Monthly Archives: April 2016

Having trouble welding a Fluoroplastic?

27/04/2016

Melt processable fluoroplastics were developed as weldable and theromformable versions of PTFE. So FEP, PFA and ETFE all have the capability to be welded – but it is not easy. Holscot spent the first few years of its existence developing the techniques to weld these specialised materials, using fusion welding, machine welding and hand welding. In...
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Protect your Engineers from leaking flanges

18/04/2016

In a chemical or pharmaceutical plant, the last thing you want is for leaking product to spray out onto your Engineers – a Health and Safety nightmare. The simple answer is a Holscot Teflon R Flange Shield. Made from 100% inert FEP material, the Holscot Flange Shield is quickly and easily fitted over any flange....
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Can I fit a Holscot Roll Cover myself?

08/04/2016

Certainly it is possible – particularly for smaller diameter rollers which do not need adhesive. Holscot FEP and PFA Roll Covers, when subjected to a heat source, will try to shrink back to their original extruded size. That heat source is generally a hot air gun. The roller must be rotated during the shrinking process and the hot...
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