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

Medical Extrusion Mandrel Wire Speeds Small Diameter Tubing Production

A new mandrel wire for extruding catheter tubing and other applications requiring a smooth, biocompatible mandrel which has a low coefficient of friction is being introduced by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, MA. Applied Plastics’ Medical Extrusion Mandrel is a silver plated copper wire with a PTFE coating that allows over 25% elongation without flaking and failure for the purpose of ... Read More

Teflon® Forming Mardrels Delivered Fast to Avoid Line Shutdowns

Non-flaking, high temperature-resistant forming mandrels that are in-stock for immediate delivery, to help prevent production line shutdowns, are available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural™ Non-Flake Forming Mandrels can withstand 288°C continuous temperatures, with excursions to 371°C, for manufacturing small diameter extruded ... Read More

Teflon® Coatings Brochure Describes Formulations and Application Methods

A new brochure that provides an overview of typical products coated by this firm, describes formulations, coating methods, and provides examples of coated medical-grade wire, forming mandrels, and hypotubes is being offered by Applied Plastics Co, Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts, U.S.A. The Coatings Brochure from Applied Plastics, one of the original licensed industrial applicators of DuPont ... Read More

Small Motor Stack and Coat Service Permits Smoother and Tighter Wire-Winding

A stacking, laminating and coating service for small motors, stators and gyroscopes that permits smoother, more densely populated wire-winding is being offered by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Stacking, Laminating, and Coating Service holds lamination alignment to within ±0.0005” and includes deburring and selective coating from 0.002” to 0.005” thick ... Read More

Extrusion Wire and mandrels with Teflon® coating used as manufacturing aid for Cardiovascular Catheters

A line of extrusion wire and forming mandrels with Teflon® coating used as manufacturing aid only for cardio-vascular catheres, balloons and related devices where a clean inside diameter is absolutely critical, is available from Applied Plastics Company Inc, of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Extrusion Wire is fabricated using a proprietary etching process that eliminates flaking and ... Read More

Electrostatic powder spray coating creates tough, corrosion-resistant finish

An electrostatic powder spray coating service that can refinish valves and related components to resist salt spray, chemicals, and abrasion is being offered by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ Electrostatic Powder Spray Coating Service features a gun that sprays positively charged powders onto a negatively charged part which is then cured in an oven at up ... Read More

PTFE coated hypotubes lubricity assures easy arterial transfer

A PTFE coating service for stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing used in medical devices, without altering their physical properties, is being introduced by Applied Plastics Co, Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Coating Service precisely applies PTFE onto the O.D. of stainless steel or nitinol hypotubes with 0.0001” to 0.0004” tolerance. Featuring a smooth, highly ... Read More