Announcements

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd has promoted these products / services:

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - What are the benefits of Annealing?

Annealing is the process of treating high-performance plastics with heat to make it easier to machine, the process changes the properties of the material increasing ductility and reducing hardness. (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Injection Moulding

This manufacturing technique for making parts is one of the most common methods of production. The molten plastic is injected at high pressure into a mould that is the inverse of the shape of the product.

Our wide range of specially modified injection moulding machines provides the capabilities to manufacture a wide variety of custom components from thermoplastics and fluoropolyme... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Moulded Components

Utilising our extensive injection moulding, compression moulding and transfer moulding facilities we convert the widest range of melt fluoropolymers and advanced engineering thermoplastics into precision component parts. In addition, complex PTFE components are produced by isostatic and automatic moulding processes.

Our high quality products are supplied for some of the world&rsqu... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Fluoroglide Skidways

At Fluorocarbon we have acquired a worldwide reputation for the design and manufacture of bonded PTFE/metallic Fluoroglide® skidway plates based on the proven PTFE slide bearing technology.

Fluoroglide® skidway plates are used in many construction yards throughout the world to assist in skidding oil jackets, modules and heavy structures. Jackets and Decks with weights up t... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - FLUOROGLIDE® SLIDE BEARINGS AND PIPE SUPPORTS

Fluoroglide® PTFE slide bearings are implemented to solve problems of a structure that moves as a result of thermal, seismic or differential force. PTFE Slide bearings operate at high loads and low speeds, and it is under these conditions that the self-lubricating properties of Fluorinoid® PTFE are at a maximum.

This, together with its no stick-slip and anti-weathering cha... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Fluoroglide Slide Bearings

Utilising our range of Fluorinoid® load bearing low friction materials for over 30 years, we have gained a global reputation for providing slide bearing, pipe supports and skidway solutions to the construction and oil industries.

J Bearings & T Bearings

We manufacture specific J Bearings & T Bearings for subsea use. The bearings are used on projects incorporatin... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Valve Seats

We manufacture a wide range of soft seat configurations across many industries supplying major global customers.

Applications

  • Valve seats and seat inserts - seats for all types of valves including ball valves, butterfly valves, gate valves, chokes and plug valves.
  • Valve stem seals - including chevron packing and all types of energised seals.
  • Com
(read more)
Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Spring Energised Seals

Whilst PTFE offers many advantages in sealing applications, it typically requires an energiser to maintain and enhance sealing forces.

Our range of spring energised seals incorporate a metallic energiser of either a ˜V’ or coil section. The varieties of spring offer light and heavy loading to ensure the most effective sealing performance across a wide range of pressure... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Rotary Shaft Seals

Fluorocarbon PTFE rotary seals are manufactured to seal liquid and gaseous media in rotating hardware. The PTFE element forms a long life, low friction seal on the shaft and is suitable for use in the most demanding conditions.

BENEFITS OF PTFE ROTARY SEALS

  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Very low coefficient of...
(read more)
Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Polyurethane Seals

Our range of polyurethane seals has been manufactured for both hydraulic and pneumatic use, all to fit within the ISO standard groove dimensions.

  • Capable of up to 700 Bar (10,000 psi) depending on design
  • Temperatures between -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
  • Available in various hardness and grades
  • Diameters up to 2.5m (98")
...
(read more)
Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Seals

At Fluorocarbon we are dedicated to the manufacture of high performance sealing solutions and bearings to suit your specific needs.

Seals can be provided in a range of PTFE and high performance polymer materials, specified to meet and exceed the demands of the application.

We offer custom solutions for use throughout many industries including chemical, pharmaceutical, food... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Compression Moulding

We offer a comprehensive service for the compression moulding of PTFE and melt fluoropolymers suitable for modern day machining centres.

Using our Fluorinoid® Company materials register of over 500 grades we work with customers to recommend solutions to suit their specific applications.

Service

  • Full traceability on all material under ISO 9001:2000<.../li>
(read more)
Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Melt Fluoropolymer Rod and Tube

Using our specialist processing equipment and wide tooling range we are able to convert high performance and melt processable fluoropolymer materials including PEEK, PCTFE and FEP into rod and tube.

Our range of products includes extruded and hot compression moulded rod, heavy tubing and moulded products.

