Optinova, headquartered in Finland, is a world leader in precision extrusion of tubing for medical applications. Established in 1971, we have developed a world-wide reputation of fulfilling customer expectations; not only with fluoropolymer extrusions, but also with a wide variety of thermoplastics.
We bring you a full service custom extrusion partner. From your first iterations of prototypes, to full product commercialization, Optinova is there for you.
We have a vast experience in precision extrusion for our costumer designed tubing for the medical device industry. Our capabilities include both fluoropolymer and thermoplastic extrusion. Our experiences range from research and development to small, medium and automated high volume production. We serve markets in the fields of infusion technology, cardio-, vascular and delivery devices.
Optinova operates under GMP guidelines. Our locations in Finland, Thailand and Minnesota, USA, are operating under ISO13485:2003 certification.
Clean Room Environment
Based in Finland, Optinova operates all production within Class I 00,000/ISO Class 8 clean rooms, which are routinely maintained and certified. Optinova-MLE has established White Room conditions for all levels of production.
In process control
Our teams utilize a range of equipment to monitor wall thickness, ID and OD sizes during the runs as well as AQL post run inspections. Contact and non-contact methods are available based on materials, durometer and profile.
Extrusion services for your custom medical application
• Beadings & monofilaments
• FEP HS – FEP QuickShrink 2.0
• Etched OD PTFE liner
• ePTFE tubing & profiles
• Single- & Multilumen extrusions
• Balloon tubing
• Balloon & stent protectors
• Braided shafts
• CRM lead components
Our capabilities are:
• Research and Development
• Rapid prototyping
• In-house tool design and fabrication
• Natural compounds and customer formulations
• In-house braiding
• Tight tolerance repeatability
• Continuous-length spooling
• Extruded-component design
• Tubing secondary operations
Optinova is a world-leading supplier of IV-catheter tubing in PTFE, FEP and PUR
Based on our vast experience we have developed our ICM™ tubing concept; a concept that includes a range of specially produced tubing in the most commonly used materials for IV-catheters, giving customers various choices and opportunities.
• Batch-to-batch consistency
• Tight tolerances
• High concentricity
• Clean room production
• Available in dimensions according to customer specification
• Available in transparent version
• Supplied in cut length or on spools
• Double, sealed plastic bags
More than 400 employees in the Optinova Group would like to introduce their skills as a world-wide partner for advanced tubing solutions.