Medical Reinforced Tubing Technical Information

Braid-Reinforced Microtubing Specifications

Dimensions2 Fr to 7 Fr
Liner MaterialsPTFE, FEP, HDPE, Pebax®, Nylon, Urethane, TPE, Multilayers, Polyimide, Polyimide w/ particle composites, Polyamide-imide, Polyester, Polyphenylsulfone, and others
OD Tolerance±0.0002"–±0.0005" (±0.0051 mm–±0.0127 mm)
Outer Jacket MaterialsAll medical-grade polymers including Nylon, Pebax and Urethane, Polyimide, Polyimide w/ 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" to 0.001" x 0.007"
Braiding Capability16 carriers; variable and constant pitch
Coiling CapabilityConstant and variable pitch
PrintingCan be printed using conventional techniques

Reel-to-reel Tubing Specifications

Dimensions2 Fr to 32 Fr
Liner MaterialsPebax, Nylon, Urethane, TPE
Outer Jacket MaterialsAll medical-grade polymers including Nylon, Pebax, and Urethane
Reinforcement MaterialsStainless steel round and flat wire, Nitinol, Kevlar, PLLA, UHMWPE, PP, Aramid, and others
Braiding Capability16 carriers
PrintingCan be printed using conventional techniques

High-Pressure Braided Tubing Specifications

Typical DimensionsInner Diameter (ID): 0.071" (1.8 mm)
Outer Diameter (OD): 0.142" (3.6 mm)
Standard Lengths12" & 24" (30.5 cm & 61 cm)
MaterialFlexible Polyurethane, USP Class VI
ReinforcementNylon filament
Pressure Rating1200 psi (min)
PrintingCan be printed using conventional techniques
Custom Sizes and Materials Available

Reinforced Shaft Specifications

Dimensions2 Fr - 70 Fr, including tapered
Liner MaterialsPTFE, FEP, HDPE, Pebax, Nylon, Urethane, TPE, Multilayers, Polyimide, Polyimide w/ particle composites, Polyamide-imide, Polyester, Polyphenylsulfone, and others
Outer Jacket MaterialsAll medical-grade polymers including Nylon, Pebax and Urethane, Polyimide, Polyimide w/ 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" to 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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