Medical Reinforced Shaft Technical Information

Specifications

Dimensions2 F–32 F, including tapered Min ID 0.004" (0.3 F)–Max ID 0.420" (32 F)
LengthStandard: 50" (127 cm)

Custom Cutting:

  • Maximum straight length: 96"
    • Longer lengths possible for some sizes
  • Minimum: 0.020" or less
Liner MaterialsPTFE, FEP, HDPE, Pebax®, Nylon, Urethane, TPE, Polyimide, Polyimide with particle composites, Polyamide-imide, Polyester, Polyphenylsulfone, multilayered, and others
Outer Jacket MaterialsAll medical-grade polymers including Nylon, Pebax and Urethane, Polyimide, Polyimide with particle composites, Polyamide-imide, Polyester, Polyphenylsulfone
Reinforcement MaterialsStainless steel round and flat wire, Nitinol, Kevlar®, PLLA, UHMWPE, PP, Aramid, and others
Typical Flat Wire Size Range0.0005" x 0.0025"–0.001" x 0.007"
Braiding Capability16, 32, and 48 carriers; variable and constant pitch
Coiling CapabilityConstant and variable pitch; hybrid coil/braid
PrintingCan be printed using conventional techniques
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