Navigation Links
Medi-Solve Coatings Develops Masking Process for Medical Devices

Natick, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012

Medi-Solve Coatings, a leading manufacturer of very lubricious, hydrophilic coatings for the medical device industry, has developed a unique way to mask a medical device during the coating process. Catheters and guidewires are typically coated at the end of the device manufacturing process. Sometimes, only a portion of the device requires a highly lubricious coating. For example, on a stent delivery catheter, the distal tip and catheter shaft would have a hydrophilic coating to help the catheter track. “On the balloon portion where the stent is crimped on, a slippery coating would be detrimental.” According to Ron Sahatjian, Chief Technology Officer for Medi-Solve.

Medi-Solve’s novel masking material and process enables manufacturers to preferentially coat finished devices. With this unique material, the coating can be applied while the balloon is in its final, folded state. This offers process flexibility while saving time and money. For more information visit .

About Medi-Solve Coatings
Medi-Solve Coatings ( is a leading provider of hydrophilic, hydrophobic and lubricious coatings focusing on medical device and biomedical applications. As highly regarded coatings experts, with over 40 years of industry experience, Medi-Solve Coatings uses its in-depth understanding of medical device requirements to develop innovative solutions for its customers. Medi-Solve Coatings is dedicated to assisting customers from product design through commercial scale manufacturing.

Medi-Solve Coatings is a Katahdin Company. Katahdin Industries, Inc. ( provides high tolerance coating applications and specialized metal finishing technology and services to the medical device and highly engineered components markets through platform-focused subsidiaries. Katahdin’s coating operations are conducted through Precision Coating Company, Inc., one of the largest medical device coating applicators in the world, specializing in Teflon® coating applications. A separate co-located company, Precision Fabric, is a worldwide distributor and converter of Teflon® coated fabrics, tapes and belts. Specialized metal finishing services are conducted through DCHN, LLC, an industry leader in technical aluminum and titanium anodizing, electro-polish and passivation, and other related services. Sanford Process Corporation provides hard coat anodizing solutions and intellectual property to a range of well-known OEMs and their prime subcontractors worldwide, with an increasing presence in Korea and China.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related biology technology :

1. Ecology Coatings Develops Coatings Safe for Direct Contact with Food Products
2. Global Anti-Microbial Coatings Industry
3. Optical Coatings: Technologies and Global Markets
4. NASA develops super-black material that absorbs light across multiple wavelength bands
5. UCLA team develops highly efficient method for creating flexible, transparent electrodes
6. Quanterix Develops Microfluidic Consumable That Will Enable Next Generation Molecular Diagnostic Systems based on Single Molecule Array Technology
7. Harvards Wyss Institute develops DNA nanorobot to trigger targeted therapeutic responses
8. College Chairman And Prolific Inventor Develops Life-Saving, Real-Time Diagnostic Technologies
9. Union Equity, Inc.s Wholly Owned Subsidiary Develops Cream that Aids in Soothing the Symptoms of Chemotherapy
10. ZyGEM and USAMRIID Sign CRADA for Development of Simplified Sample Processing Solutions for Biothreat Agents
11. Powerful AAC Device With Intel® i7 Processor Enables Natural Communication for Stroke, ALS and Autism Patients
Post Your Comments:
Related Image:
Medi-Solve Coatings Develops Masking Process for Medical Devices
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015  Twist Bioscience, a company focused ... Ph.D., Twist Bioscience chief executive officer, will present ... December 1, 2015 at 3:10 p.m. Eastern Time at The ... --> --> ... Bioscience is on Twitter. Sign up to follow ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ANGELES , Nov. 24, 2015 ... biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization ... , Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present ... 1, 2015 at 10:50 a.m. EST, at The Lotte ... City . . ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... -- According to two new studies, fewer men are having ... many doctors, scientists, and public health experts have been pushing ... tests being done, will there be more men dying of ... "Despite the efforts made in regards to early detection ... cause of death in men, killing approximately 27,500 men this ...
(Date:11/23/2015)... ... November 23, 2015 , ... Noblis, Inc., a leading provider of ... and Programs, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), has joined the Noblis NSP team as ... career in the intelligence community and the private sector,” said L. Roger Mason, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... 2015  Rubicon Genomics, Inc., today announced an ... its DNA library preparation products, including the ThruPLEX ... Plasma-seq kit. ThruPLEX Plasma-seq has been optimized for ... libraries for liquid biopsies--the analysis of cell-free circulating ... in cancer and other conditions. Eurofins Scientific is ...
(Date:10/27/2015)... In the present market scenario, security is ... industry verticals such as banking, healthcare, defense, electronic gadgets, ... for secure & simplified access control and growing rate ... of bank accounts, misuse of users, , and so ... laptops, and smartphones are expected to provide potential opportunities ...
(Date:10/26/2015)... Calif. and LAS VEGAS ... Nok Nok Labs , an innovator in modern authentication ... , today announced the launch of its latest version ... unified platform enabling organizations to use standards-based authentication that ... Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite is ideal for organizations ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):