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What does FDA approval actually mean?

At Altaflo, many of our products are approved for applications in compliance with FDA regulations. But what does that actually mean? We take a look at who the FDA is, what their screening process entails, and why their stamp of approval is so important. Who is the FDA? The U.S.…


The difference between pipes and tubes

Pipes and tubes might look similar, but there are some key differences setting these materials apart. Here are the basics… The shape and size One of the key differences between pipes and tubes is their shape. While tubes are often available in a variety of shapes, including square, rectangular and…


5 types of fluoropolymer tubing

At Altaflo, we offer a wide range of fluoropolymer products, all of which are made with 100 percent virgin grade, high-performance resins. Here are just some of the tubing options we have on offer — read on to find out a little more about each of these materials ... PTFE…


What is nitrogen purging?

For all applications that require the highest purity levels, we offer our exclusive ALTAPAK option, which includes a surfactant cleaning, DI rinse, as well as a nitrogen purge. The process is performed within a class 100 clean-room environment and is typically performed on high purity PFA tubing or pipe. It…


What is PVDF?

PVDF (Polyvinylidene Fluoride) is an abrasion resistant fluoropolymer that can be used in a number of applications that require chemical resistance with low permeability. It is one of the most commonly used coatings currently available on the market and is used in both commercial and industrial contexts. Thanks to its…


What is telfon?

Teflon is a name that was trademarked for a group of fluoropolymer products. What many people don't know, however, is that when they request a Teflon product, there is actually a full family of products available under that heading. Resins that possess the same, similar, or in some cases, even…


More facts about fluoroplastics

At Altaflo, we produce innovative and high performance fluoroplastic tubing and pipes that can be used in a wide variety of industries and applications.  Known for their versatility, strength and durability, fluoroplastics are used in numerous industries. We've put together a few facts about this innovative material — read on…


What is the difference between PFA and PTFE?

At Altaflo, we produce high performance fluoropolymer and fluoroplastic tubing and pipe. Made with 100% virgin grade high performance resins, our products provide the best physical properties for your application. Two of our most useful products, PTFE and PFA , have a wide range of uses. But, do you know…


What are fluoroplastics?

At Altaflo, we offer a range of high performance fluoroplastic tubing and pipe. We manufacture our products using 100% virgin grade resins to ensure they provide the best physical properties for your application. Here's what you need to know about fluoroplastics: What are fluoroplastics? Fluoroplastics refers to a group of…


Do you need a custom service?

At Altaflo, it's very important to us that your needs are taken care of, and we understand that it's not always possible to find exactly what you are looking for in a standard range of products. That's why we offer custom tubing and piping solutions on a wide range of…


An Overview of Altaflo Products

Since our inception, we have maintained a consistent focus on the critical requirements of some of the most demanding applications. To begin our process, we select only the finest, high-performance resins within each product category. Despite the fact that there are a great many resin producers and even more grades…


PFA tubing: What are the options?

PFA (perfluoroalkoxy) is an excellent tubing option for applications that involve extreme chemical resistance combined with high temperature exposure. These are the available options... Great for chemical resistance Our Altafluor 400 PFA tubing is made from the highest possible molecular weight resins, which means that it has superior physical properties…


Which fluoropolymer pipe suits my needs?

Are you looking for high quality piping? Perhaps you need a custom-made item to meet a unique requirement? At Altaflo, we produce high performance fluoropolymer piping, using 100% virgin grade performance resins. This means that our piping has the best physical qualities for your application. Our experience and range allows…


Altaflo recognized for high standards with ISO 9001:2015 certification

Fluoropolymer tubing and pipe producer Altaflo has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification, officially recognizing the company’s adherence to international industry standards. Since its inception in 2006, Altaflo has placed a priority on providing high quality products and services for their customers, and this certification reinforces their commitment. ISO 9001:2015 is one…


What is Teflon®, and does Altaflo use it?

Teflon® was the name trademarked for a family of fluoropolymer products produced by E.I. Dupont Co. How was Teflon® developed? In 1938, Dr. Roy Plunkett was working on a project to develop a new form of refrigerants. While working to develop the refrigerants, a by-product was formed possessing a unique…

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