SERVICE

  • Full traceability on all material under I...
(read more)
Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Rod and Tube

Specialising in high quality PTFE compression moulded and extruded rod and tube, we offer a wide range of diameters and lengths suitable for today's modern machining.

PTFE provides high performance at extreme temperatures but as PTFE is not melt-processable it usually needs to be formed into the required shape prior to sintering.

At Fluorocarbon, we also offer a bond to boa... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Sheet and Tape

As one of the largest UK manufacturers of PTFE sheet and tape, at Fluorocarbon, we constantly work to ensure every product is tailored to meet customer requirements. Uniquely, we offer etching on one or both sides of the material if required.

We can provide same day delivery on all standard stock items and a fast turnaround service on non-stock items.

Using our in-house fac... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - PEEK Bearing Cages

In many applications PEEK has replaced metals such as brass or aluminium to reduce both the weight and cost of the part. PEEKs resistance to aging and the absorption of humidity makes it ideal for applications such as process pumps handling liquefied gases and hydraulic fluids. Machined bearing cages made from PEEK have high chemical resistance to lubricants and additives.

Charact... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - CNC Sliding Head and Automatics

With over 15 state-of-the-art auto bar-fed machines spread over 2 sites, we offer faster, more precise and cost-effective PTFE machined parts that bring benefits to our customers.

Capabilities

  • Prototype to volume
  • CADcam software
  • Small complex parts
  • High precision machining suitable for aerospace and MOD

Applications include

...
(read more)
Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - CNC Machined Components

We specialise in the precision machining of high-performance plastics, including PTFE, PEEK, PFA, FEP and Nylons. Using our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities including multi-axis CNC milling, turning, and sliding head machines, we have the ability to offer a full service tailored to meet specific customer requirements.

Using the latest technologies, we precision machine fl... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Bearings for Civil Engineering and Construction

Fluoroglide® slide bearings are superior to conventional expansion plates, rollers and rocker arms, because they accommodate expansion and contraction, as well as other reciprocating motions of thermal, seismic or differential forces. They are used to control and isolate vibration. (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Extrusion Gaps and Anti Extrusion Rings

At Fluorocarbon we are dedicated to the specification and manufacture of high-performance seals and bearings to suit your application requirements. Seals can be provided in PTFE and filled PTFE materials designed to give enhanced performance. (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Materials For Energised Seals

Standard PTFE MaterialsFluorinoid® PTFE Compounds

Fluorocarbon’s Fluorinoid® PTFE materials are renowned for their chemical inertness to almost all known industrial chemicals and are suitable for continuous temperatures of up to 260ºC dependent on pressure. Limitations for use are restricted to the molten alkali materials, fluorine, and strong fluorinatin... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - PTFE vs PEEK

Often chosen for applications requiring good chemical resistance, performance at high temperatures, low coefficient of friction and high strength they can be found in many demanding applications across a variety of industries such as Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Nuclear and Chemical, but how do you decide which material has the properties required for your specific application? (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Larger capacity space for machined components and seals

Fluorocarbon are pleased to announce, we now have a larger capacity space for Machined components and Seals. (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - A GUIDE TO MACHINING PTFE

PTFE is a thermoplastic, however, due to its high viscosity it cannot be processed using conventional polymer processing techniques. PTFE is processed by cold moulding followed by heat treatment (Sintering) during which polymer particles fuse to form a solid moulding.

When machining PTFE it is essential to design your application with PTFE’s inherent properties in mind, rath... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Etching

PTFE is well known for being a non-stick material; therefore to enable bonding to other substrates, surface modification in the form of chemical etching is required.

Using the Fluoroetch® process we offer a full in-house service of chemical etching and bonding of fluoropolymers including PTFE, PFA, ECTFE, PCTFE, FEP and TFM.

Our Fluoroetch® Sodium / ammonia process... (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Tensile Testing

At Fluorocarbon, we test mechanical properties of various polymers (Fluoropolymers, Melt Processable Thermoplastics, Thermosets, Composites, etc.) in Universal Testing Machine to the Various International Standards (read more)

Fluorocarbon Company Ltd - Vision Machine Measuring System

Our Metrology and Inspection Laboratory in Hertford just got bigger with the addition of a state of the art Vision Machine Measuring System. (read more)