The MM Kembla brand is renowned for producing the highest quality Kembla Copper Medical Gas Tube for medical gas supply, medical suction and gas supply to surgical tools across Australia, New Zealand, Asia & The Middle East. Kembla Copper Medical Gas Tube is available to 2 international standards including: AS/NZS 1571 as per AS2896 and BS EN 13348.

All Kembla Copper Medical Gas Tube is manufactured with the highest quality copper and unique manufacturing and cleaning processes for optimal internal cleanliness to ensure the safe and hygienic transmission of critical medical gas supply in hospitals, healthcare and aged care centres and surgical facilities.

MM KEMBLA
Australian & New Zealand Standard Copper Medical Gas Tube manufactured to AS/NZS 1571 as per AS2896

MM KEMBLA
British & European Standard Copper Medical Gas Tube BS EN 13348

Kembla Copper Medical Gas Tube manufactured to AS/NZS1571 as per AS2896

Kembla seamless copper tube manufactured to Australian Standard AS/NZS 1571 as per the requirements of AS2896 is suitable for use in medical gas supply, medical suction or vacuum lines and supply of gas to surgical tools. Utilising unique manufacturing and cleaning techniques, Kembla Medical Gas Tube is cleaned and capped and exhibits with superior carbon and internal cleanliness to prevent gas contamination, spontaneous combustion of residual lubricant and oxygen under pressure and maintain hygienic transmission to patients.

Available in sizes 6.35mm up to and including 101.60mm as “Hard Drawn” and bendable “Half Hard” 6 metre straight lengths, Kembla Medical Gas Tube meets the dimensional and cleanliness requirements of the Medical Gas Installation Code AS2896 and is the premier brand of medical copper tube used throughout hospitals and health care facilities across Australia.

  • Medical Gas Supply
  • Medical suction or vacuum lines
  • Gas supply to surgical tools
  • Backed by MM Kembla’s reputation for quality, reliability and service for over 100 years
  • 25 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
  • Manufactured to AS/NZS 1571 and strict MM Kembla internal quality standards and specifications to meet the requirements of Medical Gas installation code AS2896
  • Stocked nationwide for prompt delivery
  • Ability to handle high working pressures and extreme high and low temperatures
  • Contains no additives, volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) or pigments and synthetic compounds
  • Fire Resistant – Does not burn or support combustion, spread flame or emit toxic fumes during fire
  • Seamless Phosphorous Deoxidised Copper Tube, made of 99.90% Copper (Alloy C12200)
  • Available in sizes 6.35mm up to and including 101.60mm
  • Available as ‘Hard Drawn’ or (BQ) ‘Bendable Quality’ straight 6 metre lengths
  • Cleaned and capped with superior carbon and internal cleanliness to prevent gas contamination, spontaneous combustion of residual lubricant and oxygen under pressure and maintain hygienic transmission to patients
  • Total internal residue does not exceed 0.038g/m2
  • All sizes of Medical Gas tube have been designed to be suitable for vacuum or suction line applications
  • Half hard or bendable quality straight lengths can be bent using bending tools without applying additional heat.

Installation should be performed as per the Medical Gas System installation code AS2896:

  • During storage and handling of Medical Gas tube and fittings, particular attention must be given to keeping them clean and dry
  • All brazing alloys shall comply with B4 alloy designation as specified in AS1167.1
  • When brazing joints, commercial-grade carbon dioxide shall be used as an internal inert gas shield. Extreme care must be taken to ensure adequate ventilation, as high levels of CO2 are toxic and can cause suffocation
  • Tools use for cutting or reaming shall be kept free from oil or grease
  • Pipelines and fittings shall be selected to provide the required design flow of the entire health care facility
  • Pressure and contaminant testing should be performed on installed tubing before final approval and use of system

25 Years

MM Kembla’s manufacturing processes and quality systems are built upon over 100 years of experience in manufacturing copper tube in Port Kembla, Australia. An intensive ISO 9001 certified quality control system is applied to all MM Kembla AS 1432 copper plumbing tube to ensure all MM Kembla seamless copper tube is made from high residual phosphorous deoxidised copper classified as C12200 Alloy and conforms to AS1432 and Australian Watermark certification requirements.
MM Kembla warrants that if any installation using MM Kembla copper tube becomes defective or fails and MM Kembla is notified of the details and is satisfied that the defect or failure was a result of a manufacturing defect and not the result of faulty specification, installation or incompatible environment, MM Kembla will replace or repair the defective goods and make good the installation.

