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Hygiene and resilience for medical technology – applications in medical technology must meet special hygienic and mechanical requirements, which is why we have developed a range of silicone-overmoulded system solutions. Thanks to their non-sticky surface and other properties, they are easy to clean, steam-sterilisable, flexible, insensitive to extreme temperatures and tested in accordance with DIN EN ISO 10993-5. This makes them a hygienic and robust solution for everyday medical use.
To meet medical requirements, we offer customised silicone-overmoulded system solutions consisting of connectors, overmoulded parts and cables, including assembly and optional laser marking.
The specially developed surface of the cable and overmoulding has a pleasant feel and prevents stickiness and the stick-slip effect, even after continuous use. In combination with the smooth transitions to the overmouldings, the non-sticky surface makes the cables extremely easy to clean – and thus ensures maximum hygiene for medical applications.
We offer silicone-overmoulded system solutions as a flexible complete system consisting of connectors, cables with matching assembly, as well as the overmoulding and optional labelling.
The smooth surface prevents the stick-slip effect, guarantees easy cleaning and complies with current hygiene standards. The system can withstand up to 500 autoclaving cycles.
Hygiene as a benchmark for the medical industry – our silicone-overmoulded system solutions are permanently compatible with both manual and mechanical cleaning methods. Even more important, however, is their thermal stability during steam sterilisation – for up to 500 autoclave cycles. The surface properties remain unchanged, permanently.
A particularly important feature of our silicone-overmoulded system solutions is the kink protection, which is provided by means of a sliding overmoulding. This guarantees high bending fatigue strength for the cable and overmoulding, while eliminating any edges which could potentially harbour unhygienic contaminants. The adhesion between the cable jacket and the overmoulding remains durable even after steam sterilisation and extreme stresses.
why silicone-overmoulded system solutions are ideal for use in the field of medical technology:
Endoscopy is one of the most important application areas for our silicone-overmoulded system solutions. The use of highly flexible and autoclavable, skin-friendly and slippery materials is of particular importance here.
Monitoring systems that measure brain waves, oxygen, blood pressure or body temperature require soft, flexible and hygienic connectors with a high number of mating cycles. Silicone-moulded solutions can also withstand mechanical influences and are fail-safe when transporting the respective devices. This ensures continuous monitoring of the patient.
In the field of robot-assisted surgical aids, the cable connections are exposed to varying loads such as tension or torsion. In this case, silicone-overmoulded system solutions offer optimum mechanical robustness and thus failure protection and reliability – while also meeting the strictest hygiene standards.
Many applications in the field of dental equipment require hybrid connections with a parallel supply of water, electricity, air or light. Silicone-overmoulded system solutions are suitable for a wide range of hybrid connections and allow easy-to-clean cable assemblies thanks to their non-sticky surface.
We take care of the medical testing and documentation for the assembled systems. This saves you time and development costs.
We work with you to develop a solution that perfectly meets your requirements. From planning and production to cable assembly, we combine all competencies under one roof and can also implement customised solutions for your project.