ScanTube has been a member of the Optinova Group since August 2015. Since 1971 we have been producing plastic hoses and profiles in fluoroplastics, thermoplastic polymers and thermoplastic elastomers and have manufacturing facilities on the Åland Islands (Finland), Thailand and the USA.
Our distribution companies are located in Finland, Sweden, the USA and Germany. ScanTube GmbH maintains stocks of standard fluoropolymer hoses in its warehouse. We work with a number of general agents in other countries, and this qualifies us as a global supplier.
Our products are FDA compliant and satisfy the requirements of the RoHS directive and the REACH regulation. Our medical-grade products also have USP Plastics Class VI approval.
ScanTube has UL approval and is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485. We also supply FEP, PFA and PTFE hoses with NSF-51 approval.
ScanTube manufactures exclusively products from high-quality fluoroplastics such as PTFE, FEP, PFA, PVdF, ETFE and E-CTFE. These fluoropolymers are normally associated with trademarks such as Teflon®, Tefzel®, Kynar®, Solef®, Neoflon®, Fluon®, etc. The outstanding properties of these fluoroplastics include:
high chemical resistance, temperature resistance from -200°C to +260°C, corrosion resistance, low friction coefficient, good electrical insulation, no water uptake, UV resistance, non-flammability, high purity (no harmful aromas), physiological inertness, non-toxicity
ScanTube offers a wide range of products:
miniature hoses with internal diameter from 0.10mm to industrial hoses with internal diameter 120mm. Wall thicknesses are available between 0.1mm and 5mm. Also in AWG sizes to ASTM and UL. Hoses are naturally coloured as standard. However, one-colour, two-colour and striped hoses are available on request.
10 colours available. Ring markings can be provided if required. Printing onto hose is available if required.
Hose manufacturing, multilumen tubes, co-extruded hoses, radiopaque hoses, moulded hoses and hose sections, high-performance packing cords in stretched PTFE, Coltex PTFE flat sealing strip with or without adhesive strip, tested by BAM and DVGW.