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Tubing

Raumedic is producing a complex tubing set that simulates vital bodily functions for Metra, a new device for liver transplants from the British firm OrganOx. more

News

Davis-Standard is known for its medical tubing expertise. The company explains how it stays at the top of the field through perpetual innovation. more

Opinion

Domenico Uccheddu from Francesco Franceschetti Elastomeri looks at the TPE extrusion world and tubing for medical use. more

Opinion

Rudi Gall is the vice president marketing & sales at Raumedic, which serves medical device OEMs. Gall outlines market trends and challenges and shares his insight into the tubing sector both now and into the future more

News

Natvar, a provider of tubing for medical devices, has recently developed four and five-layer coextruded tubing for medical device manufacturers more

Technology

US firm Q Holding’s, Qure Medical business, has acquired Silicone Altimex, based in the UK more

News

A Birmingham tube end forming company has expanded its range of capabilities to cover micro tube end forming more

Technology

Etched PTFE tubing for catheter assemblies is being introduced by Parker Hanniflin Corporation. more

Technology

Compamed exhibitor Novoplast Schlauchtechnik, headquartered in Germany, has supplied the following article about medical tubing manufacturing. more

Opinion

Helix Extrusions

Source: Helix Medical.

VistaMed will expand catheter manufacturing capacity in Ireland by 35,000 sq ft (3,252 sq m) in order to meet growing demand for braided catheter assemblies and thermoplastic extrusion. The expansion will also support a growing balloon business. more

News

Interface balloon and catheter

Source: Interface.

US contract manufacturer of balloons and catheters Interface has an online catalogue for its tri-layer extruded tubing products for 0.014” (0.035 mm) guide wires for peripheral dilatation catheters and minimally invasive devices. more

News

American Kuhne Tip Warping Comparison.

Source: American Kuhne.

Producers of precision medical tubing used in medical device applications are confronted with very stringent product quality and process capability requirements. Steve Maxson of extrusion machinery maker American Kuhne explains how they help. more

Technology

Pixargus, a spin-off from the German Plastics Institute, is promoting a system used to inspect cut pieces of hypo and precision tubes for medical applications which have to comply with exacting surface and edge quality demands. more

Technology

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