LLS Health Solution:
Excited to address this challenge, the Lubrizol Life Science Health (LLS Health) team first addressed the material composition of the guidewire tip.
As global leaders in development and manufacturing of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), the LLS Health team worked closely with the OEM to understand their material requirements. The team customized a range of materials using Lubrizol’s portfolio of thermoplastic polyurethanes specifically designed for the OEM’s guidewire tip manufacturing process.
The next step included precision extrusion to meet the OEM’s product requirement. With several years of supplying precision extruded components across the global market and expertise in wire jacketing technology, the team was able to exceed the OEM’s expectations for product component quality.
By offering both polymer customization and high-precision extrusion capabilities, the LLS Health team provided a consolidated solution to help to address the OEM’s manufacturing consistency requirements.