Custom tight-tolerance Teflon® coated wire that is totally manufactured, cut, and straightened in-house for optimum quality control has been introduced by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts.
Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Coated extrusion wire and forming mandrels are custom manufactured in 0.001” to 0.070” dia. sizes with final diameter tolerances of ±0.0001” to ±0.0005”, depending upon diameter. Suitable for core wires, guidewires, stylets, and mandrels, these non-flaking coated wire products can be cut to length and straightened from 6” to 20 ft.
Supplied in volumes of millions of feet per year, Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Coated extrusion wire and forming mandrels exhibit 0.05 coeffic-ient of friction when tested in accordance with ASTM-1894. Manufactured by a proprietary process to enhance the bonding surface and prevent flaking, this PTFE Natural® Coated wire can be produced using stainless steel, nitinol, platinum and silver plated copper core wire.
Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Coated extrusion wire and forming mandrels are priced according to material, size, and quantity. Price quotations and samples 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