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Hitachi Cable America

Capabilities

Our custom medical tubing applications and products include PORTs, PICCs, dilators, multi-lumen tubes, multi-layer tubes, precision tubing for balloons and sheaths, catheters and more.

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Innovative Services

  • White Room Manufacturing
  • 6400 Square Foot ISO 8 Clean Room
  • Product Design Assessment
  • Rapid Prototyping (typically one week)
  • In-house Tooling and Manufacturing
  • Custom Compounding and Material Development
  • Proprietary Tool Design
  • Proprietary Screw Design
Capabilities

Capabilities

  • Small diameter tight tolerance tubing down to .008 inch ID
  • Single-lumen
  • Multi-lumen
  • Multi-layer tubing 2-3 layers
  • Medical Wire Coating
  • Fiber Optic Jacketing
  • Taper and Bump Tubing
  • Radiopathic
  • Internal and External Striping
  • Precision cut-to-length
  • Reeled Tubing
  • Custom Colors
  • Custom Packaging

State-Of-The-Art Equipment

  • 3/4” to 1-1/2” Single Screw Extruders
  • Proprietary Take-Off Equipment, Pullers & Bump Pullers
  • In-line Continuous Monitoring (O.D. / I.D. / Wall)
  • Proprietary Water Treatment Systems
  • Proprietary Control Systems
  • 100+ Custom Screws, 30+ Custom Extrusion Heads
  • Extensive Inventory Of Extrusion Tooling & Sizing Rings

Design Features (Upper and Lower Limits):

Outer Diameter:

  • .005” (0.12 mm) (.36F) Min., Based On Construction
  • .875” (22 mm) (66F) Max., Based On Construction

Inner Diameter:

  • .003” (0.08 mm), Based On Construction

Wall Thickness:

  • .001” (0.025 mm) Min.
  • Typical 0.0043-0.010” (0.11mm To 0.25mm)

Braid Or Coil I.D.:

  • .006” (0.15 mm) With Variable Pitch

Max. # Of Lumen:

  • Up To 24

# Of Layers:

  • Up To 4

# Of Durometer Changes:

  • Up To 2

# Of Taper Transitions:

  • Up To 10
 
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