Collaboration in Catheters

Medical Murray has developed innovative catheter technologies by working with its customers and down its supply chain. The company first opened its doors on April Fool’s day 20 years ago, but its success has been anything but a joke. In fact, it’s the result of a collaborative effort. As a leading supplier of complete catheter systems for…

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Molding Services for Components and Devices

Medical Murray, a device development and contract manufacturing company with ISO 13485 certification and FDA registration, provides complex catheter design and unique insert molding advantages for devices made from a wide range of materials, both thermoplastic and silicone rubber. Medical Murray’s “nano-molding” services refer to parts in a cubic millimeter range (1/10th the size of micro-molded parts), which provides the ability to mold components as small as .1 cubic millimeter.

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The Importance of Catheter Tipping and Joining

Processes and tooling methods for successful bonding and shaping of complex catheters for minimally invasive procedures. Authored by: Andrew Black & Tanner Hargens The physical shape and size of both a catheter shaft and tip plays a significant role in the overall success of an operative procedure, and in minimizing trauma and recovery time in…

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Molding of Bioabsorbable Polymers Exposes Their Sensitive Side

Careful attention to a number of factors is critical when molding and handling bioabsorbable polymers. In particular, even slight variability in heat, shear, residence time, and moisture can result in part failure. And when dealing with such costly materials and the stringent requirements of the medical device industry, failure is not an option.

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Injection Molding Small Complex Bioabsorbable Implants

Injection molding intricate components for medical device implantables is a difficult task on its own. Add absorbable
polymer to the equation and it becomes many times more challenging. This article reviews several of
the barriers to success in this area of component fabrication for implantable medical devices.

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