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Polyethylene Tubing

Polyethylene Tubing (PE)

Colex International Polyethylene tubing has an excellent resistance to a range of chemicals ensuring its suitability for the conveyance of many substances.

PE tube is available in red, blue, natural and black in 30m coils from stock, other options are available subject to MOQ. Why not have a look at our custom manufactured Polyethylene page or contact us for more information.


  • Chemical lines
  • Food and beverage lines
  • Paint spray
  • Solvent lines
  • Low pressure pneumatic lines
  • Instrumentation
  • Laboratory uses

Features & Benefits

  • Suitable for food use
  • Durable
  • Flexible
  • Lightweight
  • Chemically inert
  • Plasticizer free
  • Does not impart taste or odour to contents

Chemical Resistance

Colex PE is resistant to most:

  • Solvents
  • Alkalis
  • Oils
  • Greases
  • Petroleum products
  • Fungi & moulds
  • Dilute acids (mineral & organic)


  • The raw materials used in the manufacture of natural PE tube have the following regulatory approval for use in food contact applications;
  •  90/128/EECUS/FDA21CFR, Section 177.1520,PAR.(C) 2.2




OD Tol's

Burst Pressure

Bend Radius



Polyethylene Tubing

4 x 2.5 mm

±0.10 mm

870 PSI / 60 bar

16 mm

0.22 kgs


Polyethylene Tubing

5 x 3 mm

±0.10 mm

942 PSI / 65 bar

19 mm

0.36 kgs


Polyethylene Tubing

6 x 4 mm

±0.10 mm

752 PSI / 50 bar

27 mm

0.44 kgs


Polyethylene Tubing

8 x 6 mm

±0.10 mm

507 PSI / 35 bar

48 mm

0.61 kgs


Polyethylene Tubing

10 x 8 mm

±0.10 mm

435 PSI / 30 bar

75 mm

0.79 kgs


Polyethylene Tubing

12 x 10 mm

±0.10 mm

362 PSI / 25 bar

108 mm

0.97 kgs

Further Details:

Colours: Natural, red, blue & black

Lengths: 30m coils

Temperature range: -35°C to +55°C, brittle point: -70°C

Construction: Manufactured from polyethylene material

Packing: Tyre wrapped and labelled

Printing: Part number, size, Colex works order number & a metre mark

Custom Manufacture: Alternative sizes, lengths & colours available subject to MOQ

Technical information for use as a guide only. All colours & lengths are subject to stock. Pressure values given are based on the short term burst pressure at 20°C . Any increase in temperature above 20°C will result in a decline in working pressure values.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the above information is accurate and correct, the conditions under which Colex products are used are beyond our control and therefore recommendations are made without warranty or guarantee. Colex reserve the right to change specifications without prior notice. © 1999-2009 Colex International Limited, UK. All Rights Reserved Worldwide. Please forward any questions or comments about this web site to our webmaster.