At work for our customers during COVID-19

To Our Valued Customers,

On Monday, March 23 Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker issued an emergency order requiring all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers and the public as of Tuesday, March 24th at noon until Tuesday, April 7th at noon. The state issued a list of designated businesses that provide essential services related to COVID-19.

Applied Plastics LLC is a supplier of components to medical device manufacturers and is considered a manufacturer necessary to the supply chain of medical devices and equipment. As a result, Applied Plastics is exempt from this order and will continue to operate at full production to service and support our customers with their ongoing healthcare operations.

The health and safety of our employees remains a top priority and we are complying with all local, state and government requirements for social distancing. As the number of cases continues to escalate, Applied Plastics is taking additional preventive measures including staggering of staffing schedules, increasing cleaning frequency, restricting meetings and emphasizing good practices of handwashing and sanitizing to stop the potential spread of the disease within our facilities.

Given the fluidity of this situation Applied Plastics will do everything possible to mitigate shipping delays understanding our critical role in the medical device supply chain.

We remain committed to providing the best quality and service possible. Please do not hesitate to reach out to any of the team or our sales partners with questions or concerns.

Best regards,

Tom Barrett


Applied Plastics LLC

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Superior medical devices require superior coatings.

Our proprietary PTFE Natural® coated mandrels offer unmatched benefits.


Low Coefficient of Friction

PTFE Natural® coatings provide a coefficient of friction generally in the range of 0.05 to 0.20, depending on the load and sliding speed.



PTFE Natural® coatings can operate continuously at temperatures up to 550°F and can be used for intermittent service up to 600°F with adequate ventilation.



Non-Stick Very few solid substances will permanently adhere to a PTFE Natural® coating. While tacky materials may show some adhesion, almost all substances release easily.



Chemical environments usually do not affect a PTFE Natural® coating. Only molten alkali metals and highly reactive fluorinating agents are known to affect this coating.



The proprietary PTFE Natural™ coating process enhances the substrate bonding surface to provide optimum lubricity without flaking or cracking.



Since PTFE Natural® finishes are both hydrophobic and oleophobic, cleanup is easier and more thorough.