What materials are the catheter mandrels made of?

Currently the mandrels commonly used in the industry for processing are: 1) stainless steel wire, rod or tube; 2) silver-plated copper wire; and 3) PTFE wire, rod or tube. The advantages and disadvantages of the three different materials are as follows: Stainless steel wire, rod or tube has good dimensional retention (including outer diameter, roundness, […]

How to Choose Catheter Mandrel?

When selecting materials for tip forming machine catheter core pins(catheter mandrel), we should consider the following aspects: Strength and Rigidity: The material used for catheter core pins should be strong and rigid enough to maintain shape stability during the catheter tip molding process. Higher strength and rigidity ensures that the catheter core pin can withstand […]

What is a Catheter Mandrel?

Before introducing the catheter mandrel, let’s first understand the basic structure of the catheter. A catheter is a long, thin, tubular device used to deliver fluids or perform medical procedures inside the body. A tool called a catheter mandrel is often used in the manufacture of catheters. The catheter mandrel is an elongated metal rod […]

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