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Applied Plastics Co., Inc.
Forming Mandrel Strip and Recoat Service strips ParyleneÂ® andÂ PTFE coatings from forming mandrels (0.020 in.Â dia and up) and appliesÂ PTFE Natural™ coating. Featuring smooth, anti-stick surface that withstands up to 300Â°C continuous, with excursions to 371Â°C, PTFE Natural-coated forming mandrels provideÂ 0.05 coefficient of friction per ASTM-1894 to simplify catheter removal... Read More
PTFE powder coating service adds chemical and corrosion resistance to parts up to 2,000 lb. Electrostatically applied from 0.0002-0.025 in. thick depending upon coating and substrate, standard formulations include TeflonÂ® PTFE, FEP, PFA, TefzelÂ® ETFE, TeflonÂ® S, HalarÂ®, ECTFE, KynarÂ®, and XylanÂ®. Custom formulations can be provided if required. Surface preparation and subsequent... Read More
To achieve optimum release slip properties, Hypotube PTFE Coating Service applies thin, smooth coating of PTFE fluoropolymer to stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing with Â±0.0001 to Â±0.0004 in. tolerance. Service can be applied to spiral, skived, flared, crimped, ground, and slotted hypotubes; with marker bands at user-specified intervals. Finished hypotubes, available in green,... Read More
Capable of 500Â°F continuous and 600Â°F intermittent use, APC TeflonÂ®-Coated Nichrome Wire provides non-stick surface in variety of plastics and packaging processing applications. Product will outlast plain nichrome resistance wire and prevent melted plastic from building. Supplied on spools in standard 0.018, 0.020, and 0.036 in. sizes, wire is additionally suited for sealing, shrink... Read More
APC PTFE NaturalÂ® Fluoropolymer Forming Mandrels are manufactured from SS or nitinol wire and feature smooth, uniform fluoropolymer coating that will not flake. Medical-grade, gray forming mandrels are capable of 550Â°F continuous operation and exhibit 0.05 coefficient of friction per ASTM-1894. They are available in lengths up to 12 ft. Wires are stocked in sizes from 0.005-0.070 in. dia... Read More
Suitable for PTCA guide wire, catheters, needles, and other devices, PTFE Coated Nitinol Tube features lubricious coating while maintaining kink-resistant characteristics. It can be processed in sizes from 0.002 in. OD and up in lengths to 10 ft. PTFE coating can be applied with coating tolerances from 0.0001-0.0003 in. Available in green, grey, blue, and black, product can incorporate marker... Read More
Developed for motors, stators, and gyroscopes, Stacking and Coating Service holds lamination alignment to within Â±0.0005 in. and includes deburring and application of blue epoxy coating from 0.002-0.005 in. thick in one pass. Suited for laminations from 3/8-8 in. OD, smooth finished parts offer electrical resistance up to 1,000 V/mil and help prevent wire cuts and shorts. Metal laminations,... Read More
Used for extruding small-diameter medical tubing, Medical Extrusion Mandrel is silver plated copper wire with PTFE coating that allows over 25% elongation without flaking or failure. Anti-stick extrusion mandrel features 0.05 dynamic coefficient of friction and smooth, slippery surface. Developed to assure optimum tubing ID quality, chemically inert product withstands up to 600Â°F service and... Read More
PTFE Coating Service precisely applies PTFE onto OD of stainless steel or nitinol hypodermic tubes with 0.0001-0.0004 in. tolerance. Highly lubricious coating does not alter physical properties of tubing and is available in green, gray, black, and blue. Coating Service is suited for all hypotube variations including spiral, skived, flared, crimped, ground, and slotted types. Read More
Stacking, Laminating, Bonding, and Coating Service produces parts with electrical insulation to 2,000 V and up to 1,000 V/mil thickness, depending upon configuration. Process is capable of applying 0.002-0.005 in. thick coating in one pass that meets MIL specifications. It is designed for multi-laminate stacking, bonding, and coating of gyroscopes, small motors, and stators. Lamination alignment... Read More
Made from stainless steel or nitinol wire, APC PTFE Natural(TM) Fluoropolymer Mandrels feature uniform, non-flaking coating that provides smooth, anti-stick surface that withstands continuous temperatures to 550Â°F with excursions to 700Â°F. Exhibiting 0.05 coefficient of friction per ASTM-1894, mandrels are offered with release coatings in thicknesses from 0.00127-0.020 mm on stainless steel... Read More
APC TeflonÂ® Coated Mandrels have uniform, non-flaking coating that provides smooth, slippery surface which is chemically inert and withstands up to 500Â°F operating temperatures. Made from stainless steel or nitinol, mandrels are tested in accordance with ASTM-1894. Wire is grit blasted before TeflonÂ® coatings are applied from 0.00005 to 0.0008 in. thick onto wire from 0.005 to 0.45 in.... Read More
TeflonÂ® Coated Mandrels feature release coating applied in thicknesses from 0.00005 to 0.0008 in. onto stainless steel or nitinol wire from 0.005 to 0.045 in. dia. Final diameter tolerances are Â±0.0001 in. Surface is chemically inert and can withstand up to 500Â°F. Mandrels exhibit 0.05 coefficient of friction when tested in accordance with ASTM-1894. Read More
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