Medical Coating Applications

Coating technologies for everything from guidewires and hypotubes to catheters and electrosurgical blades and devices.

Only Surface Solutions Group has more than a dozen families of proven coatings, specifically developed for medical devices. Our “Designers Dozen” family is ever expanding as new coating developments are tested. Every medical coating in our portfolio is extensively tested to ensure safety and consistency. SSG also has developed the most accurate and innovative application technology in the world.

  • FluoroMed®: a low-friction PTFE coating, in many colors, with chemistry that complies with the low/no-PFOA/PFOS international regulations. Offers biocompatibility, durability with a low Coefficient of Friction (CoF) for stainless, nitinol, SLT, cables and most metallic surfaces.
  • FluoroWire®: Combines FluoroMed® PTFE chemistry for endless lengths of reel-to-reel wire and cable made of stainless steel, nitinol, SLT wire, tungsten and silver plated copper.
  • VisiMark®: creates Contrasting Color-Permanently Bonded PTFE bands and markings.
  • Slick Sil®: a low-friction coating for rubber and silicone products such as tubes, catheters, O-rings, caps, cables, introducers and more molded silicone products.
  • AquaGlide®: a near-zero friction hydrophilic coating for metals, plastics and flexible or rubber substrates. Ultra-low particle ablation technology.
  • PlastiGlide®: Low friction for plastic, polymer and glass filled products.
  • ElectroBond: Proven Electrosurgical blade and EMG needle coating technology.
  • VisiBond®: Durable, color identification and electrical resistant plus 750+ Autoclave resistance
  • FluoroBond® R: Low friction permanent coatings for Rubber in many colors.
  • FluoroGlass®: Creating shatter-resistant, optically clear coatings on glass products
  • FluoroMed® AM:  Anti-microbial silver-ceramic additives to most of our coatings
  • FluoroBond® N & N2: Micron thin non-stick and ultra-durable ceramic coatings