Cannulae - Polymer Solution Casting Technical Information

Polymer Solution Casting Capabilities

Shapes & Profiles
  • Single lumen
  • Multilumen
  • Coaxial
  • Complex geometries
  • Tapered
  • Bump
  • Bending/shaping/forming
Reinforcement & Embedded Features
  • Coiling (flat, round wire)
  • Braiding (flat, round wire)
  • Malleable and laser-cut wires
  • Laser cut hypotubes
  • Radiopaque/imaging targets (marker bands, tantalum dots, etc.)
  • Medical-grade stainless steel or nitinol
  • Sensors, electronics


  • Polyvinyl chloride
  • Silicone urethane copolymers
  • Custom formulations, compounds, and blends
Embedded Materials
  • Pebax®
  • HDPE
  • LDPE
  • Polyimide
  • FEP
  • PTFE
  • Radiopaque
  • Hard PVC
  • Hypotubes
  • Stainless steel

Other Features

Wall thickness Continual and multilayered wall thickness over the length of the tube/product
Durometers Flexible to rigid durometers over the length of the tube/product
Secondary Operations
  • Bending/forming/shaping
  • Drilling
  • Etching
  • Flaring
  • Grinding
  • Hole punching
  • Hub or tip bonding
  • Skiving
  • Tipping or tip forming
  • Re-flowing
Sterilization and packaging
  • Pouching
  • Packaging
  • Labeling
  • Sterilizing
Hubs, Luers, Caps, and Connectors
  • Standard or custom colors
  • Hub bonding
  • Can be printed using conventional techniques
  • Standard and custom colors
  • Solution compounding
  • Jacket materials
  • Liner/substrate materials
  • Custom blends

More About Polymer Solution Cast Products

Nordson MEDICAL produces a wide range of products for surgical and minimally invasive procedures, including valve replacement and repair, bypass surgeries, urology, lung support, and ventricular assist device (VAD) therapies, and other specialized medical tubing applications.

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