Kembla Copper Medical Gas Tube AS/NS 1571 as per AS2896 – Product Tables

Item Code
Outside Diameter (inches)Outside Diameter (mm)Wall Thickness (mm)Kg/6m lengthTemperSafe Working Pressure @ 55°C
T514351/4"6.350.810.76HARD DRAWN10270
T568473/8"9.520.911.32HARD DRAWN7455
T225271/2"12.700.911.81HALF HARD5460
T168705/8"15.881.022.56HALF HARD4860
T248133/4"19.051.023.10HALF HARD4010
T641737/8"22.221.224.35HARD DRAWN4120
T919521"25.401.224.97HARD DRAWN3580
T919791-1/4"31.751.226.28HARD DRAWN2835
T919951-1/2"38.101.227.59HARD DRAWN2350
T949432"50.801.2210.20HARD DRAWN1750
T880133"76.201.6320.49HARD DRAWN1555
T209234"101.601.6327.47HARD DRAWN1160

* Produced to AS1432 and cleaned and capped to AS/NZS1571

Other sizes available upon request

Kembla Copper Medical Gas Tube manufactured to BS EN 13348

Kembla seamless copper tube manufactured to British and European Standard BS EN 13348 is suitable for use in medical gas supply, medical suction or vacuum lines and supply of gas to surgical tools. Utilising unique manufacturing and cleaning techniques, Kembla Medical Gas Tube is cleaned and capped and exhibits with superior carbon and internal cleanliness to prevent gas contamination, spontaneous combustion of residual lubricant and oxygen under pressure and maintain hygienic transmission to patients.

Available in sizes 8mm to 159mm diameter in the equivalent wall thickness of ‘Table X” copper tube in “Hard Drawn” and bendable “Half Hard” 5.8 metre straight lengths. Specified throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, BS EN 13348 copper tube is the only copper tube specified in the Health Technical Memorandum 02-01 and ISO 7396-1, which dictate the current best practice for the installations of pipelines for compressed medical gas and vacuum systems.

  • Medical Gas Supply
  • Medical suction or vacuum lines
  • Gas supply to surgical tools
  • Backed by MM Kembla’s reputation for quality, reliability and service for over 100 years
  • 25 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
  • Certified under a Standards Mark Licence and test certificates provided for orders
  • Manufactured to BS EN 13348 and strict MM Kembla internal quality standards and specifications
  • Ability to handle high working pressures and extreme high and low temperatures
  • Contains no additives, volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) or pigments and synthetic compounds
  • Fire Resistant – Does not burn or support combustion, spread flame or emit toxic fumes during fire
  • Seamless Phosphorous Deoxidised Copper Tube, made of 99.90% Copper (Alloy C12200)
  • Available in sizes 8mm up to and including 159mm diameter
  • Available as ‘Hard Drawn’ or (BQ) ‘Bendable Quality’ straight 5.8m metre lengths
  • Cleaned and capped with superior carbon and internal cleanliness to prevent gas contamination, spontaneous combustion of residual lubricant and oxygen under pressure and maintain hygienic transmission to patients
  • Total internal residue does not exceed 0.02g/m2
  • All sizes of Medical Gas tube have been designed to be suitable for vacuum or suction line applications
  • Half hard or bendable quality straight lengths can be bent using bending tools without applying additional heat.
  • Cleanliness testing conducted by a certified laboratory using the combustion method as stipulated in EN 737

25 Years

MM Kembla’s manufacturing processes and quality systems are built upon over 100 years of experience in manufacturing copper tube in Port Kembla, Australia. An intensive ISO 9001 certified quality control system is applied to all MM Kembla BS EN 1057 copper plumbing tube to ensure all MM Kembla seamless copper tube is made from high residual phosphorous deoxidised copper classified as C12200 Alloy and conforms to BS EN 1057 certification requirements.

MM Kembla warrants that if any installation using MM Kembla copper tube becomes defective or fails and MM Kembla is notified of the details and is satisfied that the defect or failure was a result of a manufacturing defect and not the result of faulty specification, installation or incompatible environment, MM Kembla will replace or repair the defective goods and make good the installation.

Kembla Copper Medical Gas Tube BS EN 13348 – Product Tables

Item
CodeOutside Diameter (mm)Wall Thickness (mm)Weight
kg/5.8m lengthTemperSafe Working Pressure Annealed (kPa)*Safe Working Pressure as Supplied (kPa)
T118508.00.80.94HARD DRAWN811013850
T1186010.00.81.20HARD DRAWN636010860
T1190512.00.81.46HARD DRAWN52308940
T2094415.00.71.63HALF HARD35905440
T1427622.00.93.09HALF HARD31304740
T1431328.00.93.98HALF HARD24403690
T1421635.01.26.61HARD DRAWN24604200
T6359642.01.27.98HARD DRAWN20403480
T2197654.01.210.33HARD DRAWN15802700
T7404966.71.212.81HARD DRAWN12702170
T7860076.11.518.24HARD DRAWN14002390
T64437108.01.526.04HARD DRAWN9801670
T84303133.01.532.15HARD DRAWN7901360
T13547**159.02.051.18HARD DRAWN8901510

*Based on annealed temper after brazing for temperatures of 50°C
**BS EN 13348 Only specifies up to 13mm diameter. 159mm will be supplied as EN 1057 tube cleaned and clapped to BS EN 13348.