Advanced Catheter Technologies

Medical catheters are made with a variety of materials and designs to serve a broad range of functions. The engineering design and development vary based on intended application. Trusted competence at every phase of complex catheter design, development, manufacturing, testing, and regulatory make Heraeus a comprehensive outsourcing solution.

Multi Balloon String

When it comes to catheters, Heraeus understands the importance of key factors like lubricity, flexibility, pushability, kink resistance, and torque transfer. Our experienced global team offers unique design capabilities and uses comprehensive, proprietary manufacturing processes to develop and manufacture a wide range of high quality catheters.

Our engineering experts collaborate with your team to ensure your specific requirements are met, helping your company get to market faster and earn the trust of medical professionals everywhere.

Heraeus continues to expand its catheter capabilities and can provide customers with:

Advanced Catheter Technologies
  • Ablation Catheters
  • Aspiration Catheters
  • Balloon Occlusion Catheters
  • Electrophysiology Diagnostic and Mapping Catheters
  • Guide Catheters
  • Micro-catheters (Coronary chronic total occlusion (CTO), Peripheral, Neurovascular, Oncology)
  • Support Catheters
  • Steerable Catheters
  • Implant Delivery Systems and Introducers for:
    • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
    • Left atrial appendage (LAA) Stent Delivery Systems

 Testing services

 Regulatory services

Catheter - Features and Accessories

  • Engineered Shafts – coiled, braided, or other combinations
  • Multi-lumen, multi-durometer, variety of medical grade and materials and coatings
  • Rapid-exchange (Rx) and over-the-wire (OTW) delivery systems for percutaneous coronary intervention (PTCA) procedures
  • Stent delivery (SDS) – self-expanding/balloon-expandable
  • Molded hubs, manifolds, and luer taper insertion
  • Marker bands - Pt/Ir, Ag
  • Soft tips
  • Custom ports & manifolds
  • Custom proximal terminations

Balloon Catheter - Types, Features and Accessories

  • Compliant, semi-compliant, and non-compliant
  • Variable expansion
  • Integration of conductive components
  • Inverted and single tail designs
  • Multi-balloon catheters
  • Broad spectrum of balloon shapes and sizes