Implantable ePTFE

ePTFE (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene) is ideal for use with a wide range of medical devices. Well recognized and widely accepted, this material offers a feature profile that includes biocompatibility, strength and lubriciousness.

Why BD Peripheral Intervention OEM for Implantable ePTFE Products?

With BD Peripheral Intervention OEM’s ePTFE, medical device developers get materials that:

  • Facilitate low profile, high strength design parameters
  • Are understood and accepted by the clinical community
  • Have a  long and successful history with the world’s major regulatory bodies
  • Long-term, uninterrupted supply
  • Provide IP Protected access to markets

ePTFE is available in a wide variety of tubular diameters, lengths, and wall thicknesses offering you cost-effective products to meet your specific needs, such as:

  • Stent Covering
  • Orthopedic Implant Components
  • CABG Devices
  • Septal Defect Devices
  • LVAD Cannulae Components
  • Vascular Grafts

ePTFE has many benefits which can be ideal for vascular applications, including:

  • The ability to collapse and expand repeatedly;
  • Resistant to wear in the body; can cycle millions of times without breaking or coming off the device;
  • Can adapt to blood vessels and their natural pulsatile action, allowing encapsulated devices to withstand flexion created by those pressure pulses;
  • The microporous nature allows tissue ingrowth.

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