These gaskets are for Tri-Clamp® style fittings and come in a wide variety of materials to match your specific process needs. All gaskets meet USDA, 3-A and CGMP criteria. FDA Compliant. All silicone, EPDM, PTFE, and Viton® gaskets are animal-derived ingredient free and meet USP Class IV and cytotoxicity criteria. Contact Cole-Parmer for other sizes or materials.
Platinum-cured silicone is ideal for most pharmaceutical, food, and beverage processing applications. Odorless and tasteless to ensure media purity. May undergo SIP. Usable from -58 to 446°F (-50 to 230°C).
Viton offers excellent chemical resistance, especially to many acids and alkalies.
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Q:Are these gamma stable and to what specification?
A:These odorless, tasteless, non-toxic hygienic seals maintain product integrity and can be autoclaved, irradiated and gas sterilized. For SIP procedures, this gasket is suitable up to 30 psi at 123C.
Q:can this be certified as TSE free?
A:This item is TSE/BSE animal origin free. We can also supply a statement for this if needed once ordered.
A:Yes, these are autoclavable. 121C is a standard autoclave temperature.
Q:Are these measured using the inside diameter or the outside?
A:The gasket is actually made to fit a 3/4" sanitary connection. The ID (bore) of a 3/4" sanitary fitting is 5/8" and the OD of the flange is just under 1", or 63/64".
Q:Can clear silicone tri-clamp gaskets (.75in) be sterilized by autoclaving or ETOH treatment
A:Silicone can be sterilized by ETO or autoclave.
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