Tipping, Flaring & Other Thermal Forming

Tipping, Flaring and Other Thermal Forming Processes Tipping, Flaring and Other Thermal Forming Processes

New England Catheter has a wide variety of additional services to help fulfill your finished tubing needs. Our processes can produce atraumatic tips on the distal end of your catheter. We can also connect a hub or flare to the proximal end. New England Catheter’s extensive materials experience provides a vast array of options, from soft radiopaque compounds to robust engineering polymers like PEEK and Polyamide. Our experienced onsite machine shop provides immediate tooling for efficient turnaround on prototyping and product development.

Have a unique shape or formation requirement for your catheter?  We can help!

Listed below are some general guidelines of our capabilities, however each order we process is custom designed and manufactured so please contact us so we can get started on your project.

Processes
  • Tipping
  • Flaring
  • Flanging
  • Cones
  • Neck-downs
Materials
  • FEP
  • PFA
  • ETFE
  • PEEK
  • Polyethylene
  • Pebax®
  • Polyurethane
  • Polyamide
  • Polyester
  • PVC
  • Grilamid®
  • Acetal
  • Radiopaque