Polymide Indicated for Critical Applications
Wed, 10/21/2009 - 5:32am
Offered by MicroLumen Inc. (Booth 1224), polyimide is ideal for critical applications and low-invasive medical devices. Polyimide is a thermoset plastic that has excellent mechanical, thermal, and chemical properties. Typical applications include cardiovascular and urological catheters, stent deployment, and drug delivery systems. Stainless steel braid/coil reinforced designs are available for added flexibility, torque, and column strength. Thermoplastic jackets, multi-durometers, flexible tips, sub-assembly, PTFE composite, ultra-thin pure PTFE liners, and laser machining also available.