Markel Corporation Makes Customizable, Bowden Tubing for 3D Printers

A specialty manufacturing company that manufactures PFOA Free, PTFE and FEP Lined LDPE. Available in standard and custom length options.

Online PR News – 18-October-2017 – Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania – Markel Corporation is a specialty manufacturing company founded in 1922 and located in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. The company manufactures fluoropolymer-based products for the automotive industry, filtration and separation systems, high-temperature telecommunications and electronics, and more. One product, available in Markel’s eCommerce store, is their PFOA free Bowden Tubing for use in 3D printers.

Markel Corporation’s Bowden Tubing is PTFE Tubing, the most temperature and chemical resistant polymeric tubing in the industry. It is used for 3D printer Bowden systems and is also compatible with various diameter filaments. The tubing is able to fit the threaded Bowden coupler, which can be screwed to the full metal hotend round mount. In general, PTFE has great versatility. In addition, the resins allow for optimization of particular physical properties including hoop strength, tensile and elongation, and crush resistance. The tubing can be easily cut, fitted, machined, and routed.

What is unique about Markel’s Bowden Tubing is the ability to buy customized lengths to fit your needs. The tubing also comes in various diameters and has standard sizing options.

Lastly, in order to stay up-to-date on the industry's sustainability goals and the environmental and automotive industry standards, Markel manufactures all PTFE and Fluoropolymer-based products using 100% certified resins made without PFOA surfactant. To learn more about why the production of PFOA free tubing is important, visit the PFOA Resources section on

About Markel Corporation:
Markel Corporation is a specialty manufacturing company whose focus is on creating value-added, fluoropolymer-based products. Being in the business for over 80 years, Markel knows how to produce top quality materials utilizing proprietary processes and methods. They want to make sure they meet all sustainability goals and environmental standards by making PTFE and fluoropolymer products using 100% certified resins made without PFOA surfactant. It is also Markel’s goal to make sure you get exactly what you need, which is why they offer customizable lengths for all PTFE and FEP Lined LDPE tubing, found on their e-commerce store and customizable dimensions at To learn more about what Markel can do for you, visit Also, check us out on YouTube and Blogger!

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