Tubes and hoses of many different types are typically used in industrial environments. One popular type of tubing that is used often in these environments is LDPE tubing. If you are wondering if this tubing will be a good choice in your own place of business, or if you are just curious about why it is so popular in so many industrial businesses, consider these reasons why LDPE is a popular favorite.
1. It's Very Flexible
Although there are some applications where more rigid tubing is preferred, you might generally like working with more flexible tubing when you can. After all, more flexible tubing is typically a whole lot easier to work with and install. Additionally, it's less likely to become damaged if it's jostled or moved around while it's in use. If you have been looking for a type of tubing that is flexible, then you will probably have a hard time finding anything that's as flexible and easy to work with as LDPE tubing.
2. It's Light in Weight
Another good thing about LDPE tubing is the fact that it's light in weight. If you are concerned about tubing being heavy and putting too much of a strain on your equipment because of its weight, for example, then you might have found that some tubing types are heavier than what you like. You can instead consider lightweight LDPE tubing. Plus, because it's so light in weight, it's easy for you and your employees to move around without worrying about it being too heavy, and you might even find that shipping costs are lower when you order it—even if you order it in a large spool—simply because the tubing is so light in weight.
3. It Doesn't Absorb Liquid
Since you are probably going to be using your LDPE tubing to transport liquids, then you might be worried about the possibility of the tubing actually absorbing some of the liquid that is supposed to simply pass through the tubing. After all, this is a concern with some types of tubing. Luckily, though, you don't have to worry about LDPE tubing absorbing liquid since it's resistant to this. Because of this, you don't have to worry about losing any fluids, nor do you have to worry about your tubing becoming discolored or damaged because of moisture absorption, which can be a more common problem in industrial settings than you might think.