05102324 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 7 patents.

A device is provided for precision tipping catheters with repeatable accuracy. The device includes a die, a thermal heater for the die, a clamping pad for holding an untipped catheter in an aligned position, a lead screw for moving the catheter into and out of the die a precise distance, and a forced air cooler for cooling the tipped catheter. Preferably, the lead screw is rotated by a stepping motor.

Title
Precision tipping device for surgical catheters
Application Number
7/467896
Publication Number
5102324
Application Date
January 22, 1990
Publication Date
April 7, 1992
Inventor
William J Gahara
Nashua
NH, US
Gary C Bullard
Troi
NH, US
Agent
St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens
Assignee
Worldwide Medical Plastics
NH, US
IPC
B29C 31/08
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