New compounds for drinking water sector also after 2021.

Waldkraiburg, 02.04.2019. It is though to combine regulatory requirements and higher productvity. KRAIBURG Pure, KRAIBURG´s highly efficient solution for the drinking water sector however manages to meet strict compliance- and efficiency requirements for processing environments.

Our new compound series for the drinking water sector which can be used also after the expiry of the transition period of the elastomer guideline, dated December 31, 2021.

Facts&Figures to our new compound series:

  • Hardness range: 50 to 85 Shore A
  • Can be processed in compression, transfer and injection moulding processes
  • Colour: black
  • W270, WRAS and ACS approval
  • UBA-ELL – Type test on 2 mm test plate
  • Formulation according to FDA §177.2600 ­positive list

KRAIBURG Pure compounds have received German, British and French drinking water certifications. In this context, the type test in accordance with the UBA Elastomer Guideline (for cold and hot water) was also initiated. In the future, this type test of our test plates is sufficient – in coordination with the test institute – as long as the finished components have similar dimensions or only a minimal surface that comes into contact with water.

Also, the formulation meets the requirements of the positive list for aqueous foodstuffs according to CFR 21 §  177.2600, “Rubber Articles Intended For Repeated Use” of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The series also features the same efficient rheometry of the current compounds for drinking water applications. In addition to high storage stability, which allows a minimum shelf life of at least 120 days (when stored in accordance with DIN 7716).