Machinery & Machining Tools

Catheter Forming Mandrels Durable, Non-Flaking and Pfoa-Free

August 25, 2016

A line of Teflon® 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 Natural® Grey Forming Mandrels feature a proprietary surface preparation process and a PFOA-free coating that will not flake, peel, or... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Royal CNC Expanding Mandrels meets diverse applications' needs.

June 29, 2016

With their modular design, CNC Expanding Mandrels cover 0.5–2.5 in. standard gripping range; options are available up to 25 in. This ID workholding system features sleeves that offer parallel expansion for maximum rigidity, and accuracy is ensured to 0.0005 in. TIR. Multiple mount styles and custom-machined drawtube connectors ensure simple, turnkey mounting on both main and subspindle applications. As alternative to gripping finished surface, ID gripping reduces risk of part damage. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Services

Stripping/Recoating Service renews fuse welding/tipping mandrels.

March 20, 2014

Forming Mandrel Strip and Recoat Service strips Parylene® and PTFE coatings from forming mandrels (0.020 in. dia and up) and applies PTFE Natural™ coating. Featuring smooth, anti-stick surface that withstands up to 300°C continuous, with excursions to 371°C, PTFE Natural-coated forming mandrels provide 0.05 coefficient of friction per ASTM-1894 to simplify catheter removal in fuse welding and tipping operations. Process enhances bonding surface while also prevents flaking and cracking. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Syneo and Vante to Display Fully Automated Catheter Tipping System

January 31, 2013

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.  The ATS couples Vante's Saffire ® RF tipping technology with the Syneo Accu-Feed tube feeding system. The end result is a fully automated... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Did You Know that ELT, Inc. Offers a Stocking Program for Expendable Tools? (Wiper Dies and Mandrels)

October 12, 2012

Here's how our typical program works:<4444>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... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

AddisonMcKee's 'Eagle' Muffler Solutions Make their Mark for Leading German Marques

December 15, 2011

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Six ONS Innovation Awards Nominations for Aker Solutions

August 26, 2010

19 August 2010 - The ONS Innovation Awards is one of the oil industry's most prestigious accolades. This year, six of Aker Solutions' technologies have been nominated by the ONS (Offshore Northern Seas) jury.<4444>"We provide solutions for the future with these six nominated technologies", says chief technology officer in Aker Solutions, Åsmund Bøe. "All of our innovation ability, technical... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Conical Mandrel Test BD3000

May 28, 2010

The Conical Mandrel Test BD3000 is a laboratory apparatus to bend coated test panels over a conical shaped mandrel in order to assess the resistance of a coating, paint or varnish, to cracking and/or detachment from a metal test panel under standard conditions.<4444>Application/areas Test apparatus used with wet and powder coatings in coatings in coating manufacturers laboratories and qc-labs... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

New Ultra Glide Tooling From Eaton Leonard Tooling Provides Long Life in Tough Environments

February 24, 2010

Vista, CA, February 23, 2010 - Eaton Leonard Tooling, Inc., a leading manufacturer of tube and pipe bender tooling, is pleased to announce the availability of a new process for mandrels called Ultra Glide. In development for over two years, this process has been shown to increase the life of existing aluminum bronze mandrels used in the rotary draw tube bending industry. This increased life... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Expanding Mandrel provides 0.0002 in. TIR accuracy.

May 14, 2009

Featuring sliding-jaw design with mechanical rotary mechanism for clamping workpiece, LeCount® 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 cylindrical grinding. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Superabrasive Honing Tools offer micron-level accuracy.

April 2, 2009

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 for use with metal-bond diamond or CBN superabrasives. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

AddisonMckee Raises the Bar on Component Repeatability via Introduction of Mandrel Bend Monitor

September 23, 2008

World-leading tube bending and endforming technology specialists, AddisonMckee, are now able to offer a highly advanced mandrel force monitor that can be specified as an optional extra with the company's latest tube bending machines, or retrofitted to many existing models. <4444>With an industry-wide reputation for reliability, repeatability and high precision, AddisonMckee has invested... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Forming Mandrels withstand excursions up to 700°F.

May 22, 2008

APC PTFE Natural® 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 550°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 and coating is applied from 0.00005-0.0008 in. thick with ±0.0001 in. final dia tolerance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hole Saw Mandrels feature quick change design.

April 25, 2007

Intended for professional contractors, Model DW1810 adapts 9/16-1 3/16 in. hole saws with 3/8 in. shank, while Models DW1803 and DW1805 adapt 1¼-6 in. hole saws with 7/16 and 3/8 in. shanks, respectively. Each provides tool-free hole saw changing capabilities that allow users to attach and release hole saws during various jobsite applications. Mandrels are also available in 8-piece plumber's kit, 8-piece electrician's kit, and 14-piece master kit. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Medical Extrusion Mandrel Wire aids in tubing production.

March 19, 2007

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 600°F service and is available in .010-.080 in. dia sizes with ±.0003 in. tolerance, depending upon size. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Forming Mandels can withstand temperatures up to 550°F.

July 3, 2003

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 550°F with excursions to 700°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 or from 0.127-1.52mm dia nitinol wire with ±0.00254 mm final dia tolerances. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Coated Mandrels help manufacture medical parts.

September 27, 2002

APC Teflon® Coated Mandrels have uniform, non-flaking coating that provides smooth, slippery surface which is chemically inert and withstands up to 500°F operating temperatures. Made from stainless steel or nitinol, mandrels are tested in accordance with ASTM-1894. Wire is grit blasted before Teflon® coatings are applied from 0.00005 to 0.0008 in. thick onto wire from 0.005 to 0.45 in. dia, with ±.0001 in. final dia. tolerances. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Coated Mandrels speed output of small diameter parts.

January 14, 2002

Teflon® 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 ±0.0001 in. Surface is chemically inert and can withstand up to 500°F. Mandrels exhibit 0.05 coefficient of friction when tested in accordance with ASTM-1894. Read More

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