Aflex products are all manufactured in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management Systems independently assessed and registered by The British Standards Institution (BSI).
Bioflex Ultra meets the requirements of EN 16643 (SC), which include the electrical and electrostatic requirements of hose assemblies.
Aflex Hose Ltd manufactures PTFE flexible hose for the automotive industry in accordance with TS16949 and is assessed and certified by The British Standards Institution (BSI).
Aflex Hose Ltd have been successfully assessed to the requirements of ISO 14001, by the British Standards Institution (BSI). By gaining this accreditation Aflex Hose Ltd are demonstrating our commitment to reducing our impact on the environment.
Natural and Antistatic PTFE Hose Liners, Platinum Cured Silicone Rubber Covers (White and Clear) and EPDM Rubber Cover (Blue) have been independently tested in accordance with USP protocols and are found to conform to the requirements of USP Class VI Chapter <88>.
Natural and Antistatic PTFE Hose Liners now also meet the more stringent USP Class VI and ISO 10993-6,10 and 11 guidelines at 121˚C (250˚F) with a “no reaction” classification.
Natural and Antistatic PTFE Hose Liners and Platinum Cured Silicone Rubber Covers (White and Clear) have also been tested in accordance with USP protocols and are found to conform to the requirements of USP Class VI <87>, the L929 MEM Elution Test and are considered non-cytotoxic.
Natural and Antistatic PTFE Hose Liners have now been further tested and have passed the more stringent USP Class VI and ISO 10993- 5 guidelines at 121˚C (250˚F).
Natural and Antistatic (Carbon filled) Externally Convoluted Smoothbore PTFE hose has been tested in accordance with USP Physicochemical Test for Plastics and found to meet the criteria of the following reference: USP34, NF 29, 2011. Monograph <661> Containers, Physicochemical Test-Plastics.
The Materials used to manufacture the natural PTFE Tube liner conforms to FDA 21 CFR 177.1550, and the antistatic PTFE liner conforms to FDA 21 CFR 178.3297.
Bioflex Ultra hose assemblies accredited to 3-A Sanitary Standards are identified within the product brochure.
Aflex Hose Natural and Antistatic PTFE Hose Liner Tube has been independently tested in accordance with BPSA recommendations, and found to be satisfactory.
Copies of the Test Report are available for specific assessments to be made.
To special order only, Aflex Hose are able to supply hose with a special rubber cover which is compliant with the requirements of BS EN 45545, DIN 5510 and NFF 16101 specifications.
Most of the major pharmaceutical manufacturing companies in the world have audited and/or approved Aflex Hose as a Hose Supplier.
Aflex has been assessed by The British Standards Institution (BSI) and found to comply with the Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU (European Community) Conformity Assessment Module D1, approved to CE Mark applicable hose products, accompanied by a Hose Usage Data Sheet, and a Declaration of Conformity.
Available for hose assemblies for components used in Gas Zones 1 & 2 and Dust Zones 21 & 22,
Available for all the hose or hose assembly components.
Are available for all products.
Bioflex Ultra hose samples have been tested and approved to SAE J1737 for Automotive Fuel Hose applications.
Each assembly is pressure tested to 2.0 times maximum working pressure before despatch, and pressure test certificates can be supplied.
BK Grade Bioflex Ultra hose assemblies are “Fire Resistant”. If DRC-300 is added at both ends, the assemblies are upgraded to “Fire Proof”.
Manufactured in compliance with Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 - on materials and articles intended to come in to contact with food, Commission regulation (EU) No 10/2011 - relating to plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and Regulation (EC) No 2023/2006 - on good manufacturing practise for materials and articles intended to come in to contact with food.