Valco Instruments (Houston TX) offers new nickel-class tubing. According to the company, the product is now available with fused silica (FS) tubing, PEEK tubing, and polyimide-coated fused silica tubing. The fused silica tubing has a thick nickel coating applied to achieve a higher pressure rating. A thin nickel coating may also be used for resistive heating for fused silica tubing. Nickel-clad PEEK tubing comes in 1/32" OD (IDs of .002 to .015) and 1/16" OD (IDs of .002, to .040) permitting use of PEEK tubing up to 40,000 psi. The nickel-clad polyimide-coated fused silica tubing is available in 1/32” OD and IDs from 10µm to 250µm. The nickel-clad fused silica tubing with 1/32” OD is available in IDs from 10µm to 0.10”.
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