We can now produce ePTFE Tubing with an inside diameter as low as 0.005″ and wall thickness as low as 0.00025″. Possible application may include covered stents for repair of  brain aneurysms.                      


Highly Flexible Tubing has a tight bend radius and is self expanding.   The inner spine is made from a thin foil of high stength stainless steel or Nitinol that is encapsulated inside and out with ePTFE.


A new facility has recently been purchased for R&D/Production of ePTFE medical components. The property is located approximately 20 miles south of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Patented High Strength ePTFE Tubing and Membrane  https://www.google.com/patents/US8609249 https://www.google.com/patents/US8784710





  Tough and stiff yet flexible ePTFE-PTFE composite can be laser machined or razor carved to form inert medical components.plus  


Phillips Scientific has the capability of manufacturing ePTFE suture thread as well as tipping and attaching the thread to eyeless needles.