Following are several innovation-driven products and technologies that have been introduced over the past 6 months.
Freudenberg Medical obtained 8 patents for minimally invasive technologies, these include the Composer Catheter Handle Platform, hemostasis valves with variable diameter seals, and expandable introducer sheaths. Next generation Product Solutions—Composer EPIC and Composer Toccata Catheter Handle Platforms, and the HyperSeal Mini hemostasis valve where just introduced. Designed for medical device companies looking to accelerate time to market with commercialization-ready solutions. Click here to learn more.
Freudenberg Medical has expanded medical Balloon Development and introduced Rapid Response Prototyping for balloons. All capabilities are available in-house to develop, manufacture, and test high performance medical balloons including non-compliant, semi-compliant, and compliant balloon technologies. Click here to learn more.
Announced this week, Helix iMC, a ground-breaking new technology to continuously measure the inner geometry of silicone tubes. Unique to the industry, this innovative measurement system significantly increases product quality for critical applications, such as pacemaker lead insulation, and dramatically cuts down on material usage, process time and validation requirements. Click here to learn more.
Twisted Lumen Tubing is another silicone innovation announced by Freudenberg Medical this month. The unique multi-lumen tubing was designed to provide equal balance of stress across the inner and outer lumens as the tubing bends. The proprietary technology offers a broad range in the degree of twist required for medical device applications such as pacemakers, breathing tubes, and other medical applications which require navigation through tortuous pathways within the human body. Click here to learn more.
As a materials specialist Freudenberg Medical has developed a proprietary conductive silicone compound used for both smart therapeutic devices that deliver electrical currents and for ESD shielding of sensitive electronics. Conductive silicone is ideal for two-shot overmolding applications. “Our extensive material knowledge helps us identify and modify state-of-the-art materials and enhance them for special requirements,” said Lars Gerding, technology director at Freudenberg Medical.
Innovative new products recently launched by InHealth Technologies, Freudenberg Medical’s ENT division, include the Blom-Singer StomaSoft Laryngectomy Tube, the redesigned Katz Extractor Oto-Rhino Foreign Body Remover used globally by physicians, Blom-Singer FitSeries Adhesive Housing for stoma care, and Blom-Singer Post-Operative Care Kits for total laryngectomy post-op patients. Click here to learn more about these pioneering products for the Ear, Nose & Throat market.
Learn more about innovation at Freudenberg Medical at COMPAMED, November 18-21 in Düsseldorf, Germany—Hall 8b, booth H01.