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Re: [IP] tubing

Michelle Rands wrote:
> I just switched over to the silhoette and i have noticed little lines in
> the tubing running the length of the tubing about an eighth of an inch
> long all the way around the tube in several spots on the tubing...not
> being able to inspect it close up i assumed it was residue from the
> adhesive they use to wrap around the tubing in the packaging...then i
> thought it was an eighth of an inch bubble bubble but it didn't move
> during a bolus...come to find out it these little lines...I am wondering
> if this was a manufacturing error or if this was due to several
> crimpings?...it does not seem to be leaking... always the
> detective...Michelle Piper at email @ redacted

It's the lining in the tubing coming loose from the outside flexible
wall of the hose. The lining protects the flexible poly hose from the
insulin, but is fairly often delaminated because it has been bent 
just right. Not a damaging effect, it just doesn't look good, but they
still work.

Ted Quick
email @ redacted
Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/