Custom Treatments for Wire/Tubing


Secondary Processing

When your project requires more than just in-stock wire and hypotube Tegra Medical offers secondary processes such as grinding, cutting, coating, and end treatments, in addition to custom mandrels. You can expect the same quality and attention to detail we put into all of our medical device manufacturing.

Contact us at 508-541-4200 x1 or to discuss your custom needs.

Custom ServiceHypotube and Wire Treatment Details
Abrasive CuttingOur standard cutting method for custom cut orders of 500 units or less. The ends are burred and sharp, and require additional end treatment operations such as deburring or end rounding. Standard tolerance is +/- .050″ to +/- .250″.
Electrochemical CuttingElectrochemical cutting uses a specially designed cutting wheel, electrolyte solution, and electricity to effectively and precisely “cut” through wire and tubing providing a square, burr-free cut. Standard tolerance is +/- .005″ to +/- .030″ dependent on cut length.
Precision Shear CuttingSpooled material is automatically fed and shear cut. This method of cutting produces a small burr of .001” to .002”, which can be removed by adding an end treatment. Standard tolerance is +/- .005″ to +/- .030″.
Centerless GrindingPrecision grinding is available on all inventory or customer supplied materials. Standard diameter is +/-.0002”, however tolerances as tight as +/-.00005” are possible.
End TreatmentsEnd treatments range from a simple break edge to a full radius end.
Finishing OperationsVarious custom finishing operations are available including passivation, ultrasonic cleaning, electropolishing, grit blasting, laser abrasion, laser marking and more.
Custom MandrelsCustom ground mandrels, which we manufacture to your specifications. Custom features can include steps, tapers and flats.
CoatingWe offer several coatings with varying degrees of thickness. We’ll custom-grind the base material to achieve the final coated diameter you need.

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