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

Nitinol Forming Mandrels Kink-Resistant For Long, Small Diameter Tubing

A line of bendable, PFOA free Teflon® coated nitinol forming mandrels for fuse welding and tipping operations that withstands high temperatures is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics Nitinol PTFE® Natural Forming Mandrels are kink-resistant, making them ideal for fuse welding and tipping operations for long, small diameter medical tubing. ... Read More

Teflon® Coated Forming Mandrels Designed For Catheter Manufacturing

Teflon® Coated Forming Mandrels Designed For Catheter Manufacturing

A line of Teflon® coated forming mandrels for catheter fuse welding and tipping operations that are designed to optimize I.D. quality and production speed are available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, MA. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Forming Mandrels feature a smooth surface that provides a 0.5 dynamic coefficient of friction to prevent sticking, block tubing from shrinking, and ... Read More

Strip and Recoat Service Renews Fuse Welding and Tipping Mandrels

A new service for fuse welding and tipping mandrels that strips worn Paryleneand Tefon(R) coatings and applies PTFE NaturalTM coatings like new is being introduced by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics Forming Mandrel Strip and Recoat Service strips the old Parylene(R) and Teflon(R) coatings from forming mandrels and applied a new PTFE NaturalTM Coating.  ... Read More

Teflon® Coated Mandrels Help Assure Catheter I.D. Quality

Teflon® coated stainless steel or nitinol anti-stick forming mandrels that can be supplied cut-to-length for fuse welding and tipping operations are available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Extrusion Mandrels for producing small diameter catheter tubing allow over 25% elongation without flaking and failure.  Featuring a 0.5 dynamic ... Read More

Nichrome Sealing Wire Capable of 500°F Continuous Operation

A line of nichrome resistance wire that is coated with DuPont Teflon® to create a non-stick surface for all types of high-temperature sealing equip-ment is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. APC Teflon® Coated Nichrome Wire is suitable for use in a wide range of packaging, sealing, shrink-wrapping, plastic sheet- and Styrofoam cutting, and acrylic bending ... Read More

Teflon® Powder Coating Adds Chemical- and Corrosion-Resistance

A Teflon® powder coating service for all types of parts requiring chemical and corrosion-resistance, ranging from small components to large castings, is being offered by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Teflon® powder coatings are tailored to customer require-ments and include standard formulations such as Teflon® PTFE, FEP, PFA, Tefzel® ETFE, Teflon® S, ... Read More

PTFE Coated Mandrels Block Tubing From Shrinking

A full line of blockers coated with Teflon® (forming mandrels) that maintain tight tolerances on the inside diameter of catheter shafts is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Coated Mandrels are offered in stainless steel or nitinol to prevent sticking, block tubing from shrinking, and simplify catheter removal in fuse welding and tipping ... Read More

PTFE Coating Service for Stainless Steel and Nitinol Hypotubes

A highly precise PTFE coating service for stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing that does not alter the tubing’s physical properties is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Hypotube PTFE Coating Service applies a thin, smooth coating of PTFE fluoropolymer to stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing to achieve optimum release slip ... Read More

Extrusion Mandrel Features Biocompatible PTFE Coating

An extrusion mandrel for manufacturing and forming catheter tubing that provides a smooth, slippery surface to permit faster production is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Extrusion Mandrel is biocompatible and features a 0.5 dynamic coefficient of friction to provide a smooth, slippery surface which permits faster production. ... Read More