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Medical Braiding Systems

K80 Series Horizontal & Vertical Style Braiding Systems

Steeger USA K80 Series

Steeger USA braiders can be manufactured in any multiple of 4 carriers with the most common sizes being 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 64, 72, 96, & 144-carriers; up to 288-carriers.

Our machines are the workhorses for the medical industry. They are used in the production of:

  • Catheters
  • Stents
  • Leads
  • Data Cables
  • and a variety of minimally invasive applications

Steeger USA machines assist our customers’ product with designed flexibility, stiffness, kink resistance, improved torque response, and radial / hoop strength.

Our carrier design, which unrolls wire from a horizontally placed bobbin enables braiding the most tension sensitive materials without rolling or twisting.

Our machines provide a platform for the customization our customers need in connection with their high tech and demanding applications.

Our KL80D carrier will handle:

Wire Types:

  • Stainless Steel, Copper, NiTi, Titanium, Platinum, Cobalt Chromium, and coated wires

Monofilament Fibers:

  • Nylon, PET, PEN, PP, PEEK, and custom extruded fibers

Round Wire / Fiber Sizes:

  • 0.0005” up to 0.010” (dependent on specified materials)
  • Multiple ends per bobbin

Flat Wire / Fiber Sizes:

  • 0.0005” x 0.002” up to 0.003” x 0.008” (dependent on specific materials)

Multi Filament Yarns:

  • Nylon, Polyester, PP, Dyneema, Kevlar, Vectran, Spectra, and custom extruded fibers.
  • Denier ranges from 5 – 1,500

Supporting Document: Medical Braiding Systems (PDF)


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