NDC Tech Note: NDC’s Crimping Operations Team

Reinforcing its strategic focus on endovascular device and component manufacturing, NDC has formed a Crimping Operations Team spanning multiple functions including product development, process engineering, manufacturing and quality. The Crimping Operations Team, led by Lisa Ballou, Product Development Manager, is available to provide multiple services including crimp tube material selection, processing, inspection, validation, technical service ...continue reading

NDC Tech Note: NDC testing new processes for PTFE coating of Nitinol

NDC is in the process of testing a new low-temperature method of applying PTFE and other coatings to Nitinol that will not compromise the alloy’s underlying mechanical properties. PTFE, a hydrophobic coating, is routinely utilized in the medical device industry to improve device lubricity, allowing devices to slide easily within the body. Difficulties can arise ...continue reading