Polyethylene Tubing | Parker Series E | Fractional Sizes

Instrument Grade – FDA, NSF Listed

 Parker E Series Polyethylene Tubing, Fractional Sizes

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  • Made from 100% virgin resin material
  • Chemically resistant
  • High molecular weight resin provides increased dimensional stability, uniformity and long-term strength
  • Economical system solution


  • FDA compliant for food contact
  • ASTM D-1693 (10% IGEPAL) for stress crack resistance
  • NSF-51
  • NSF-61

Sizes and Specifications

Part Number


Part Number (Black)

Tube O.D. (in) Tube I.D. (in) Average Wall Thickness (in) Working Pressure (psi, at 73°F/23°C) Minimum Burst (psi, at 73°F/23°C)

Minimum Bend Radius (in)

E-43-XXXX EB-43-XXXX 1/4 .170 .040 120 480 1.00
E-53-XXXX EB-53-XXXX 5/16 .187 .062 145 580 1.13
E-64-XXXX EB-64-XXXX 3/8 .250 .062 125 500 1.25
E-86-XXXX EB-86-XXXX 1/2 .375 .062 90 360 2.50
E-108-XXXX EB-108-XXXX 5/8 .500 .062 70 280 4.00

Standard black tubing is not NSF approved.

Available Colors Maximum Working Pressure (psig)
 Parker E Series - available colors Parker E Series Pressure Chart 


  • FDA, NSF-51 and NSF-61 compliant black polyethylene tubing is also available
  • E Series natural and colored tubing meet FDA, NSF-51 requirements for food contact applications and NSF-61 for potable water
  • Resistant to environmental stress cracking exceeding that of ordinary polyethylene tubing as measured by ASTM D-1693 (10% IGEPAL)
  • All tubing conforms to ASTM D-1248, Type I, Class A, Category 4, Grade E5
  • The recommended operating temperature range for service at rated pressures with compatible fluids is -80°F to 150°F (-62°C to 66°C)

Use with The Following Parker Fittnigs

  • Compression
  • Compress-Align
  • Poly-Tite
  • Hi-Duty
  • Fast & Tite
  • Flow Control
  • Prestolok Brass
  • Prestolok Composite
  • Liquifit
  • TrueSeal
  • Dubl-Barb
  • Prestomatic
  • SAE Cartridge

A tube support should be used with this tubing for maximum holding power where end loading, vibration or pressure spikes may occur. See compatibility chart for plastic tubing with fittings.


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