Press Release Summary:
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 is available in .010-.080 in. dia sizes with Â±.0003 in. tolerance, depending upon size.
Original Press Release:
Medical Extrusion Mandrel Wire Speeds Small Diameter Tubing Production
A new mandrel wire for extruding catheter tubing and other applications requiring a smooth, biocompatible mandrel which has a low coefficient of friction is being introduced by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, MA.
Applied Plastics' Medical Extrusion Mandrel is a silver plated copper wire with a PTFE coating that allows over 25% elongation without flaking and failure for the purpose of extruding precise small diameter medical tubing. Featuring a 0.05 dynamic coefficient of friction, this anti-stick extrusion mandrel provides a smooth, slippery surface to permit faster production.
Developed to assure optimum tubing I.D. quality, Applied Plastics' Medical Extrusion Mandrel is available in .010" to .080" dia. sizes with ±.0003" tolerance, depending upon size. Supplied in continuous lengths on spools, it is chemically inert and can withstand up to 315°C (600°F) service.
Applied Plastics' Medical Extrusion Mandrel is priced according to size and quantity. Samples and price quotations are available upon request.
For more information contact:
Applied Plastics Co., Inc.
David Ring, Marketing
25 Endicott St. / P.O. Box 128
Norwood, MA 02062-0128
(781) 762-1881 FAX (781) 769-3349