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Thermoplastic Tubing

Fluortek, a Nordson Company, manufactures thermoplastic extrusion and catheter body solutions from a wide range of materials including polyolefins, TPUs, TPEs, and polyamides. Benefits include high impact strength, ease of bondability, flexibility, and high durometer range.

Material Options

  • Polyolefins: HDPE, MDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, PP
  • TPUs: PUR, Tecoflex®, Tecothane®, Carbothane®, Texin®, Pellethane®, Estane®
  • TPEs: Hytrel®, Arnitel®, Kraton
  • Polyamides: Nylon, Pebax®
  • Engineered Thermoplastics: Polycarbonate, PEEK, PEI, Ultem®

Thermoplastic Tubing Options

  • Single-lumen tubing
  • Multi-lumen/profile extrusions
  • Radiopaque tubing
  • PE heatshrink tubing

Device Components

  • Filled thermoplastics
    • Custom colors
    • Radiopaque fill/stripe
  • Bump/taper extrusions
  • Tubing for packaging

Value-Added Features

  • Atraumatic taper and radius tips
  • Flanging and flaring
    • Ease of hub attachment
  • Notching and drilling
  • Marker band integration
  • Welding
    • Multi-durometer applications
  • Printing
  • Braid/coil reinforced
    • Round/flat stainless steel wire
    • Nylon monofilament
    • Variable PIC counts
  • Centerless grinding
  • Integration of radiopaque tip
    • Visibility under x-ray and fluoroscopy imaging