Saint-Gobain Introduces Sani-Tech SIB 3 Fusion Welding Tool New high-speed beadless fusion system for non-metallic piping featuring SIB^® technology Business Wire BRIDGEWATER, N.J. -- April 17, 2013 Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics proudly announces the introduction of the new Sani-Tech^® SIB^®3 high-speed fusion welding tool for the fabrication and installation of high purity water piping systems. Sani-Tech high-purity piping is used in the delivery of highly purified water including USP purified, USP WFI, and RO/DI. The new SIB 3 is reliable, compact, lightweight and easy to operate. It performs beadless welds in a fraction of the time and labor required by other available systems. The SIB ^ 3 is engineered to join either Sani-Pro^® K PVDF or Sani-Pro T polypropylene. Both of these high-purity materials meet or exceed USP Class VI and FDA 21 CFR 177.2510 or CFR 177.1520. Saint-Gobain’s unique SIB (smooth inner bore) technology features a smooth inner surface free of weld beads, crevices or intrusions and eliminates areas of particle entrapment and flow restriction. Sani-Pro K accommodates operating temperatures up to 80°C (175°F) and is the material of choice for pharmaceutical, high-purity chemical and semiconductor applications. Sani-Pro ^ T is extremely tough and durable and is an excellent choice for most moderate service applications. The PC-based SIB 3 system allows users to store and print weld cycle data for piping system validation. The programmed weld cycles are activated through a simple, easy-to-read touch screen. The lightweight, remote weld head enables welds to be made in limited access locations such as overhead installations. Cost-effective installation now enables systems owners to take full advantage of all the benefits of a non-metallic piping system, including reduced labor costs, maintenance costs and downtime. For more information on the Sani-Tech SIB 3 and the many other products offered by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, visit our website at biopharm.saint-gobain.com. Click here to view the Sani-Tech SIB 3 Fusion Welding tool. About Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, part of the Innovative Materials Sector of Saint-Gobain, is headquartered in Aurora, Ohio, and employs 4,400 people in 15 countries. It is a world leader in high-performance plastics, including flexible tubing applications, seals, coated fabrics, foams, polymer products and bearings. About Saint-Gobain Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials providing innovative solutions to meet the challenges of growth, energy saving and environmental protection. With 2011 sales of $54 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 64 countries and has nearly 195,000 employees. For more information, visit www.saint-gobain.com and www.saint-gobain-northamerica.com. Contact: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Craig Maki, 714-238-1337 Craig.R.Maki@saint-gobain.com
Saint-Gobain Introduces Sani-Tech SIB 3 Fusion Welding Tool
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