TCI’s belting materials for food and packaging are designed to meet the challenges of temperature, corrosion, and wear and tear, in order to minimize costly downtime, and maximize run time. TCI offers belting materials for use in sealing machines, contact grilling applications, industrial conveying and food processing.
TCI belting materials feature corrosion-resistance and compliance with the FDA Standard 21 CFR 177.1550 for food contact. These materials are compatible with any chemical environment and are easy to clean and unaffected by cleaning chemicals.
Our belting materials include:
CrossFilm™ Containers and Food Preparation
TCI manufactures PTFE molded products, trays, and liners designed for food contact in commercial cooking and baking. CrossFilm Cookware™ is a series of PTFE molded products engineered to function optimally and outlast competitive products in high temperature environments, even with repeated use. CrossFilm Cookware features excellent abrasion resistance, strength and durability, as well as even temperature distribution.
PTFE Tortilla Press Belting
TCI’s Hybrid™ belting material is the first new product to be introduced to the tortilla industry in 20 years, proving itself to be the highest quality and longest lasting material technology available
TCI’s CrossFilm Conveyor provides exceptional transfer of product around very small diameter rolls. The all-PTFE CrossFilm™ conveyor belt is FDA and USDA-approved for food contact. The rugged, pre-spliced belt is designed to slip on the machine in minutes and last for months while in service.
Other Food and Packaging Belts
The revolutionary design of Hybrid™ Sealing Belts provide the first major improvement in sealing belts in over 20 years. This advanced technology creates a longer-lasting and wear-resistant belt, allowing for faster and more efficient lines.
CrossFilm™ Flexible Connectors and Bellows are made with a flexible, multi-layered, 100% PTFE material. The heat-sealed design involves no stitching and maintains zero-porosity traits even after severe flexing that usually destroys fiberglass-backed materials. Because the material is all-PTFE, chemical attack is not a concern even in the most corrosive environments.
Available in round and rectangular shapes in an open-ended or closed form, CrossFilm flexible connectors can also incorporate numerous types of end attachments. This product is rated for 600°F and is available in thicknesses ranging from 5 mils to 60 mils. Since it is all-PTFE, it can be used in most industrial settings such as chemical processing, pharmaceutical, clean room, and food processing. The product is non-combustible and unaffected by ultraviolet exposure. It is also available with or without pigment and anti-static properties.
Unaffected by constant exposure to wet, chemical environments Rated for 600°F (316°C) constant exposure Zero porosity Easy to install Reusable
CrossFilm™ flexible connectors are ideally suited for corrosive and/or high temperature environments ranging from chemical manufacturing to delicate weighing applications. This includes applications requiring a flexible joint, sleeve or connection, in process applications where the transfer material contains, or the flexible connectors is exposed to, solvents, caustic, acids and elevated temperatures.
These flexible connectors can be fitted to pneumatically operate cylinders in a manufacturing environment or a flange connection on a pipeline that has to be protected from environmental exposure.
Using a non-porous, all-PTFE material, CrossFilm™ Spray Shields guarantee performance against harmful spray out and leakage regardless of the severity or duration of chemical exposure.
Many materials used for spray shields, like PTFE coated fiberglass, can be weakened by challenging industrial environments and often require monitoring. With a CrossFilm spray shield, the body and drawstrings are all made of 100% PTFE. This ensures that worker safety will not be jeopardized by degraded materials in the event of a spray-out at a flange.
Since the CrossFilm spray shield will be unaffected by even the most corrosive chemical environments, chemical capability tables do not need to be referenced.
The translucent material used in a CrossFilm spray shield allows safe and easy detection of moisture leakage at a flange. If leakage does occur at the flange, the spray shield can be cleaned and reused without concern for weakening due to chemical attack.
CrossFilm spray shields can be used in a pH range of 1-14 and a temperature range of - 100°F (-73°C) to 600°F (316°C). The versatility and cost-effectiveness of this type of spray shield allows it to be used in almost all industrial settings such as marine, offshore, pharmaceutical, chemical processing, FDA-approved, cryogenic, and clean room applications.
CrossFilm™ Flange Spray Shield Properties:
Rated for 600°F (316°C) constant exposure Unaffected by ultraviolet exposure Zero porosity material One-piece design Translucent material allows leak detection Drawstring is all-PTFE cord Curl over inhibits side spray-out Reusable Custom sizes available Many options, such as drain nipples, are available Unaffected by constant exposure to wet, chemical environments
TCI (Textiles Coated International) is an American manufacturer of high-performance fluoropolymer films, laminates, and composites. Since 1985, TCI has been continuously manufacturing high-quality fluoropolymer materials designed to perform in the most challenging thermal and chemical environments. TCI is proud to be the only supplier to offer PFA, FEP, ETFE, ECTFE, PVDF, PTFE cast films, and 100% PTFE CrossFilm™.
TCI’s superior material quality has enabled expansion joint manufacturers to engineer successful long-term solutions for fabric expansion joints. Today, TCI is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance PTFE materials for non-metallic expansion joint manufacturers. As the PTFE experts, TCI has decades of experience helping customers to diagnose and understand the effectiveness of PTFE barrier materials. TCI’s product range includes specialty materials such as CrossFilm™, a variety of PTFE coated fiberglass fabrics, and other materials engineered for performance in challenging applications.
In addition to expansion joint materials, TCI also specializes in the manufacturing of composite process materials, removable insulation jacket materials, PTFE food belting and tortilla press belting, floating roof seal materials, and PTFE flexible ducting . For more information about any of our products, please contact Sales at +1 (603) 296-2221 or email@example.com.