Elyria, Ohio, US-based Bee Valve Inc. now offers Santoprene dust caps and plugs in three sizes: 1 inch, 2 inch and 3 inch. The Santoprene fittings are designed to keep pipe and hose interiors clean while providing protection for mating adapters and couplers, particularly during transport. Caps come standard with stainless steel arms, pins and rings. Caps and plugs are provided in blue for easy identification.
Santoprene is a thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) made from a cross link mixture of EPDM rubber and polypropylene. This combination offers excellent flexibility and durability that are consistent with natural rubber. It is environmentally age resistant in both hot and cold extreme environments.
Bee Valve Inc. is a manufacturer of low-pressure fluid control and handling products and offers a complete line of ball valves, couplers, adapters, strainers and fittings; as well as gaskets, clamps, gauges and sealants.