Translucent Milking tube 58 A8017

We are experts in manufacturing silicone products for a variety of industries in New Zealand and beyond, such as agriculture, appliances and construction.

We manufacture and supply a range of milk tubing. We compound our own silicone to our own unique formulations at our Christchurch, New Zealand manufacturing plant. We have been manufacturing silicone products for nearly 50 years.

Key features of EPL silicone tubing

  • Developed from our own range of high performing silicone products, designed specifically for use within the dairy industry.
  • High resistance to UV, ozone and weathering.
  • Extended tube life – silicone does not develop porosity to support bacterial growth as seen with conventional rubber tubing.

  • Formulated to deliver high-tear strength – 70% higher than some silicone products in the market.
  • Resists cracking, splitting and stays flexible down to -70°C.
  • Compliant to BfR recommendation XV European food grade standard.
  • Smooth bore, easily cleaned with conventional dairy cleaning methods and agents.

EPL laboratory and quality systems

We have been ISO 9001 registered since 1993. We now go beyond this standard, using Net Inspect to provide further transparency across our quality assurance process.

We have an in house testing laboratory where we test our silicone batches to ensure the best possible quality. Our Certificat of Compliance includes:

  • Elongation
  • Hardness
  • Dimension
  • Tension set
  • Weight loss

Our formulations are tested to meet the United States and Europe food grade certification.

  • Tested to BFR
  • Tested to FDA

Innovative custom development.

We’re experienced in helping shape new product design as well as improving on the existing. Talk to us about your requirements.