Monthly Archives: February 2013

Supply Specifications and Drawings When Obtaining Secondary Operations on Straightened Wire

The type of straightened wire you require for your applications may also require secondary operations. Secondary operations include precision bending, cutting, cleaning, and wire forming. You should include a list of your specifications, as well as drawings, when you require … Continue reading

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Certain Types of Automated Equipment Is Built with Hypodermic Tubing

Hypodermic tubing can be used along with dispensing valves to build automated equipment, such as a DNA microarray dispensing machine. Dispensing valves help separate the parts which get wet, from the areas of the equipment which need to stay dry. … Continue reading

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Use Depth Allowances to Help Select Stainless Steel Machine Screws

You will need to know the maximum depth allowances when using stainless steel machine screws with certain products. The depth allowance can be used to determine the length of screws required. Using screws that are longer than the depth allowance … Continue reading

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A Blunt Needle Is a Needle with an Unsharpened Tip

A specific type of tip with an unsharpened tip is called a blunt needle. This type of needle requires a small amount of pressure in order to be inserted into various materials or through the skin. Using this type of … Continue reading

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You Can Use FEP Shrink Tubing in Locations Exposed to Direct Sunlight

FEP shrink tubing is ideally suited for use outdoors or in locations where it is exposed to direct sunlight. FEP has properties which makes it resistant to the UV rays of the sun. This type of tubing can be used … Continue reading

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What Can You Do With Hypodermic Tube?

You can do a variety of things with hypodermic tube, in both medical and industrial settings. While best known as part of hypodermic needles, used in healthcare, this tubing is not just limited to this purpose. This tubing can be … Continue reading

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The Properties of PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing Make It Useful for Several Applications

PTFE heat shrink tubing has several different properties which makes it suited for a variety of applications and purposes. This type of tubing is resistant to heat, provides corrosion protection, provides electrical insulation, and has a low friction coefficient. Several … Continue reading

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Review General Properties of Nylon Filter Mesh to See If It Is Suited for Your Application

Nylon filter mesh is a monofilament, woven nylon, with various mesh opening sizes available. Nylon is a good general purpose mesh suited for most applications. You should review the general properties of nylon to ensure it will be suited for … Continue reading

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Purchase Straightened Wire in Large Lengths to Save Money

You can save money on straightened wire by purchasing it in larger sections. Since the wire does not have to be cut to specific sizes, it reduces the cost of each piece. The amount of savings you experience will depend … Continue reading

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PTFE Tubing Has a Wide Working Temperature Range

PTFE tubing can be used for a variety of purposes, functions and applications. The temperature range of Teflon makes it suited for demanding processes, and extreme conditions. It can handle temperatures ranging from as high as 500 degrees Fahrenheit to … Continue reading

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