Monthly Archives: August 2013

Several Industries Use Polyester Mesh for Different Applications

Polyester mesh is manufactured from various polymers, with polyethylene terephthalate being the most common. There are natural occurring polyesters and some synthetic compositions which are biodegradable. However, most of the synthetic types you find are not biodegradable. As a result, … Continue reading

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PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing Provides Protection to Electrical Components, Wires and Cables

There are several different benefits gained by sealing wires and cables within PTFE heat shrink tubing. First, this type of tubing provides excellent electrical insulating properties. Next, the tubing creates a solid sealed barrier to prevent moisture, liquids or other … Continue reading

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Use Storage Containers to Keep Your Stainless Steel Hypodermic Tubing Clean

When selecting stainless steel hypodermic tubing for your applications, you need to make sure it satisfies your specific requirements for the intended application. Whether you order the tubing in bulk, or use or secondary finishing operations for customizations, such as … Continue reading

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DuPont® Developed Teflon® Heat Shrink Tubing

Teflon® heat shrink tubing was developed by DuPont®. It is a synthetic material derived from a fluoropolymer called polytertafluoroethylene, useful for a wide variety of applications and purposes. You may have also heard of this type of tubing being called … Continue reading

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Industrial and Medical Applications Rely on Super Elastic NiTinol Wire

Industrial and Medical Applications Rely on Super Elastic NiTinol Wire There are two different categories of NiTinol wire available for a variety of applications and purposes. One type is shape memory, because the wire has the ability to return to … Continue reading

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A Variety of Industries Use Blunt Needle Assemblies

A blunt needle is used for a variety of dispensing needs and solutions in many industries, including electronics, pharmaceutical, automotive, arts, hobbies, crafts, aquarium, fishing, pest control and more. These needles come in different lengths, gauges, and wall sizes to … Continue reading

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How to Help Extend the Life of Nylon Filter Mesh

There are things you can do in order to extend the life of your nylon filter mesh when used for certain applications. Your filtration system needs to be inspected on a regular basis. During this inspection, turn it off, access … Continue reading

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FEP Shrink Tubing Is Available in Different Shrink Ratios

It is important to select the right type of FEP shrink tubing to match your own requirements and applications. This kind of tubing is available with different shrink ratios, which influence the recovered size once it has been shrunk. You … Continue reading

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Information to Remember When Ordering Hypodermic Tube

Gauges are used as the measurement of the diameter for hypodermic tube. Unlike other measurements, where the size increases proportionate to the number, gauges actually decrease in diameter as the number increases. It is important to remember this when you … Continue reading

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Thin Wall Stainless Steel Tubing Is Customizable to Fit Your Applications

Thin Wall Stainless Steel Tubing Is Customizable to Fit Your Applications  Certain types of applications may require using thin wall stainless steel tubing in place of regular walled tubing. For example, for operations where fluids are being passed through the … Continue reading

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