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

Nichrome Sealing Wire Teflon® Coated to Prevent Sticking

A new line of nichrome resistance wire that is coated with DuPont Teflon® to create a non-stick surface for use at high temperatures is being introduced by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. APC Teflon® Coated Nichrome Wire provides a non-stick surface in a variety of plastics and packaging processing applications and is capable of 500°F continuous and 600°F intermittent use. ... Read More

Teflon® Powder Coatings Applied to Pumps, Mixers and Tanks

A full range of electro-statically Teflon® powder coatings applied to flow components requiring specific properties such as corrosion-resistance are available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Teflon® Coatings are ideally suited for application onto pumps, mixers, tanks, valves and related components requiring chemical- and corrosion-resistance.  All ... Read More

PTFE Coated Mandrels for Fuse Welding and Tipping

A line of medical-grade, precision PTFE coated stainless steel or nitinol forming mandrels that are designed for manufacturing stent delivery systems is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied PTFE Natural® Coated Mandrels are non-flaking and provide a smooth anti-stick surface that can withstand up to 288°C continuous, with excur-sions to 371°C.  Designed ... Read More

Stainless Steel and Nitinol Hypotubes PTFE Coated to Precise Specifications

A PTFE coating service for stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing used in manufacturing a wide range of medical devices is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Hypotube PTFE Coating Service precisely applies PTFE onto the O.D. of stainless steel or nitinol hypotubes with consistent thicknesses ranging from 0.00005” to 0.0005” thin with ... Read More

Teflon® Powder Coatings Bio-Compatible and Chemical-Resistant

A full range of Teflon® coatings that can be electro-statically powder coated onto a wide variety of components, devices, and housings to achieve bio-compatibility, chemical- and corrosion-resistance and other properties are available from Applied Plastics, Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Teflon® Coatings are suitable for enhancing the finish on parts ranging from under an ... Read More

Teflon® Coatings Web Site Describes Products, Services and Formulations

A new web site featuring the capabilities of one of the original licensed industrial applicators of DuPont Teflon® finishes in the United States is being introduced by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. The Applied Plastics Web site describes the products and services provided by this firm which has over 50 years experience applying Teflon® finishes.  Featured products are ... Read More

Teflon® Coated Extrusion Wire Improves Cardiovascular Catheter Manufacturing

A line of medical-grade Teflon® coated extrusion wire and forming mandrels for manufacturing cardio-vascular catheters, balloons, and related devices, where a clean inside diameter is absolutely critical, is available from Applied Plastics Company, Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Teflon® Coated Extrusion Wire is fabricated using a prop-rietary etching process that eliminates ... Read More