Polyethylene Tubing | Parker Series E | Metric Sizes

Instrument Grade – FDA, NSF Listed

 Parker Polyethylene Tubing Metric E Series


  • Made from 100% virgin resin material
  • Chemically resistant and flexible
  • 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


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

Minimum Bend Radius (mm)

E-6X1-0100 6 4 1.00 125 500 25
E-8X1-0100 8 6 1.00 100 400 38
E-10X1.5-0100 10 7 1.50 125 500 38
E-12X1.5-0100 12 9 1.50 100 400 63

Standard black is not NSF approved.

Maximum Working Pressure (bar)


  • 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

  • Metru-Lok™
  • Flow Control
  • Prestolok Brass
  • Prestolok Composite
  • Presomatic

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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