FluoroMed®

Permanently Bonded Low Friction PTFE Coatings

Wire and cord coatingsHere at SSG, we apply low friction coatings that are permanently bonded and only seek to add properties that are beneficial to your products. When any of our coatings are being added to your products, we guarantee that they will be applied with uniform thickness length to length and part to part.

This guarantee comes from our ability to precisely measure coating thickness and other important properties through the use of our state-of-the-art measurement devices.

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Permanently Bonded Medical Low Friction Coatings

Any coating process that occurs in our labs has our stamp of approval as well because SSG designs and builds our own application machinery and testing devices. When using any of our low friction coatings, you can be confident in knowing that your products are in the hands of the most capable, well-trained, and tedious applicators in the industry. Our main priority is to return your products properly coated and in better condition than when we received them.

Key Features of FluoroMed® Low Friction Coatings

Medical grade FluoroMed® low friction coatings offer biocompatibility along with a low CoF. The specialized properties created by these coatings have spearheaded the next generation of innovative medical devices that include the following benefits:

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  • Tight and Consistent Tolerances - SSG applies PTFE coatings to a thickness of .00015” (.0038mm) to .001” (.0254mm) with tight tolerances of ± .0001 to .0002” (.0025 - .005mm)
  • Uniform Coverage and Precision Masking - High volume production coating work processed using state-of-the-art automation equipment assuring uniform coating coverage from lengthto-length and part-to-part.
  • Ultra Accurate; State-of-the-Art Measurement Devices - Digital and mechanical micrometers, tensile measurement and ISO test protocol equipment. Fully-equipped measurement capabilities utilizing Mitutoyo, Laser Mike, Keyence digital, CCD Micrometers with full laboratory calibration. Full certification and traceability to the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
  • In-House Fabrication and Robotics - SSG designs and builds automated robotic application machinery and testing devices.
  • Rapid Prototype Turnaround - Fully staffed prototype and custom coating department for rapid turnaround of prototype coated parts.
  • Color Availability - We offer 6 different PTFE colors as well as custom colors upon request.

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  • PFOA-Free - All of our coatings at SSG are PFOA-Free
  • Acid-Free - SSG also offers acid-free PTFE coatings
  • Antimicrobial - All of our PTFE coatings have the option of having antimicrobial properties per your request.
  • Nitinol - We offer a line of PFOA / Acid-free PTFE coatings with a cure of 450°F, providing no change in the properties of Nitinol.
  • Autoclave Resistant
  • 100+ Years of combined PTFE coating application experience!

Fluoromed specifications

Click here to access a list of our FluoroMed® coatings: icon Medical Coatings List 

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