Interface Catheter Solutions Announces New DFW-1000 Dual Fluting and Wrapping Equipment for Balloon Catheters

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Interface Catheter Solutions DFW-1000 dual fluting and wrapping equipment provides a minimal profile wrapped balloon for catheter manufacturing. It has a top-loading, pivoting catheter platform to precisely control positioning of the catheter for both fluting and wrapping operation. ...continue reading

Interface Catheter Solutions Announces New CPS-1000 Computerized Parison Stretcher for Neck Down Tubing for Medical Balloon Forming

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Interface Catheter Solutions CPS-1000 provides consistent and accurate neck down tubing to create parisons in preparation for the balloon forming process. The heater jaws are maintained at a constant temperature to reduce cycle time and provide uniform stretched tubing for consistent results. ...continue reading

Interface Catheter Solutions Announces New Hydraulic Pressure Testers for Balloon Catheters and Components

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Interface Catheter Solutions Hydraulic Pressure Testers provide critical hydraulic test functions for balloon catheters and components, including tubing and balloons. The HPT-500 and HPT-1000 are simple to operate and easily programmable with storable test protocols. Operators can choose from a comprehensive list of options to create tests (including burst, leak, fatigue and compliance) that are appropriate and specific for the devices to be tested. In addition multiple pressure ramp options are available including linear, stepwise, fatigue and custom. ...continue reading

Interface Catheter Solutions ION-1000 Balloon Tubing Deionizer Improves Balloon Production Yields

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Interface Catheter Solutions balloon tubing deionizer ION-1000 uses a stream of ionized air to eliminate electrostatic forces that attract dust and to remove foreign particulates from the surface of balloon tubing. The reduction of particulates on the tubing will decrease defects such as drag lines, dimples, and embedded surface particulates. Clean balloon tubing will increase balloon quality and production yields. Interface uses the ION-1000 in its own balloon production with substantial improved yield results. ...continue reading

Interface Next Generation Balloon Forming Machine BFM-3310 to Simplify Manufacturing Operations and Expand Capabilities

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Interface Catheter Solutions new Balloon Forming Machine Model BFM-3310 is a computer-controlled system that produces an extensive range of medical balloons to meet ever-increasing market demands. The BFM-3310 provides very accurate and repeatable control for processing high quality balloons with tight tolerances in an extensive variety of sizes and shapes. Interface is known for balloon forming equipment that delivers consistent performance, reduced cycle times and increased yields, along with real time balloon forming profiling. ...continue reading

Interface Catheter Solutions New MBS-200 Marker Band Swager Offers Superior Performance and Improved Reliability for Catheter Production

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The new MBS-200 Marker Band Swager enhances catheter production by providing reduced operating set-up time, expedited catheter advancement speed and decreased cycle times. The MBS-200 is compact and clean room ready with the same superior 360° swaging performance for gradual and smooth diameter reduction of marker bands for no striations or deformations to the swaged parts. ...continue reading

NDC Announces the First Continuous Nitinol Sheet Product For the Medical Industry

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Now the possibilities are endless! Continuous Nitinol sheet is now available from NDC. Thicknesses from 0.003″ to 0.020″, in widths up to 3.0″. Supplied on spools or cut to desired lengths. This sheet will have the tightest gage tolerances in the industry (typically 0.0003″ or better). Continuous sheet will be ideal for laser cutting, etching, ...continue reading

New Quick Release Brackets by Interface Catheter Solutions Enhances Balloon Forming Production

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Interface Catheter Solutions announces the introduction of Quick Release Water Jacket Brackets for their 2210 series Balloon Forming Machines. The Quick Release Brackets are designed to simplify the water jacket installation and exchange process which will substantially reduce production set-up time and improve manufacturing throughput. ...continue reading

NDC is an Independent Company Once Again

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Nitinol Devices & Components is pleased to announce that on May 19, 2008 it will be an independent company once again. NDC’s affiliation with Johnson & Johnson has ended. The new NDC is owned by a group of private investors, led by NDC Founder and President, Dr. Tom Duerig. All of the current management team ...continue reading