Nitinol Tube has PTFE coating for medical applications.

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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 bands at user-specified intervals. PTFE coating service is available for all hypotube variations.



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PTFE Coated Nitinol Tube for PTCA Guide Wires, Catheters and Needles



A PTFE coating service for kink-resistant nitinol tube and stainless steel tube that are used in cardio vascular medical devices for arterial transfer is available from Applied Plastics, Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts.

Applied Plastics' PTFE Coated Nitinol Tube features a highly lubricious coating while maintaining the kink-resistant characteristics of the nitinol tube and can be processed in sizes from 0.002" O.D. up and lengths to 10 ft. Suitable for guide wire, catheters, needles, and other devices, the PTFE coating can be applied with coating tolerances from 0.0001" to 0.0003".

Available in green, grey, blue, and black colors, Applied Plastics' PTFE Coated Nitinol Tube can incorporate marker bands at user-specified inter-vals. This PTFE coating service is available for all hypotube variations including spiral, skived, flared, crimped, ground, and slotted types.

Applied Plastics' PTFE Coated Nitinol Tube is priced according to size and quantity. The firm can also source the tubing where required. Samples and literature 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
(781) 762-1881 FAX (781) 769-3349
e-mail: davering@appliedplastics.com
www.appliedplastics.com

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