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

Fluoropolymer Forming Mandrels Withstand 700°F Excursions and Won’t Flake

A line of medical-grade forming mandrels which feature a uniform fluoro-polymer coating that will not flake, for manufacturing small diameter parts, is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. APC PTFE Natural® Fluoropolymer Forming Mandrels are made from stainless steel or nitinol wire and feature a smooth, uniform fluoropolymer coating that will not flake.  Capable ... Read More

PTFE Coated Nitinol Tube for PTCA Guide Wires, Catheters and Needles

A PTFE coating service for kink-resistant nitinol tube and stainless steel tube that are used in cardio vascular medical devices for arterial transfer is available from Applied Plastics, Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Coated Nitinol Tube features a highly lubricious coating while maintaining the kink-resistant characteristics of the nitinol tube and can be processed in ... Read More

Motor Stator Stacking Service Applies Blue Epoxy Coating

A motor stator stacking service that maintains precise lamination alignment and applies a consistent thin blue epoxy coating for electrical insulation is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Stacking and Coating Service precisely holds lamination alignment to within ±0.0005” and includes deburring and the application of blue epoxy coating from ... Read More