Medical FEP Tubing: Workplace Safety Tips to Consider

May 30, 2020 by  
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Fluoropolymers such as perfluoroalkoxy alkane (PFA), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), and fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) are known for their use in many industries. These materials – specifically FEP – have outstanding properties, including superior elasticity, excellent UV resistance, and high thermal quality. [Read more]

A Closer Look at Tubing Pressure Specifications

May 28, 2020 by  
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Tubing systems are complicated mechanisms. Each industry and application requires certain types of piping set in a specific environment. You need to align several factors, so the processed substance efficiently flows through the network of hoses to its intended destination. [Read more]

Upsides of PTFE Cable and its Applications

May 26, 2020 by  
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One of the most amazing materials invented in the last century is the plastic called polytetrafluoroethylene or PTFE. This fluoropolymer is made of carbon and fluorine atoms, which have a unique molecular arrangement. Its distinct composition is the reason for its incredible properties. No wonder it’s a popular component in different products, such as Heat Shrinkable Dual Wall PTFE/FEPstrong and cable coating. [Read more]

Convoluted Tubing: What You Need to Know

May 23, 2020 by  
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Tubes are long, hollow, cylindrical objects made of glass, metal, or plastic. They’re designed for handling liquids or gases. They can also be used as a protective casing for wires and cables. [Read more]

Everything You Need to Know About Heat Shrink Tubing

May 20, 2020 by  
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Back in the 1900s, the discovery of synthetic plastics opened up ways to create materials that were unlike anything people have ever heard of before. One of them was heat shrink tubing, which was eventually invented by Raychem Corporation in the 1950s. It was a thin thermoplastic sheath that, when exposed to high temperatures, became smaller without melting. It took the shape of the object it surrounded and sealed itself in place. [Read more]

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