Applied Plastics nitinol forming mandrels for welding and tipping

Applied Plastics Co., has introduced a line of bendable, PFOA free Teflon coated nitinol forming mandrels for fuse welding and tipping operations that withstand very high temperatures. Applied Plastics Nitinol PTFE Natural Forming Mandrels are kink-resistant, making them ideal for fuse welding and tipping operations for long, small diameter medical tubing. Featuring a smooth surface with

Helix Medical acquires silicone tubing portfolio

Helix Medical LLC has acquired the silicone tubing product line of W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore). Effective immediately, Helix Medical will supply Gore’s existing pharmaceutical and biotech customers with GORE Silicone Tubing and GORE Reinforced Silicone Hose for fluid transfer and peristaltic pump operations. “This acquisition is a strategic expansion of our successful

New PVC reduces stress cracking

A breakthrough in PVC technology now makes it possible for rigid PVC to replace polycarbonate (PC) in clear medical components such as connectors and check valves, obtaining comparable strength and clarity while reducing or eliminating the stress cracking that often occurs in PC at the interface with flexible PVC components such as tubing. Teknor Apex