ProtoTools™ Prototyping Tools

Medical Device Development Made Easy

Nordson MEDICAL's Prototyping Tools allow you to order semi-custom catheters, shafts, and components in days or weeks rather than months. This can simplify your development process early, which will ultimately get your device to market faster.


Balloon Catheters

  • ProtoCath™ - Get a quick-turn prototype balloon catheter that ships in as little as 2 weeks. Select from a full range of modular features to design a complete prototype.
  • Design Your Own Balloon Catheter - If you want to customize beyond ProtoCath™, start by selecting from a wide range of stock balloons or by using your ProtoCath™ prototype. Then work with our design team to add the features you need.

Medical Balloons

  • Design Your Own Balloon - Get a fully custom medical balloon made to your exact specifications. Many balloon designs ship in as little as 2 weeks.

Engineered Shafts

  • Design Your Own Steerable Sheath - Fill out an RFQ form to develop a custom shaft and fully-assembled steerable sheath prototype using the Versatility™ handle platform.
  • SimShaft™ Design Simulation Service - Nordson MEDICAL experts perform a detailed analysis using specialized, validated software to simulate catheter shaft performance characteristics and deterimine the optimal design for you.

Medical Tubing

  • ProtoExtrusion™ - Select from a wide range of options and get a custom, single-lumen extrusion made to your specifications shipped in as little as 1 week.
  • Design Your Own Extrusion - If you need customization beyond our standard specs, request a quote for a fully-custom extrusion.
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