Monthly Archives: April 2013

Thin Wall Stainless Steel Tubing Uses the Same Gauges as Other Stainless Steel Tubing

Not only is it important to select the right gauge but also the right wall thickness when using stainless steel tubing. For instance, thin wall stainless steel tubing with a gauge size of 12 has the same otter diameter of … Continue reading

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Fluid Filtration Is a Common Use for Nylon Mesh Screens

One of the more common uses of nylon mesh screens is for fluid filtration. As liquids pass through the mesh screens particles of various sizes are removed from the fluid to make it as pure as possible. The amount of … Continue reading

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PTFE Tubing Is Not Designed to Be Shrunk like PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing

It is important to remember PTFE tubing is not the same thing as PTFE heat shrink tubing. While both products do use Teflon® in their construction they perform and behave differently. Heat shrink tubing will reduce in size around the … Continue reading

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The Automotive Industry Uses Hypodermic Tubing

One type of business where you often find hypodermic tubing being used is the automotive industry. This type of tubing is used to deliver the precise amount of fluid materials to different locations during vehicle assembly processes. For instance, glues … Continue reading

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Teflon® Heat Shrink Tubing Is Also Called PTFE Shrink Tubing

Teflon® heat shrink tubing is another name given to PTFE shrink tubing. Teflon® is the brand name given to polytetrafluoroethylene which is a synthetic material. Specifically, PFTE is a fluoropolymer made from tetrafluoroethylene. Teflon® has several properties that make it … Continue reading

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Filtration Systems Often Include Woven Nylon Mesh

Filtration systems rely on the ability for liquids or air to be able to pass fully through the system. As the liquid or air enters the system it often passes through a series of different filtration stages. At each stage … Continue reading

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You Can Purchase Blunt Needles in Different Lengths and Gauges

Blunt needles are the result of combining hypodermic tubing and polypropylene luer hubs. These needle assemblies are available in different gauge sizes as well as needle lengths. The gauge and length you require does depend upon the actual types of … Continue reading

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Bundle and Hold Wires in Place with PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing

Bundling wires together can be accomplished by using PTFE heat shrink tubing. The process could involve cutting piece of tubing to size and first applying it to the individual wires. Once each wire has its own tubing on it, they … Continue reading

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Use Stainless Steel Hypodermic Tubing to Apply Enamel to Pressed Metals

One manufacturing process which uses stainless steel hypodermic tubing is applying enamel to pressed metals. The recesses created from metal stamping can be filled in with colored enamel and baked. Hypodermic tubing allows precise measurements of liquid enamel in order … Continue reading

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Polyester Mesh Is Better Suited to Some Applications Due to Its Properties

The types of properties found in polyester mesh make it more suitable for certain applications than polypropylene or polyamide mesh. For instance, polyester has a higher softening point and melting point than the other two kinds of mesh. Polyester also … Continue reading

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