What is clear vinyl tubing used for?

Clear vinyl tubing is an economical option used for the low-pressure transfer or draining of water, air, dishwashers, washing machines and spas, sinks, showers and bathtubs, laboratory tubing, or to transfer soaps, mild chemicals, and acids (NOT designed for petroleum fluids).

It is a light, smooth, crystal clear tubing that allows a full view of the materials being conveyed.

Our clear vinyl tubing is a non-toxic tubing made from virgin materials manufactured with RoHS compliant compounds and meets REACH.

The hardness of clear vinyl tubing has a Shore A 73 durometer rating; we also offer a 68-70 durometer for specialty applications where a softer tubing is required.

There are many different types of vinyl tubes available. This is a good thing. It means you can find the right option for you whether you’re looking for vinyl tubes for the air, vinyl tubes for air conditioning, or specialty products like vinyl tubes for sewage.

  • Withstands a variety of conditions.

  • Do not rust or corrode.

  • Electrically nonconductive.

  • Helps to prevent fires by providing natural resistance to combustion.

  • Odorless, tasteless and nontoxic.

Clear Vinyl Tubings
pvc clear vinyl tubing

Clear Flexible Vinyl Tubing

Clear flexible vinyl tubing is a top choice for many home repair and upgrade projects. People often use clear vinyl tubes for non-potable water for dishwashers, washing machines, and spas. However, this kind of tubing can also be used for potable water like sinks, showers, and bathtubs.


  • Low-pressure applications with low volumes.

  • Use chemicals, gases, and liquids.

  • You can monitor flow and see clogs immediately.


  • Washing machines

  • Dishwasher inlets

  • Drain hoses

  • Spas

  • Bathtub jets

  • Evaporative coolers

  • Fish tanks

  • Backyard ponds

  • Water gardens

Things to Consider:

  • Made from non-toxic PVC compounds.

  • Available in diameters from 3/16 inch to 2 inches.

  • Polyester braiding withstands higher pressures with resistance to corrosion and abrasion; available in 1/4-inch to 2-inch diameters.

  • Durable and resistant to clogs, ultraviolet light, and ozone.

  • Inhibits algae growth.

  • Generally sold in 3/8-inch diameter rolls.

  • Blends in underwater.

Color: Vinyl tubing is available in a wide variety of colors to blend in with the background.

How is Clear Vinyl Tubing to be produced?