Catheter Forming Mandrels Huge Inventory and Fuse Welding & Tipping

A full line of PTFE coated 304 stainless steel forming mandrels offered in full and half sizes for manufacturing small diameter catheters are available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Grey Forming Mandrels are made from 304 SS and feature a proprietary surface preparation process and a zero-PFOA PTFE coating that will not crack, flake, ... Read More

PTFE Coated Hypotubes Combine Lubricity And Durability

A PTFE coating service for stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing used in medical devices, without altering their physical properties, is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Coating Service applies a precise coating onto stainless steel and nitinol that provides optimum lubricity without flaking, cracking, or altering the tubing’s ... Read More

Catheter Forming Mandrels Durable, Non-flaking and PFOA-Free

A line of Teflon® coated mandrels that will not flake or crack during catheter fuse welding and tipping operations are free of PFOA (Perfluorooctanic acid) is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Grey Forming Mandrels feature a proprietary surface preparation process and a PFOA-free coating that will not flake, peel, or crack. ... Read More

Catheter Forming Mandrels Restored Fully by Strip & Recoat Service

A service for refurbishing damaged fuse welding and tipping mandrels used for manufacturing catheters that restores them to pristine like new condition is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, MA. Applied Plastics’ Forming Mandrel Strip and Recoat Service strips the old Parylene® and Teflon® coatings from fuse welding and tipping mandrels and applies a new PTFE Natural® coating ... Read More