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Month: June 2015

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 …

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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 coefficient …

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Nichrome Sealing Wire Capable of 500°F Continuous Operation

A line of nichrome resistance wire that is coated with Chemours 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 …

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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® …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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Nichrome Sealing Wire Teflon® Coated to Prevent Sticking

A new line of nichrome resistance wire that is coated with Chemours 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 …

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