Typical Applications
   • Angioplasty/stent delivery balloon molds
   • Tipping dies
   • Bulbs/lamp envelopes
   • Capture sleeves and tubes
   • Chemical analysis equipment
   • Analytical apparatus fabrication
   • Quartz and Pyrex® coils
   • Visual display models
   • Laser components and sub-assemblies
   • Analysis and wafer boats
   • Fiber optic couplers

Specialized Techniques
   • Eccentric/concentric centers
   • Precision drilling, boring, cutting, grinding
   • Salvage and repair
   • Custom tooling
   • Acid cleansing and re-sizing
   • Graded thermoexpansion seals
   • Metal-to-glass bonding

Production Capabilities

   • Prototyping
   • Research and development runs
   • Low- and high-volume manufacturing

Materials Available
   • Pyrex®
   • Soft glasses
   • Tungsten
   • Quartz
   • Kovar (optional gold plating)
   • Stainless steel
   • Copper
   • Platinum
   • Specialty compositions

Size Ranges/Tolerances
• Standard tubing sizes in stock
• Inside diameters down to .010 inches
• Outside diameters up to 8 inches
• Small diameter ID tolerance accuracy to
  0.0002”
• Length cutting accuracy to 0.003”

Custom Sizes and Shapes
   • Converging or diverging flares
   • Formation of “custom” cross sections
   • Tapered, stepped or offset internal and
     external dimensions
   • Cross sections: circular, rectangular,
     square, half-circular, flats, etc.

FARLOW’S STANDARD CAPABILITIES

Standard Tolerances:
These dimensions apply to medical products with inside diameters below .250”.
ID: +\- .0005”
SL: +\- .010”
TL: +\- .010”
OL: +\- .040”

OD Grinding Tolerances:
These dimensions are based on the OL of the part that is to be ground. We currently have the capability of grinding parts up to 6” in length.
Parts with lengths up to:
4” Length - OD tol. of +\- .003”
6” Length - OD tol. of +\- .005”

 
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