Instech Plastic Feeding Tubes

Instech Plastic Feeding Tubes

Many researchers have converted to the plastic feeding tube for the increased tubing flexibility which reduces trauma and performation and for the simplicity of a low cost, disposable device. These tubes feature medical grade materials designed to minimize the risk of interactions with test compounds. The tube is constructed of polypropylene which is the same material used in plastic syringes. The soft, bulb-shaped tip is fabricated from medical grade silicone (though virtually none of the tip is in the fluid path). The soft, bulb-shaped tip is designed to obviate inadvertent tube placement in the trachea and to reduce the risk of trauma and performation.

• Flexibility reduces risk of perforation
• Soft rubber tip minimizes trauma
• No labor-intensive cleaning/sterilizing
• Reduced risk of residual compound
• Reduced risk of cross-contamination
• Available in packages of 50 or 250

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
75-0266 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
22 ga x 25 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4453 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
22 ga x 25 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0267 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
20 ga x 30 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4448 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
20 ga x 30 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0268 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
20 ga x 38 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4449 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
20 ga x 38 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0269 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
18 ga x 30mm long, pkg. 50
72-4442 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
18 ga x 30 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0270 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
18 ga x 38mm long, pkg. 50
72-4443 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
18 ga x 38 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0271 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
18 ga x 50 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4444 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
18 ga x 50 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0272 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
18 ga x 75 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4445 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
18 ga x 75 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0273 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
15 ga x 78 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4446 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
15 ga x 78 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0274 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
15 ga x 100 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4447 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
15 ga x 100 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0275 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
13 ga x 90 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4450 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
13 ga x 90 mm long, pkg. 250
75-0276 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
13 ga x 150 mm long, pkg. 50
72-4451 Disposable Plastic Feeding Tubes,
13 ga x 150 mm long, pkg. 250
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Many researchers have converted to the plastic feeding tube for the increased tubing flexibility which reduces trauma and performation and for the simplicity of a low cost, disposable device. These tubes feature medical grade materials designed to minimize the risk of interactions with test compounds. The tube is constructed of polypropylene which is the same material used in plastic syringes. The soft, bulb-shaped tip is fabricated from medical grade silicone (though virtually none of the tip is in the fluid path). The soft, bulb-shaped tip is designed to obviate inadvertent tube placement in the trachea and to reduce the risk of trauma and performation.

• Flexibility reduces risk of perforation
• Soft rubber tip minimizes trauma
• No labor-intensive cleaning/sterilizing
• Reduced risk of residual compound
• Reduced risk of cross-contamination
• Available in packages of 50 or 250

Instead of using the solvents and glues used by other plastic feeding tubes, the manufacturing process insert molds the luer and the rubber tip directly to the tube. This method, though more costly, improves the bond strength of these connections and assures more consistent quality.

These feeding tubes are available in a variety of diameters and lengths to allow for use in most small laboratory animals.

The package of 50 contains 10 sterile pouches of 5. The package of 250 contains 50 sterile pouches of 5.

Specifications72-444272-444372-444472-444572-444672-4447
ColorPinkPinkPinkPinkBlueBlue
Gauge181818181515
ID Metric0.70.70.70.71.21.2
Length Metric3038507578100
MaterialMedical-Grade Polypropylene Luer and Tube, Medical-Grade Silicone TipPolypropylene tube, Silicone TipPolypropylene tube, Silicone TipPolypropylene tube, Silicone TipPolypropylene tube, Silicone TipPolypropylene tube, Silicone Tip
OD Metric1.21.21.21.21.81.8