Applied Plastics' PTFE Natural Extrusion Mandrels Ensure I.D. Quality of Catheter Tubing

Applied Plastics Co., Inc. is offering a broad range of Teflon® coated stainless steel or nitinol anti-stick forming mandrels that can be supplied cut-to-length for fuse welding and tipping operations.

Applied Plastics' PTFE Natural Extrusion Mandrels for producing small diameter catheter tubing allow over 25% elongation without flaking and failure.

Applied Plastics' PTFE Natural® Extrusion Mandrels for producing small diameter catheter tubing allow over 25% elongation without flaking and failure. Featuring a 0.5 dynamic coefficient of friction, this anti-stick extrusion, forming and tipping mandrel provides a smooth, slippery surface to permit faster production and help assure optimum catheter tubing I.D. quality.

Capable of withstanding up to 315°C (600°F) service and chemically inert, Applied Plastics' PTFE Natural® Extrusion Mandrels can be supplied precut in 0.010" to 0.070" dia. sizes with ±.0003" tolerance, depending upon size. Grit-blasted using a proprietary process before applying the release coating assures the coating will not flake or crack, claims the firm.

Applied Plastics' PTFE Natural® Extrusion Mandrels are priced according to size and quantity. Samples and quotations are available upon request.

About Applied Plastics Co., Inc.

Founded in 1954, Applied Plastics Co., Inc. is one of the original licensed industrial applicators of DuPont Teflon® finishes in the country and was one of the pioneers in the development of electro-statically applied powder coatings. Serving customers worldwide in virtually every industry, ranging from aerospace to medical, the company knows how to match the most appropriate coating and application technology to meet your precise finish requirements. They select the proper coating and manufacturing methods to optimize product performance and reduce costs. Most importantly, if a standard coating doesn't exist, they have the expertise and experience necessary to custom formulate your coating solution.

Applied Plastics Co., Inc. can coat parts to meet the most stringent aerospace, commercial, FDA, medical, and military specifications. As one of a select group of licensed DuPont Teflon® industrial applicators, with over 50 years of time-tested knowledge and experience, the firm is well qualified to provide you with a full range of coating solutions.

Source: http://www.appliedplastics.com

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