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A full line of PTFE coated 304 stainless steel forming mandrels offered in full and half sizes for manufacturing small diameter catheters are avail-able from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts.
Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Grey Forming Mandrels are made from 304 SS and feature a proprietary surface preparation process and a zero-PFOA PTFE coating that will not... Read More
A line of TeflonÂ® coated mandrels that will not flake or crack during catheter fuse welding and tipping operations are free of PFOA (Perfluorooctanic acid) is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE NaturalÂ® Grey Forming Mandrels feature a proprietary surface preparation process and a PFOA-free coating that will not flake, peel, or... Read More
With their modular design, CNC Expanding Mandrels coverÂ 0.5–2.5 in. standard gripping range;Â options areÂ available up to 25 in. This ID workholding system features sleeves that offer parallel expansion for maximum rigidity, and accuracy is ensured toÂ 0.0005 in.Â TIR. Multiple mount styles and custom-machined drawtube connectors ensure simple, turnkey mounting on both main and... Read More
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
West Palm Beach, FL - Syneo, the medical device solutions company, and Vante, the leader in catheter tipping equipment, will be displaying the first fully automated system for catheter tipping, the ATS, at the MD&M West tradeshow in Anaheim, California.Â The ATS couples Vante's Saffire Â® RF tipping technology with the Syneo Accu-Feed tube feeding system. The end result is a fully automated... Read More
Did You Know that ELT, Inc. Offers a Stocking Program for Expendable Tools? (Wiper Dies and Mandrels)Oct 12, 2012
Here's how our typical program works: We estimate what your yearly usage will be. Let's assume that you anticipate using 60 wiper dies in a year's time. This means you should use 60/10 (10 months which is a little buffer) or 6 wiper dies per month. We would set the min/max quantities at 6/12. The customer would either authorize this program using a letter of intent or they would issue a purchase... Read More
Global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of the world's finest tube bending and end forming technologies, AddisonMckee of Lebanon, Ohio, Brantford, Ontario and Bamber Bridge, UK, has been commissioned, operating under its renowned 'Eagle' brand name, to supply entirely new and rebuilt equipment to one of the world's largest exhaust manufacturers for use at its North Carolina facility.... Read More
(Fulton, N.Y.) - Equipment that supports energy efficiency and cost reduction will be the focus of Davis-Standard, LLC during the K Show, October 27 - November 3 in DÃ¼sseldorf, Germany. Davis-Standard, Hall 16, booth #A43, will highlight green technologies that offer greater energy savings, reduced scrap and improved processing for both extrusion and converting operations. This includes the... Read More
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Featuring sliding-jaw design with mechanical rotary mechanism for clamping workpiece, LeCountÂ® Type G Expanding Twist Mandrel provides optimal torsional and axial holding power, and wide expansion range to accommodate bore sizes from 1-3 in. Mandrel is suited for O.D. and face grinding operations where parts have smooth bore, as well as non-gear grinding process applications such as... Read More
Suited for manufacture of fuel injector bodies, hydraulic valves, gears, and small 2-cycle engines with bore size from 4-65 mm, MMT Metal-Bond Honing Mandrels are precision-machined, with body and feed wedge made from hardened tool steel. Tools produce accuracies of 0.000027 in. for diameter, roundness, straightness, and taper. They are optionally available in 1- to 12-stone versions, designed... Read More
The patented Instant Diameter Change (IDC) system can be retrofitted on most all makes of core cutters. (Neenah, Wis.) - Appleton's patented Instant Diameter Change (IDC) mandrel system can be retrofitted to most any vintage of Appleton core cutter to provide quick changeover between different core diameters. The IDC system adapts to different core sizes by using interchangeable sleeves and... Read More
(Milwaukee, WI...May 28, 2008) HAINBUCH America will unveil the new TOPlus hexagonal mineral cast chuck as well as feature several other recently-developed workholding technologies at IMTS08, in the West building (Tooling and Workholding Pavilion), hall F, at booth # 2973. In addition to the North American debut of the TOPlus, IMTS attendees can see HAINBUCH's new B-Top3 chuck, the HYDROK... 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
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
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