul 25, 2012, at 3:13 , Monk, Stephen M. wrote:
> Our Tygon tubing between our laser sample cell and ICP-MS gets really dirty and requires frequent replacement. Has anyone tried Teflon tubing and if so, does it stay cleaner longer?
> Mark Monk
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