Newsroom: Confluent Announces Significant Investment in ATI Nitinol Melt Expansion

Catheter Components

Confluent Medical Technologies specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of highly precise complex catheter components and assemblies. Our extensive production capabilities enable us to perform secondary operations for all types of components involved in complex catheter systems

Catheter Component Capabilities

  • Dilators
  • Sheaths
  • Introducers
  • Braided shaft
  • Soft tips
  • Overmolded Components

Sheath Capabilities

  • Filmcast or Extruded PTFE & Other Liner Materials
  • Braid and Coil Reinforcement
  • Multi-Durometer Lamination with many different resins (Pebax, Vestamid, Grilamid, HDPE, Texin, Neusoft, etc.)
  • Straight, Shaped, or Steerable
  • Over-Molding or Gluing of Luers, Hubs, Connectors, etc.

Dilator Capabilities

  • From 0.5″ Tapered Tips at 4FR to 5″ Taper Length at 33FR
  • Continuous or stepped tapers
  • Symmetric or offset tapers
  • Multi-Durometer or Multi-Material Tips
  • Overmolded or Glued Hubs
  • Materials:
    • Virtually all thermoplastics
    • HDPE, LDPE, Nylons, Pebax’s, PET, PEEK, FEP, Urethanes

Braided Shaft

  • Braid reinforcement can alter and optimize the performance characteristics of the tubing
  • 8 or 16 wire designs- single or variable braid density
  • 30 – 200 PPI


Stainless Steel, Non-metallic, Radiopaque

Stock Stainless Steel Braid Sizes

Flat:      0.0005″x0.003″   0.0007″x0.003″

              0.001″x0.003″     0.001″x0.005″

Round:  0.001″                  0.002″

(Custom sizes available upon request)

Rapid Prototyping

  • Confluent Medical Technologies is committed to offering speed during development and scalability during production. We have dedicated prototyping resources and are committing to our lead times.

    • 2-3 weeks for tooling and extrusions (with onhand materials)
    • 1-2 weeks for prototype dilators
    • Additional lead-time needed for customer overmolding hubs

Partnering with you every step of the way

Contact Confluent Medical today and make sure your project is supported by our unmatched resources, technical expertise and proven service to meet any design, modification or manufacturing requirements.