Silicone Tubing for Print Industry

The print industry is under constant pressure to produce higher quality print and images ever more quickly and competitively. Flexographic and gravure printing which use solvent and water-based inks, coatings and adhesives, and UV-setting varnishes demand 100% reliability and fast changeover between runs. Peristaltic pump tubing and Silicone Tubing direct from Gecko Optical.


Our Silicone Tubing is used in a very wide range of applications, including:

  • Silicone Tubing for yeast harvesting in breweries
  • Silicone Tubing used for dispensing and transferring ingredients, fillings and flavourings
  • Silicon Rubber tube is used for metering liquid ingredients
  • Feeding spray systems for flavourings and colourings
  • Dispensing finished products including juices and soft drinks
  • Transferring and pumping yoghurts and sauces with fruit or other solids

We offer a wide range of Silicone Tube materials to ensure chemical compatibility with your pumped fluid. Reliability and long life will yield production benefits and reduce maintenance costs year after year.

Our Silicone Tubing is made from 100% silicone elastomer. It is environmentally friendly and unlike its plastic alternatives, releases no toxic fumes when disposed of by incineration.

Gecko Optical is one of the largest suppliers of Silicone Tubing in Australia.

Silicon Tubing is extremely flexible and has excellent memory characteristics.

Silicon Tubing is ideal for many applications. Silicon tubing has been developed for consistent quality providing dependable performance.

Silicone Rubber Tubing (VMQ), meets the following standards:

  • BGA XV, FDA § 177.2600, DAB 10, Ph.Eur.2.Edition
  • Test for cytotoxicity according to SOP 9.11.10, EN 30993-5,12
  • Durometer 55 Shore A
  • Temperature range -60°C to +200°C, short periods up to +260°C

Silicone tubing is now available from Gecko Optical here in Perth, Western Australia, we despatch to anywhere within Australia. NSW, Victoria, Queensland, ACT, South Australia, NT & Tasmania.

Please contact us for trade competitive pricing.