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Uses for fluoropolymers in healthcare

Uses for fluoropolymers in healthcare

Without fluoropolymers, many of today’s most innovative medical procedures would not be possible. Thanks to their durable, non-porous, yet smooth structure, they have made a significant impact on the healthcare industry. In the 90 years since their discovery, fluoropolymers have been used to coat medical devices and have played a vital role in the production of life-saving implants, tubes, and surgical tools.
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Seven Most Common Fluoropolymer Coatings

Seven Most Common Fluoropolymer Coatings

Interested to know which are the most common fluoropolymer coatings used in manufacturing? Here’s a quick summary, and read on for more details about the ways they are applied: PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) FEP (Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene) PPS (Polyphenylene Sulfide) PVDF (Polyvinylidene...

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Fluoropolymer Uses in 3D Printing

Fluoropolymer Uses in 3D Printing

Fluoropolymer or PTFE is a commonly used material in filament-based 3D printers. This compound helps protect and insulate any wires in printed products. Its resistance to bonding with other materials makes it sought after for chemical manufacturing in a wide...

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The basics of heat shrink tubing

The basics of heat shrink tubing

Heat shrink tubing, also referred to as electrical shrink tubing, is used to protect individual components of an electrical array from abrasions or environmental factors – such as moisture, abrasions, dust and/or exposure to sharp objects – that can damage...

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The Benefits of Working with an American Manufacturer

The Benefits of Working with an American Manufacturer

When looking for a manufacturer that will provide you with quality, savings, and a quick turnaround, it’s important to consider where the facility is located. Although many companies are moving overseas in search of cheaper production and labor costs, it...

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