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You think Primochill, a company among many in a tiny niche market, has their OWN coolant factory, dye factory, and full-scale plastics plant that does polycarbonate injection molding, plastics CNC production, a die making division, and lines for continuous feed extrusions for tubing, a separate process line for anti-kink coils, worker bees, an IT department, sales and marketing, logistics and distribution and all the other stuff that selling products of such diverse manufacturing techniques requires- just to sell a handful of stuff to the few of us that actually water cool computers? Think about it. They either source their plastics from elsewhere, or they are a piddly little daddy's boy project division in a much, much larger corporation in the global economy.

Sorry, I don't have a link for critical thinking.

Tygon, on the other hand, is a division of Saint-Gobain, one of the largest plastics manufacturers in the world. They sell tubing in all corners of industry, and Tygon is just one small division. Compare the scale of the businesses, and tell me who you think manufactures their own tubing and who might just source theirs elsewhere because it is not economically feasible for them to manufacture each and every product they offer in-house. Not that they can't source their day-glow hose clamps to their custom specification from their 3rd-party manufacturer. That is not a judgment on quality, but I do know exactly where to find all of the engineering and application specifications and test ratings for the Tygon stuff.
     
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You think Primochill, a company among many in a tiny niche market, has their OWN coolant factory, dye factory, and full-scale plastics plant that does polycarbonate injection molding, plastics CNC production, a die making division, and lines for continuous feed extrusions for tubing, a separate process line for anti-kink coils, worker bees, an IT department, sales and marketing, logistics and distribution and all the other stuff that selling products of such diverse manufacturing techniques requires- just to sell a handful of stuff to the few of us that actually water cool computers? Think about it. They either source their plastics from elsewhere, or they are a piddly little daddy's boy project division in a much, much larger corporation in the global economy.

Sorry, I don't have a link for critical thinking.

Tygon, on the other hand, is a division of Saint-Gobain, one of the largest plastics manufacturers in the world. They sell tubing in all corners of industry, and Tygon is just one small division. Compare the scale of the businesses, and tell me who you think manufactures their own tubing and who might just source theirs elsewhere because it is not economically feasible for them to manufacture each and every product they offer in-house. Not that they can't source their day-glow hose clamps to their custom specification from their 3rd-party manufacturer. That is not a judgment on quality, but I do know exactly where to find all of the engineering and application specifications and test ratings for the Tygon stuff.
Considering my wife works for an aerospace company that has little over 50 employees does indeed manufacture, distribute, program, and engineer all of their products I don't see why another company cannot. Not to be rude, but I'm more than aware of Tygon's commercial applications, and I don't see how this fits into my question. Critical thinking or not, sometimes it behests us to provide when making statements that we are uncertain of.

While I concede that materials (and possibly their product) may come from another source, condescension isn't really warranted here.
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Theres also different kinds of tygon. Im using R-3603.
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