Tygon® History: Infographic

History of Tygon® Tubing

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  • 1939: The Tygon® idea is conceived.
  • 1944: Tygon® tubing debuts for use in I.V. sets, transfusions, drain, and wash applications
  • 1948: Tygon® R-3603 laboratory tubing emerges.
  • 1955: Tygon® (Norprene®) A-60-G is developed, benefitting the chemical processing industry.
  • 1958: Tygon® S-50-HL is created for open-heart surgery
  • 1961: Tygon® B-44-4X tubing revolutionizes milk processing technology
  • 1965: Tygon® B-44-3 technology is tailored to NASA’s life-dependent astronaut suits.
  • 1970: Tygon® S-54-HL Microbore tubing gains prominence for use as catheters for intravenous or intra-arterial infusion.
  • 1998: Tygon® Chemical, the first multi-layer pump tubing for cleaning chemicals, launches.
  • 2005: Tygon® LP-1100, the first low-permeation tubing product, launches.
  • 2012: Tygon® becomes the first manufacturer offering non-DEHP tubing to the food and beverage market.
  • 2017: Tygon® E-65-F, high performance pump tubing for the food & beverage market, launches.
  • 2020: Tygon® B-44-5X IB, the first braided tubing with all components meeting food and beverage compliance, launches.
  • 2021: Tygon® SPT-70-FB IB, the first silicone braided tubing from Minhang, China with all components meeting food and beverage compliance, launches.
  • 2022: Tygon® Ink 1000, the first tubing specifically targeting the digital printing market, launches.
  • The Future: Tygon® is delivering the best ideas today, of tomorrow.
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