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Why Tubing Measurement Methods Matter

Posted Nov 29, 2021

Without using a common inspection method, it’s possible that one party may consider parts to be conforming while the other party finds the same parts to be non-conforming. Learn More.... Read more

How Do You Cut and Deburr Tubes? - Tube End Preparation

How Do You Cut and Deburr Tubes? - Tube End Preparation

Posted Nov 04, 2021

Learn about the three primary ways we achieve an acceptable cut and deburred tube. All of which is done in-house, right here at Vita Needle. ... Read more

What is Hypodermic Tubing? - Hypo Tube Applications & Manufacturing

What is Hypodermic Tubing? - Hypo Tube Applications & Manufacturing

Posted Jun 01, 2021

Hypodermic needle tubing, also known as "hypo tube" or "medical grade needle tubing", is small diameter tubing intended for use in medical applications, although it can be used in ... Read more

How does the inside diameter of a tube affect flow rate?

How does the inside diameter of a tube affect flow rate?

Posted Apr 01, 2021

Occasionally, requests are made for specific flow rates in tubing produced by Vita Needle, and there are several variables that impact flow.... Read more

Annealed Stainless Steel Tubing

Posted Feb 01, 2021

Annealed tubing has been heat treated to remove internal stresses and increase ductility. In short, the annealing process softens the tube relative to cold worked (or “hard tempered”) tubing.... Read more

Stainless Steel Tubing for Fiber Optics - Stainless Steel Termini Sleeves

Posted Dec 10, 2020

At almost 90 years old, Vita Needle is looking toward the next 90. Learn more about how we supply to the Fiber Optics, Semiconductor and High-Speed Cable markets!... Read more

Stainless Steel Tubing End Conditions

Stainless Steel Tubing End Conditions

Posted Sep 21, 2020

We offer several types of end conditions on random length stainless tubing (micro, hypodermic, fractional and custom sizes). ... Read more

Why Choose 17-7 Stainless Steel for Your Tubing Application?

Why Choose 17-7 Stainless Steel for Your Tubing Application?

Posted Aug 27, 2020

17-7 stainless steel, otherwise known as 17-7 PH, UNS 177700 or AISI 631, is an alloy that exhibits good formability, minimal distortion upon heat treatment, and corrosion resistance.... Read more

Tubing Surface Finishes for Nickel Alloy and Stainless Steel

Tubing Surface Finishes for Nickel Alloy and Stainless Steel

Posted May 29, 2020

The outside diameter (OD) of random length stainless steel or nickel alloy tubing is typically offered in 3 finishes. ... Read more

Medical Grade Tubing

Medical Grade Tubing

Posted Mar 25, 2019

Vita Needles standard T.I.G. welded and plug drawn 304 stainless steel hypodermic tubing typically has no visible weld seam and can be made to tighter tolerances and with better concentricity than seamless tubing; it is the chosen material for the majority of customers in the medical industry.... Read more