Precision Medical Extrusion of Thermoplastics and Silicone

Lubrizol Life Science Health draws upon extensive engineering experience to deliver your medical extrusion according to your exact specifications. Our precision extrusion solutions include custom extrusion of thermoplastics and silicone produced in controlled room environments, meeting your needs for a wide array of medical applications.

We work with you throughout medical device product development, beginning with medical device design assistance for defining and specifying your extrusion and support in materials selection. We design and manufacture most of our pin-and-die sets in-house and provide rapid response prototyping to verify manufacturability. Our process and regulatory expertise, strong supplier relationships and equipment availability keep lead times short and help ensure the success of your medical tubing.

Thermoplastic Extrusion

As a leading medical tubing supplier, LLS Health produces thermoplastic extrusions that meet the most precise specifications. Through close collaboration with our clients, we have delivered extrusions used in a range of advanced medical procedures — including coronary, peripheral and neurovascular applications. We can handle challenging levels of product complexity in virtually any type of thermoplastic, all while optimizing production for cost effectiveness.

Silicone Extrusion

LLS Health delivers tight-tolerance silicone medical extrusions, specializing in multilumen profiles and complex geometries for your tubing needs. Applications include wound drains, cuffs, vascular loops, cooling clips, compression bars, standoffs, catheter mainshafts, drainage tubes, feeding tubes and more.

Thermoplastic and Silicone Extrusion Capabilities

Capabilites Applications Thermoplastics Silicone
Lead Tubing Vascular, coronary, peripheral, neurovascular, nonvascular and more X X
Balloon Tubing Cardiac rhythm management and neurostimulation X X
Custom Extrusion Coronary, peripheral, neurovascular, dialysis, endoscopy and more X X
PEEK Extrusion Cardiovascular, Peripheral, Neurovascular, Laparoscopic, Orthopedic Applications X  
Braided Tubing Cardiovascular, Neurovascular, Diagnostic, Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal, Neurology, Urology, Coronary X X
Striping & Multilayer Coextrusion PTCA, stenting, guiding catheters, dialysis and more X X
Multilumen Tubing Vascular, endosurgery, coronary, peripheral, urology, ob/gyn and more X X
Heat Shrink Tubing All medical devices X  
Rapid Extrusion All medical devices X  
Wound Drains General wound care and advanced wound therapy   X
Bump Extrusion Manufacturing aid for catheter assembly X X