High-performance Extruded Tubing for Clinical Applications

Extruded Tubing

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. We know that speed to market is key, so we offer expertise in premium, medical-grade extruded tubing with expanded capacity in our U.S. and European facilities with less than two weeks lead time on new projects specific to multi-layer PTA/PTCA applications, single-lumen, and multi-lumen tubing. We also scale to your production needs with confidence through FDA registered production sites, ISO 13485 certified facilities, and Class 8 qualified production cleanrooms.

Customized Materials to Meet Your Needs

  • Full range of thermoplastics
  • Full range of Fluoroplastics (FEP, PTFE)
  • Engineering plastics (PEEK, Polysulphone)
  • Custom compounds: colorants, stabilizers, radiopaque fillers, and active agents
Extruded Tubing and 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 most commercial extrusions
Lubricious Materials and Additives for Medical-grade Extruded 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.

Unlimited Custom Options

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.

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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