Silicone Tubing for Laboratories

E Every laboratory handles fluid in some form, whether it is for media addition in fermenters, sample analysis instrumentation or more straightforward chemical transfer. In a great many of these applications, it is silicone tubing that is the standard material choice. Our Silicone tubing have been pumping 1000’s of chemicals in laboratories for many years and we are well aware of the importance of the reliability and quality of the silicone tubing used, both in our pumps and for transfer tubing.


  • Silicone Tubing is manufactured to extremely tight tolerances to guarantee bore/wall ratios and so consistent flow rates
  • Sixty standard bore sizes with custom sizes made-to-order in Silicone Rubber Tubing
  • Autoclavable or cold sterilised by ethylene oxide

More Silicone Tubing:

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.