Category Archives: PTFE tubing

Demand for PTFE Coated Wire Causes Quality Problems

In our decades of experience in the tubing and wire industry, we have never seen the quality issues with PTFE coated wire that we have seen over the past eight months. Combining the strength and durability of stainless steel wire … Continue reading

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The Medical Device and Electrical Industries Use PTFE Tubing

PTFE tubing, or Teflon® tubing, is useful for a variety of applications and purposes in several industries, including the medical device and electrical industries. This type of tubing has low friction, good electrical insulation properties, is chemically inert, and satisfies … Continue reading

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PTFE Tubing Is Available in Standard and Custom Lengths

PTFE tubing provides several benefits when used for the appropriate environments and applications. It offers low friction, biocompatibility, and good electrical insulation. This product can also be used in place of metal tubing in creating guide wire assemblies. The tubing … Continue reading

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Several Industries Use PTFE Tubing for Various Purposes

Industries which use PTFE tubing include automobile manufacturers, chemical processing plants, medical equipment manufacturers and electrical supply manufacturers. The reason this kind of tubing is used by all of these industries is because of its useful properties. PTFE is able … Continue reading

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High Temperature Fluids Can Be Pumped Through PTFE Tubing

One application for PTFE tubing is to use for pumping high temperature fluids and lubricants through machinery. Since its melting point is over 600 degree Fahrenheit, the tubing will not melt as temperatures for most kinds of machinery and the … 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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PTFE Tubing Has Unique Properties Suited for a Variety of Applications

PTFE tubing is a fluoropolymer tubing, specifically polytertafluoroethylene, commonly known as Teflon® by Dupont. You can use this tubing for a variety of applications and purposes in various industries including medical and electrical fields. The tubing has unique properties which … Continue reading

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Test Wall Sizes of PTFE Tubing to Find the Size You Require

PTFE tubing is available in both standard wall and light wall sizes. The difference between these two types of tubing is in the wall sizes. A standard wall AWG size 1 has a wall size of approximately 0.020 inches, while … 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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PTFE Tubing Can Be Purchased by Itself or Already Assembled with Other Materials

Depending on how you intend to use PTFE tubing, you have different options available. In cases where you will be using it as a protective covering over wiring, used in healthcare devices, you can purchase the tubing already applied to … Continue reading

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