Get a quick-turn prototype balloon catheter that ships in as little as 2 weeks with our ProtoCath™ online design tool. Select from a full range of modular features to design a complete balloon catheter prototype, delivered at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional methods.
Time and Cost Comparison
As an industry leader for interventional balloon catheters, Nordson MEDICAL has developed a quick-turn prototype balloon catheter offering, ProtoCath™, to expedite time-to-market for our customers.
Conventional Development Balloon catheter prototypes without ProtoCath™: Minimum of 9 weeks and $27K+
Generate catheter design
Specify & order custom balloons (extrusions & molds required)
Balloon catheter prototypes with ProtoCath™ 2 weeks and under $1.5K
Evaluate ProtoCath™ offering
Source initial order of 3 catheters
Development Milestone: Balloon catheter prototype evaluation
Our ProtoCath™ tool is based on industry-standard catheter platforms. Start by selecting your balloon or catheter type, then choose from a range of technically compatible options, including:
Catheter type (RX, OTW)
Balloon material (PET, Nylon, Polyurethane)
Catheter working length (up to 140 cm)
Distal tip geometry and length (3 mm - 7 mm)
Number and spacing of radiopaque markers and visual shaft markers
Number of balloon folds
Coaxial & dual-lumen shaft configurations
Packaging (straight or coiled)
Lubricious coating to reduce friction
Design Your Own Balloon Catheter
If you want to customize beyond ProtoCath™, Design Your Own Balloon Catheter. Save time and cost with our flexible balloon catheter option. Start by selecting from a wide range of stock balloons and work with our design team to add the features you need. Or start with the prototype you designed using our ProtoCath™ tool and make further custom modifications.