Putnam Plastics Corporation

Catheter Tipping

Catheter Tipping

What is catheter tipping?

Catheter tipping is any secondary process performed on a catheter shaft or tip.

Which advanced technologies does Putnam offer for catheter tipping? 

Putnam Plastics offers the widest range of tipping equipment and technology in the medical industry. These include but are not limited to laser, lamination, RF, heat induction, CNC grinding and turning.

What options are available for a catheter tip? 

Tips may include open or closed ends, radius on inner and outer diameters, irregular shapes, and even lumen specific tips. Multiple lumens can be transitioned to one or more lumens.    

Which medical devices is catheter tipping technology commonly used in?

Putnam Plastics has 35+ years of experience in catheter tip design and manufacturing. Some examples of tip processing for medical devices are:

  • Marker band placement
  • Irregular geometric shaping
  • Taper or radius ends
  • Multi-lumens transitioned to single lumen
  • Flaring
  • Bullet nose or square closed ends
  • Bonding of soft atraumatic tips
  • Butt and angular welds
  • Neck downs

What ISO certifications does Putnam Plastics have? 

Putnam’s leading-edge medical tubing manufacturing facility is ISO 13485:2016 certified. Our dedicated clean room manufacturing space meets the growing demand of industry codes and regulatory guidelines. 

ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices Quality Management Certified Company

Why is Putnam the best choice for catheter tips? 

With over 38 years experience in polymer processing, and the widest range of processing equipment, Putnam Plastics is able to utilize the most ideal technology for your specific application.

Contact us to talk with one of our highly skilled engineers or expert sales staff, and find out how our expertise can work for you.

Why Choose Putnam?

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