Tech note: Nitinol Wire Braided Components

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Nitinol Wire Braided Components

Braided Nitinol components are widely used in medical devices due to the flexibility, tailorable properties, and ability to form braids into complex shapes.  Common applications for braided nitinol include:  Neurovascular…

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Tech Note: Confluent Adds Advanced Knitting Capability For Heart Valves And Structural Heart Devices At Textile Center Of Excellence

Confluent recently added advanced capabilities for 3-D and near net shape textiles with a Raschel Double Needle Bar knitter.  This investment will support advances in textiles in our target transcatheter…

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Tech Note: Electrospinning Q&A

The Electrospinning Company, based in the UK, has developed a proprietary stent coating technology which broadens the design options utilized in the stent coating market and fully automate the process…

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Tech Note: Confluent Exceeds Historical Filmcast PTFE Threshold

Filmcast PTFE has historically been limited to a maximum diameter of around 0.100”, which restricted the option for larger French size aspiration catheters. Confluent was able to break through that…

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Investment in New Tubing Draw Lines Adds Capacity and Expands Large Diameter Tubing Capability

Confluent Medical Technologies, (Confluent), invests in several new high-precision tube drawing lines that expand size range capabilities and strengthens its vertically integrated Nitinol supply chain. These new lines will support…

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Tech Note: Comparison of Confluent Filmcast PTFE to RAM Extruded PTFE

The purpose of this Tech Note is to provide data for comparison of Confluent Filmcast PTFE to RAM Extruded PTFE to assist customers in choosing the right material for their…

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Tech Note: Confluent Opens New Biomaterials Manufacturing Center

Confluent Medical Technologies (Confluent) has recently announced the completion of a new Biomaterials Manufacturing Center at their Textiles Center of Excellence in Warwick, Rhode Island. This expansion enables Confluent to…

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Tech Note: Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies Conference and Exposition (Smst) 2022

The International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies (SMST) took place in Carlsbad, California on May 16th-20th, 2022. SMST brings together a diverse group of worldwide experts active in…

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Confluent Medical Announces New Capabilities at the Orange County Balloon Catheter Center-of-Excellence

The Confluent Orange County, CA center-of-excellence for balloon catheters and extrusion, has expanded into a new Prototyping Lab and increased its capabilities with a new state-of-the art Polymer Laser. The…

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Tech Note: Confluent Medical Technologies Expands Textiles Capabilities

Confluent Medical Technologies has added Calendar Textile Finishing capabilities at our Warwick, Rhode Island facility to advance what’s possible with woven and knit textiles.  This tech expansion enables tailored fabric…

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