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Fluoropolymer Tubing

Also referred to as melt fluoropolymers as they are processed with traditional extrusion equipment, Fluortek, a Nordson Company, fluoropolymer tubing is created through a proprietary compounding/blending process that provides custom color and radiopaque fillers while maintaining strict process control.

From pellet to product, Fluortek processes an array of fluoropolymer materials including FEP, PFA, PCTFE, ETFE, PVDF, ECTFE, and EFEP. Fluortek is one of the few companies in the world with expertise across all of these raw materials.  

See Fluoropolymer Properties chart for complete material information.

Fluoropolymer Tubing Options

  • Single-lumen tubing
  • Multi-lumen/profile extrusions
  • Radiopaque tubing
  • FEP heatshrink tubing

Device Components

  • Filled fluoropolymers
    • Custom colors
    • Radiopaque fill/stripe
  • Etched liners
    • Thin-wall/over-wire
  • Tubing for packaging

Value-Added Features

  • OD etching
    • Bondability to outer jacket
  • Dip etching
    • Ease of hub attachment
  • Atraumatic taper and radius tips
  • Flanging and flaring
    • Ease of hub attachment
  • Notching and drilling
  • Welding
  • Integration of radiopaque tip
    • Visibility under x-ray or fluoroscopy imaging