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PTFE TUbing


PTFE Liners •Our PTFE tubing expands the capability of our medical tubing, allowing us to combine physical properties of multiple materials into one high-performance product. PTFE has one of the lowest coefficients of friction against ...

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PTFE Liners
•Our PTFE tubing expands the capability of our medical tubing, allowing us to combine physical properties of multiple materials into one high-performance product. PTFE has one of the lowest coefficients of friction against any solid.
•Our liners are typically built with a wall thickness = 0.0005" to 0.001".
•We can supply tubing with the PTFE liner or provide an etched OD PTFE on a mandrel for catheter building at your facility.
•ETO sterilization is required with PTFE liners.


PTFE Composites
•Our unique process of incorporating fluoropolymers with Polyimide provides excellent mechanical properties while reducing the coefficient of friction.
•PTFE Composite Tubing can withstand gamma and e-beam sterilization.
•PTFE Composite can be applied to the ID and/or OD.


Coefficient of Friction
•Both PTFE composites and ultra-thin PTFE liners reduce the coefficient of friction:


Coefficient of friction:
◦Pure PTFE = 0.1
◦PTFE composite = 0.3
◦Polyimide = 0.5

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