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          Steam-Thru Connections

          Steam-Thru® Connections allow a quick and easy sterile connection between biopharmaceutical processing equipment and disposable bag and tube assemblies. The single-use design saves time and money by eliminating unnecessary cleaning procedures and reducing validation burden associated with reusable components.

          Steam-Thru Assembly Steam-Thru II Assembly Steam-Thru Best Practices
          Features Benefits
          Innovative three-port design Allows a true steam-through SIP process which eliminates "dead legs" and the need for laminar
          flow hoods
          Patented valve design Allows sterile connection and disconnection and permits high media flow rate
          Thumb latch/Tear-away sleeve Secures valve position, provides visual indicator of process stage
          Industry standard terminations Speed connect to the process equipment and connect to popular sizes of flexible tubing
          ADCF-free materials Meet BSE/TSE requirements
          Pressure:  
          Steam Position: Up to 30 psi, 2.1 bar (Steam-Thru)
          Up to 35 psi, 2.4 bar (Steam-Thru II)
          Flow Position: Up to 20 psi, 1.4 bar
             
          Temperature:      
          Steam Position: Up to 266°F (130°C) for 60 minutes (Steam-Thru)
          Up to 275°F (135°C) for 60 minutes (Steam-Thru II)
          Flow Position: 39°F to 104°F (4°C to 40°C)
          Typical Flow Rate: Cv=4.5 max (see graph below)
           
          Materials:
          Connection: Polysulfone (amber tint), USP Class VI, ADCF
          Seals: Silicone (clear), platinum-cured, USP Class VI, ADCF 
          Tear-away sleeve: Polyethylene or polycarbonate, ADCF
          Tubing sizes: 3/8" to 1/2" ID (9.5mm to 12.7mm ID) hose barb (Steam-Thru)
          3/8" to 1/2" ID (9.5mm to 12.7mm ID) hose barb and 3/4" sanitary (Steam-Thru II)
             
          Sterilization:  
          Gamma: Up to 50 kGy gamma irradiation
          Autoclave: Up to 129°C (265°F) for 60 minutes, up to two cycles
          (applies to part numbers STC1700500-STC1700800 and STC2020000-STC2021000)
          SIP process: Up to 266°F (130°C) for 60 minutes (Steam-Thru)
          Up to 275°F (135°C) for 60 minutes (Steam-Thru II)
               
          STC Water FlowSTCII Water Flow
          Steam-Thru Process
          Steam-Thru II Process
          WARNING: Pressure, temperature, chemicals and operating environment can affect the performance of couplings. It is the customer’s responsibility to test the suitability of Colder products in their own application conditions. Use the graph above as a guide.
          straight-through Cv~4.2 - 4.6 (Steam-Thru)
          Cv~5.2 - 8.0 (Steam-Thru II)

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