PTFE Coated Wire FluoroWire®

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Surface Solutions Group is a leader in applying industrial, FDA compliant, biocompatible PTFE coatings on medical wire and guidewires, with both non-acid and non-PFOA formulations, in several colors.  SSG’s FluoroWire® coating can be applied to reel-to-reel continuous length wires, cable and tubing.

Low Friction Medical FluoroWire® Guidewire Applications

Uncoated mandrel wound guidewires, made of stainless steel and Nitinol have naturally high friction. FluoroWire® coatings that are bonded to a continuous reel-to-reel length of wire and small diameter tubing greatly reduces intravascular friction in devices such as catheters, stents, etc.

Any type of wire can be given a low-friction surface. All formulations are PFOA-free.

Coatings Can be Applied To:

  • Stainless steel
  • SLT
  • Nitinol
  • Silver plated copper wire
  • Titanium
  • Tungsten and other specialty wire
  • Small diameter twisted and braided wire cables

Key Features of FluoroWire® Medical Coatings

When you coat your medical wire and medical guidewires with SSG’s FluoroWire® you’ll realize coating features that include:

  • Uniform coverage and thickness of your wires, including twisted cable
  • Low-friction and non-stick coating properties
  • A variety of color options to choose from
  • Continuous wire lengths (diameters of .007” – .040”)
  • Easily coiled or fabricated
  • Smooth surface once the wire is coated
  • Excellent adhesion to your wire

Key Benefits of Medical Guidewires Coated with FluoroWire®

PTFE coated wire with diameters down to .007” are used in a variety of medical applications ranging from medical labs to surgical environments and imaging use. Medical grade PTFE coated guidewires with FluoroWire® coating are recognized for properties that include:

  • Lubrication
  • Resilience
  • Ease of handling
  • Shape retention
  • Durability
  • Flexibility
  • Enhanced safety

For all medical and precision applications, the experience and integrity of the coating applicator is of utmost importance. Surface Solutions Group, LLC is a leader in the development and application of functional coatings. Our proven techniques assure the best in quality, repeatability, consistency, reliability, and service. Our customers must test for biocompatibility and end-use.