New Compounds for Flexible Medical Cables Pass ISO 10993 Testing


Lisbon, NH - New England Wire Technologies, world leader in the manufacture of custom wire and cable, is pleased to announce the addition of ISO 10993-5 and ISO 10993-10 approved compounds to its flexible medical cable portfolio. This addition includes silicone rubber and thermoplastic polyurethane compounds that have passed cytotoxicity (ISO 10993-5) as well as irritation and sensitization (ISO 10993-10) testing.

Silicone rubber offers the device-friendly combination of biocompatibility, flexibility, autoclavability and thermal stability, while this unique polyurethane compound presents a lightweight, flexible, durable material with a satin-matte finish. Both materials are RoHS and REACH compliant; phthalate, PVC and latex free.

For over 110 years, New England Wire Technologies, a privately held, employee owned company, has been producing the most technologically advanced wire and cable in the industry with short lead times, rapid prototyping and unparalleled customer service. We assist engineers, scientists and technical professionals in the design, development and testing of custom cable- ultra flexible single and multi-conductor, coaxial, miniature and micro-miniature cables, braids, cables and strands and Litz wire to exacting industry specifications.

Visit www.newenglandwire.com today learn more about these and other medical grade materials offered from New England Wire Technologies or e-mail sales@newenglandwire.com to ask about our extensive experience producing medical instrumentation cables and leads.

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