Merit mandrels provide the consistent diameters, tight tolerances, and smooth, low friction surfaces you need to design and deliver catheter tube ID solutions with ideal characteristics and superior release properties. Merit mandrels are available in a variety of diameters and base materials, including stainless steel, Nitinol, and copper. Our unique continuous spool-to-spool precoating process makes it possible to apply PTFE coatings to Nitinol and other materials without compromising their elastic properties. We can deliver your coated mandrel wires in a variety of ways including on-spool, straightened, or cut to specific lengths. And we can apply a variety of final manufacturing and finishing processes, including laser ablation and laser-cut rounded and tapered ends.
Features and Benefits
Benefits of the Coated Mandrels and Stylets
Ultra-thin well-defined coating
Extremely consistent diameter
Tight coating tolerance (2.5 µm – 5.0 µm)
End shaping (uncoated skive, taper section, bending, rounded ends)
In-House Finishes and Finishing Processes
Finishes: Rounded ends; Square cut ends; Taper; Bended end
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Merit Medical complies to domestic and international regulations as well as the strictest internal quality systems. Specific regulatory assistance is available upon request. Products may not be available in all countries. All products are sold and packaged non-sterile.
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