SOURCE: Applied Plastics Co., Inc.

Applied Plastics Co., Inc.

October 23, 2012 08:54 ET

Applied Plastics Delivers Teflon® Forming Mandrels Fast to Avoid Line Shutdowns

NORWOOD, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 23, 2012) - Applied Plastics Co., Inc. has introduced a line of non-flaking, high temperature-resistant forming mandrels that are in-stock for immediate delivery, to help prevent production line shutdowns.

Applied Plastics' PTFE Natural™ Non-Flake Forming Mandrels can withstand 288°C continuous temperatures, with excursions to 371°C, for manufacturing small diameter extruded tubing, formed rubber bladders and similar products. Providing a 0.05 coefficient of friction per ASTM-1894, these anti-stick small diameter forming mandrels are in-stock for same day delivery to avoid line shutdowns.

Featuring diameter sizes from 0.127 to 1.77mm and numerous half sizes, Applied Plastics' PTFE Natural™ Non-Flake Small Diameter Forming Mandrels can be supplied in cut lengths to meet specific customer requirements. Available bonded to stainless steel or nitinol wire, they are manufactured using a proprietary grit blasting process to enhance their bonding surface and prevent flaking.

Applied Plastics' PTFE Natural™ Non-Flake Forming Mandrels are priced depending upon size and quantity, with delivery from stock. Free samples and literature 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.

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