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For micro catheter applications, our micro extrusion systems are a perfect fit for miniature tubing, cannula and jacketing of fine wires. We offer the smallest form factor modular micro extruders available in 12mm, 16mm and 19mm sizes that are designed to process ultra-low volumes down to a few grams/min of Nylons, Pebax®, Polyurethanes, Fluoropolymers, PEEK, and Bioresorbables. Fully integrated co-extrusion systems are available for multiple material layers or encapsulated radiopaque stripes.
Extruders and systems designed for tubing used in angiographic catheters, guide catheters and delivery systems from all medical grade thermoplastics include systems for single-lumen and multi-lumen tubing, co-extruded tubing, solid rod, braided tubing, and bump/taper tubing. For rapid change-over of barrel sizes, compact modular extruders are available from 1/2” (12.7mm) to 1.75” (44mm) allowing our customers to run their operations with speed and agility. Systems include automatic closed-loop control of tubing OD and wall thickness, and automated good/bad quality sorting.