Medical reinforced shafts are designed to achieve a balance of strength, flexibility, torque response, kink resistance, and more. Typical devices that require medical reinforced shafts include:
- Delivery systems
- Advanced catheters
- Articulating sheaths
Technical Expertise + Advanced Capabilities
Our experience allows us to quickly understand the performance characteristics and clinical requirements, so we can work with you to design and manufacture medical reinforced shafts that meet your project's needs. Our capabilities include:
- Variable-pitch braid-reinforced shafts
- Coil-reinforced shafts
- 16-, 32-, and 48-carrier braiders
- Fiber/nonmetallic braiding
- Custom tipping
- Custom hole punching & drilling
Custom Coil- and Braid-Reinforced Shafts
Our custom coil- and braid-reinforced shafts are designed and manufactured to your specifications. We offer a wide range of dimensions and materials, including polyimide. Contact us to discuss your design intent and we'll work with you to design a complex reinforced shaft with the performance characteristics you need.
Our Catheter Center of Excellence helps speed time to market. As the foundation of your catheter-based device, the shaft is critical to catheter performance and function. We offer everything you need to build on that foundation, from leading-edge components to design and development support to high-volume manufacturing. That's how we offer customers the most cost-effective, innovative, catheter-based devices on the market.