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Pretreatment

Proper pretreatment is essential to achieving a superior finish. Applied Medical Coatings, LLC provides the following options for our customer’s components: • Mechanical and Chemical Surface Preparation • Ultrasonic Cleaning • Passivation • Plasma Processing...
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Coatings

Some of the characteristics of available coatings are:

Antimicrobial coating with additives that prevents the growth of microbes. Lubricity provides slip, low-friction in movement. Allows ease of insertion for a device, wire, or probe. Non-stick provides a surface that prevents build-up of tissue and enhances the ability to be cleaned. Conductive Material that has the ability to transfer electrical current. Non-conductive Prohibits the transfer of electrical current. Chemical Resistance Material that has properties that protect against corrosion. Thermal Resistance Resistance to heat of high and low temperatures. ................................................................................................................................................................ U.V. Uses photosynthesizers of the ultra-violet spectrum to cure. This coating is ideal for thermallly sensitive substrates. Hydrophilic A coating that provides a lubricious surface when exposed to fluid. The fluid acts as the film that allows the coating to “re-act” to the wet environment providing functional performance.  ...
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Testing

Applied Medical Coatings provides the following test procedures which include: ASTM 3359 - Beta Back Scatter - Coating thickness check - Magnetic Induction - Eddy current thickness evaluation - Bio-Compatibility• Surface profile analysis
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