Catheter Butt Weld

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What is catheter Butt Weld?

Catheter Butt Weld is a method of joining or connecting two sections of a catheter tube together. It is a technique commonly used in the manufacturing of catheters to create a seamless and secure connection between two catheter segments.

The process of catheter butt weld:

The process of catheter butt welding involves bringing the ends of two catheter tubes together and applying heat to melt the material at the junction point. Once the material reaches the appropriate temperature, the ends are pressed or fused together, creating a strong bond. This fusion creates a smooth, continuous catheter tube without any external protrusions or edges.

The butt welding technique is often used when manufacturing catheters with a multi-segment design, such as those with varying flexibility or different functionalities along the length of the catheter. By seamlessly joining the segments, the catheter maintains structural integrity and fluid-tight properties.

The weld strength and quality are crucial factors in ensuring the reliability and performance of the catheter. Proper temperature control, pressure, and alignment during the welding process are essential to achieve a robust and durable bond between the catheter segments. So It has not easy requirements for catheter tipping machines. Cathetermelt catheter tipping machine provides the advanced technology and experienced team to meet your requirements.

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Catheter Butt Welding Equipment Specification

Heating Range: 50-500℃

Catheter Diameter

Treatment Range: 2-42Fr for catheter

Tip Forming Length:0.5-25mm

Applicable Forming Material Applicable products: PVC, PEBAX, PU, LDPE, PP, PA, FEP and other thermoplastic polymers

Applicable products: CVC, PICC, Foley catheter, dilator, sheath, Ureteral Catheter, balloon,pigtail catheter and so on

Machine Configurations: PID temperature control Catheter tip forming machine; force control catheter tipping machine

Catheter Dies and Mandrels: Customized catheter tip forming dies and mandrels depend on the products

Catheter Butt Welding Equipment Feature

1. Attractive appearance, compact size, easy to transport

2. Quickly replaceable molds of various sizes.

3. High compatibility, not only suitable for catheters, but also for guidewire tips.

4. High heating temperature, molds up to 500 degrees Celsius, can be used for high temperature material processing treatment

5. Fast heating speed, from room temperature to working temperature in 1-3 seconds.

6. Small temperature fluctuation range, can be accurately controlled at ± 3 degrees Celsius

7. Motorized control. Compared with pneumatic, the slider stroke adjustment and position more accurate

8. Color touch screen, full digital control, quantitative control of the production process

9. High yield, no burrs and flying spikes on the products

10.No exposed heating part, operator safety

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