Braided Shafts

Overview:

Creganna Medical is a leading provider of braided shaft solutions for minimally and less invasive delivery devices. We deliver the Braid Advantage to you through our depth of braiding expertise, proven quality systems, global development & manufacturing centers. We offer leading braid technologies and an end to end solution set for all your additional processing requirements.

Applications:


Braided & coiled shafts for diagnostic & therapeutic applications:

  • AF Ablation devices
  • Biopsy devices
  • Dilators
  • EP Mapping catheters
  • Heart valve delivery systems
  • Lead Placement devices
  • Micro catheters – Neurovascular
  • Sheaths – Introducer, Access, Support
  • Specialty MI catheters
  • Steerable catheters & sheaths
  • Stent delivery catheters
  • Stent graft delivery devices

Specifications:


  • Braid:OD from 2 French to 26 French, single wall thickness down to 0.005”
  • Coil:OD from 1.9Fr to 28 French, single wall thickness down to 0.003”
  • Max length: 200cm

Materials:


  • Outer:All medical grade polymers including Nylon, Pebax & Urethane, custom blends
  • Wire: Flat, round & ribbon

Nitinol, Stainless Steel, Platinum, Kevlar & Fabric

Wire diameters from 0.0005” to 0.010”

  • Liner: PTFE, FEP, Radiopaque blends, custom liners

Configurations:


  • Multilumen braids
  • Multi-durometer shafts
  • Dual layer – braid over braid & braid over coil
  • Braid to coil transitions
  • Varying pitch on single shaft
  • Deflectable & steerable shafts
  • Shape sets

Additional Technologies:


  • Custom features: Tipping – soft tips, RO tips; Marker bands: RO marker band application; Exchange ports & holes
  • Insert molding – luers, connectors, tips
  • Unique braid termination technology

Additional Services:


Improve braided shaft performance

Low profile braided shafts for neurovascular applications

Braided shafts for steering or deflection

Integrate multiple technologies into a braided shaft

Get braided shaft prototypes….fast!

Achieve tighter tolerances

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