Extruded Tubing

High-performance extruded tubing for clinical applications

Nordson MEDICAL has a long, successful track record of supplying high-precision, specialized extruded tubing to the medical device industry. A global partner with facilities around the world, we specialize in high-performance tubing for critical applications.

Thousands of Stock Options

Our innovative Online Store offers thousands of stock medical extruded tubing items ready to ship within 24 hours, including single-lumen and multilayer tubing items.

Unlimited Custom Options

Need custom extrusions, fast? Use our Rapid Custom Extrusion Tool to order single-lumen extrusions online for shipment in as little as 2 weeks. Select from a wide range of options and get a custom extrusion made to your specifications in weeks rather than months. Our Rapid Custom Extrusion Tool helps speed development and ultimately, get your product to market faster.

Need customization beyond our standard specs? Use our Design Your Own Extrusion tool to request a quote and time frame for a fully custom extrusion. Or contact us to discuss your custom extrusion needs.

Extrusion Programs for Every Team's Needs

Program Level of Customization Time Frame
Medical Tubing Online Store Select from hundreds of configurations of in-stock extruded tubing Ships within 24 hours
Rapid Custom Extrusion Tool Choose from a wide range of standard specs for custom single-lumen rapid extrusions Ships within 2 weeks (expedited shipping available)
Design Your Own Extrusion Get a quote for a fully custom extrusion made to your exact specifications Ships in 2-12 weeks, depending on complexity
Single lumen, multilumen, and Coextruded tubing

Extensive Line of Specialized Extruded Tubing

  • Single lumen tubing
    • Ultrathin-wall tubing
    • Microthin-wall tubing
  • Multilumen tubing
    • Quick production from simple to the most complex multilumen designs
  • Coextruded multilayer tubing
  • Taper/bump
  • Profile tubing
Technical Information

Customized Materials to Meet Your Needs

  • Full range of thermoplastics
  • Fluoroplastics (FEP, PTFE)
  • Engineering plastics (PEEK, Polysulphone)
  • Custom compounds: colorants, stabilizers, radiopaque fillers, and active agents
PEEK tubing for catheter-based devices

Versatile PEEK Tubing

PEEK is becoming an increasing popular choice for catheter-based devices. With excellent strength and heat endurance, PEEK is one of the few polymers that can replace metal, even in high-temperature sterilization applications. This versatile material allows designers to heat form, tip, taper, flare, or flange complex catheter designs. Visit our Online Store for PEEK extrusions, in stock and ready to ship within 24 hours. Contact us to discuss custom medical extruded tubing, including single-lumen, multilumen, and multilayer tubing items.

Lubricious materials and additives for extruded medical tubing

Lubricious Materials & Additives

Medical device designers of catheter-based devices use lubricious materials to ease insertion into the body or into another device, boost pushability, and increase sensitivity of movement. These lubricious materials are used as a tubing liner, as an alternative to hydrophilic coatings, or as a way to improve bonding to other components. We have multiple configurations of lubricious, single-lumen extruded tubing available in our Online Store with the following market-leading lubricious additives: EverGlide®, PEBASlide, ProPell S™, and Mobilize. Contact us to discuss custom medical extruded tubing with lubricious materials and additives.

State-of-the-art extrusion equipment

In-House Equipment & Expertise

Nordson MEDICAL brings state-of-the-art extrusion equipment together with materials and engineering expertise to develop specialized extruded tubing for the most demanding interventional and surgical applications. We offer:

  • Best-in-class tolerances
  • Fastest medical polyurethane line in the world (> 300 million feet annually)
  • Automatic closed-loop feedback systems that allow us to maintain constant melt pressure to minimize process variation
  • Validated processes to support customer compliance
  • Cleanroom environment for all commercial extrusions

Medical Extruded Tubing: Process Parameters and Equipment Play Critical Role in Performance Characteristics

Sometimes process parameters and extrusion equipment are more important than the actual dimensions of the tube.

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