Properties of PEEK and Stainless Steel tubing

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A small program is available, which calculates the volume per length unit and vice versa. For an explanation click here, where you also can run or download the HPLC tubing calculator.

 

Chart for choosing the right PEEK tubing

PEEK color code

red yellow blue orange green grey
internal diameter (mm) 0.13 0.17 0.25 0.50 0.75 1.0
volume per meter (L) 13.3   49.1 196.4 441.8  
length for 1 L (cm) 7.53   2.04 0.51 0.23  
maximum pressure (bar)

350

350

350

350

280

140

pressure drop per meter (bar); water as eluens

           
F = 0.1 mL/min 2.4   0.02   0.002  
F = 0.5 mL/min 11.9   0.87   0.011  
F = 1.0 mL/min 23.8   1.74   0.021  
 

Volume chart for stainless steel tubing

tubing ID (inch) volume
L/cm L/inch
0.005 0.13 0.32
0.010 0.51 1.29
0.015 1.14 2.90
0.020 2.03 5.15
0.025 3.17 8.04
0.030 4.56 11.58
0.040 8.11 20.59
0.060 18.24 46.33
0.070 24.83 63.06
0.085 36.61 92.99
 
last update: augustus 11, 2007