Wayne, Pa. (October 25, 2019) — Dunn Industries, a Tekni-Plex business unit, will exhibit the latest medical tubing innovations at Compamed (Hall 8A / F12), Messe Dusseldorf, November 18-21.
Dunn manufactures precision multi-lumen tubing for steerable catheters commonly used for robotic surgery and laparoscopic devices. More recent applications include endovascular devices. Often, this type of tubing includes one or multiple inner lumens for working channels, and small lumens around the perimeter which are used for steering wires.
Dunn also manufactures custom medical tubing for diagnostic and interventional devices from a wide range of thermoplastics. These include polyether block amides (PEBAs), thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs), thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), polyamides, polyolefins and much more. Tubes are available with diameters as small as 0.008 inches (outer diameter) x 0.004-inches (inner diameter), and diameters as large as 0.480 inches. Configurations include single and multi-lumen, coextruded layers and stripes, and longitudinal wire or fiber reinforced.
Additionally, medical catheter manufacturers throughout the world use Dunns mandrels to retain critical lumen tolerances during the manufacturing (extrusion, braiding, coiling and jacketing) of minimally invasive catheter shafts. Low friction material properties and ultra-smooth surfaces allow these mandrels to be easily removed after catheter shaft assembly. They are available in precise diameters from 0.020 to 0.250 inches with tolerances as low as +/- 0.0005 inches.
Dunn is a leading global supplier of extruded tubing used in medical device applications. Custom tubes are available for prototype development and full-scale manufacturing of advanced catheter shaft assemblies and minimally invasive device components. Dunn also manufactures solid polymer cores used to retain inner lumen dimensions during the manufacture of advanced catheter shafts. For more information visit www.dunnindustries.com.
About Tekni-Plex, Inc.
Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing products for a wide variety of end markets, including medical, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, personal care, household and industrial. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, PA, and operates manufacturing sites across ten countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers. For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.