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Reinforced Catheters

Catheter shaft design is paramount in device performance.  Switchback Medical understands this and will ensure all design requirements meet the end needs of both the user and finished medical device.

Coil:

  • Counter-clockwise pitch

  • Clockwise pitch

  • Varying pitch in single shaft

 

Braid:

  • Full diamond pattern (2 wires under 2 wires)

  • Regular braid pattern (1 wire under 2 wires)

  • Half diamond pattern (1 wire under 1 wire)

  • Varying flat and round wire

  • Varying PPI in single shaft

  • Tri-axial (longitudinal) wires

  • Coated wires to improve lamination

Liner:

  • Polyimide

  • PTFE

  • Nylon

  • Pebax

 

Braid/Coil:

  • Round stainless-steel wire

  • Flat stainless-steel wire

  • Nitinol wire

  • Tungsten wire

  • Platinum wire

  • Non-metallic wire (textiles, plastic)

 

Jacket:

  • Polyurethane

  • Nylon

  • Pebax