SOURCE: Applied Plastics Co., Inc.

Applied Plastics Co., Inc.

December 07, 2011 09:03 ET

Applied Plastics Provides a PTFE Coating Service for Stainless Steel and Nitinol Hypotubes

NORWOOD, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - Applied Plastics Co., Inc. has introduced a highly precise PTFE coating service for stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing that does not alter the tubing's physical properties. Finished hypotubes are chemically inert, bio-compatible, and can operate at up to 288°C.

Applied Plastics' Hypotube PTFE Coating Service applies a thin, smooth coating of PTFE fluoropolymer to stainless steel and nitinol hypodermic tubing to achieve optimum release slip properties. Capable of applying PTFE onto the O.D. of hypotubes with ±0.0001" to ±0.0004" tolerance, the finished hypotubes are available in green, grey, black, and blue colors.

Providing the high lubricity required for manufacturing a wide range of medical devices, the Applied Plastics' Hypotube PTFE Coating Service can be applied to spiral, skived, flared, crimped, ground, and slotted hypotubes; with marker bands at precise, user specified intervals.

Applied Plastics' Hypotube PTFE Coating Service is priced according to material, quantity, and special customer requirements. Samples, price quotations, and literature are available upon request.

About Applied Plastics Co., Inc.

Applied Plastics Co., Inc. was founded in 1954 and 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 electrostatically applied powder coatings. Serving customers worldwide in virtually every industry, ranging from aerospace to medical, the company knows how to match the most appropriate coatings 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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