Catheter Hole Punching

Extruded Tubing with Tip and HolesWhat is medical plastic hole punching? 

Hole punching is the creation of an orifice through the tubing wall. The holes can be produced in a variety of shapes, using a variety of applied science advancements. Putnam Plastics offers a wide range of custom hole punching technologies. 

What are the advantages of laser hole drilling?

Laser hole drilling allows smaller diameter holes to be produced, with better precision positioning. It also allows for the creation of an endless variety of geometric shapes.

Which materials can catheter holes be drilled into? 

Putnam Plastics has the ability to laser drill most all commonly used medical grade thermoplastic and thermoset materials. These include, but are not limited to: 
  • Polyimide, 
  • PEEK, 
  • Polyurethane, 
  • Nylon and 
  • Pebax.

What catheter hole drilling options are available at Putnam? 

Putnam Plastics has CNC hole cutting equipment which can drill, punch or laser the widest range of hole sizes and shapes. 

What ISO certification does Putnam Plastics have?

Putnam’s leading-edge medical manufacturing facility is ISO 13485:2003 certified. Our dedicated ISO compliant cleanroom space meets the growing demand of regulatory guidelines for medical device components. 
 

Why is Putnam the best choice for medical plastic hole punching? 

Because Putnam offers punching, grinding, turning, and laser hole drilling, you are assured to have the most suitable technology for your specific application. 
 
As a specialist in high-tech finishing capabilities, Putnam can leverage over 30 years of custom manufacturing to design and engineer custom medical tubing to meet all your functional requirements. 
  

 

Why Choose Putnam?

  • 30 years experience across 36 countries
  • Innovative design and research expertise
  • In-house ISO certified production facilities
  • Single source integrated solution