Machine Solutions Manufacturing and Testing Equipment

Machine Solutions offers a wide variety of machines designed to help our customers make great medical devices. Our MSI division specializes equipment for PTCA/PTA balloon catheters and stents with processes such as balloon folding, stent crimping, catheter laminating, laser bonding, mandrel straightening, marker band swaging, heart valve crimping and thermal bonding equipment. MSI also provides testing services and testing equipment including: radial force testing, stent securement, catheter trackability and torquability. Our Steeger USA division specializes in braiding equipment, including medical braiders, textile braiders, microelectronic braiders, coilers and stranders. PlasticWeld Systems and Vante divisions specialize in medical plastic processing including catheter tipping, flaring, flanging, hole forming, skiving, polished eye forming, bonding and welding. Vante also offers a line of biopharmaceutical sealers and sterile connectors and disconnectors.

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Machine Solutions Product Lines

MSI Balloon Pleating and Folding Equipment

BALLOON PLEATING AND FOLDING

Minimize your folded balloon profile by optimizing pleat curvature. Our latest technology features automation for folding drug coated balloons.

MSI drug coated and uncoated stent crimping equipment

STENT CRIMPING

Industry leading technology for crimping drug coated stents. We have the solution to meet your needs from R&D units to high volume automated positioning.

MSI Marker band Swaging

Marker Band Swaging

Produce superior appearance of platinum, gold and stainless marker bands with precise positioning using our automated process.

Catheter laminating equipment

CATHETER LAMINATION

Our system provides uniform heating for reflow of polymers into bradied catheters.

Steeger USA Medical braiding equipment

CATHETER BRAIDING

Fine Wire braiding for medical applications. Wire size as small as 0.0005″ with most metalic or polymer materials.

MSI Balloon Pleating and Folding Equipment

WIRE STRANDERS AND COILERS

Created coils or stand patterns for catheter applications. Sold as stand alone units or attachements to Steeger braiders.

Vante PlasticWeld Solutions catheter tipping solutions

CATHETER TIPPING

Our systems can create a broad range of catheter tips with open, closed, and soft ends. Typical processes are flash free and create high tolerneced components.

PlasticWeld Systems hole forming equipment

CATHETER HOLE FORMING

Drilling, punching or skiving equipment can mechanically create holes into catheter tubing

Steeger USA Medical braiding equipment

PLASTIC TUBE BONDING

Our equipment can create butt welds, lap welds, braid to non-braid and many other leak-free joints with excellent tensile strength.

MSI Balloon Pleating and Folding Equipment

PLASTIC TUBE FLARING

Create flairs or flanges on PVC, Polyethylene, Polyurethane, Nylon, Teflon and other thermoplastic tubing.

Vante PlasticWeld Solutions catheter tipping solutions

HOT AIR BONDING AND LAMINATION

Our hot air bonders provide high quality, low cost thermoplastic welds such as balloon bonds, butt joints or other applications.

PlasticWeld Systems hole forming equipment

LASER BONDING

Precise CO2 laser provides focused energy for creating small flexible PTCA balloon bonds.

Steeger USA Medical braiding equipment

MANDREL STRAIGHTENING

An automated straightening process allows customers to recycle bent or bowed coated stainless steel mandrels.

MSI Balloon Pleating and Folding Equipment

MANDREL MANUFACTURING

Vante provides device manufacturers with low volume and short lead time fabrication of custom geometry mandrels.

Vante PlasticWeld Solutions catheter tipping solutions

R&D MEDICAL BRAIDING SERVICES

SteegerUSA’s R&D lab features 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48, and 96-Carrier Braiders for customers to create samples or run trials prior to purchase.

PlasticWeld Systems hole forming equipment

STENT LOADING

MSI’s proprietary segmental compression technology allows our customers to load longer, more flexible Nitinol stents.

Steeger USA Medical braiding equipment

HEART VALVE CRIMPING

We offer custom designed disposable or washable crimper designs to allow doctors to uniformly crimp percutaneous heart valves at the bedside.

MSI Balloon Pleating and Folding Equipment

RADIAL FORCE TESTING

ASTM international references our “Segmented Head Apparatus” as a method for radial strength testing of balloon-expandable and self-expanding stents.

Vante PlasticWeld Solutions catheter tipping solutions

CATHETER TESTING

We can measure trackability, torquability, pushability and other functions of your interventional device for competitive testing or device validation.

PlasticWeld Systems hole forming equipment

STENT SECUREMENT TESTING

This easy to use and highly repeatable test method is based on the ASTM standard F2394-07 (2013).

Steeger USA Medical braiding equipment

BIOPHARMACEUTICAL TUBE SEALING

VanteBiopharm and Sebra products utilize RF technology to seal dry or fluid filled dielectric tubing or TPE tubing used in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, plasma and blood collection and processing.

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