Gore Introduces Next Generation High Pressure Braided Tubing -- COMPAMED Trade Fair


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Gore Introduces Next Generation High Pressure Braided Tubing

W .L.  Gore & Associates - GORE™ Medical OEM Products
Newark, DE (October, 2007)— W. L. Gore & Associates today announced the next generation of high pressure braided tubing for medical devices. This tubing is made of a proprietary material that offers enhanced pressure decay properties. It maintains a constant working pressure of 1200 psi, with burst pressure exceeding 1700 psi.
This new material offers improved clarity for bubble detection and bondability enhancements.
The new GORE™ High Pressure Braided Tubing is manufactured at Gore’s Jersey Shore facility, located in Wall, New Jersey, USA.

About W. L. Gore & Associates

For nearly 50 years, W. L. Gore & Associates has cultivated a unique corporate culture, resulting in a high-energy commitment to innovation and a passionate belief in making a difference. Gore, perhaps best known as the inventors of GORE-TEX® expanded PTFE, is a leading manufacturer of thousands of advanced technology products for the electronics, industrial, fabrics and medical markets.

With sales of approximately $2 billion, the company is headquartered in Newark, Delaware, and employs approximately 8,000 associates in 46 facilities throughout the world. Gore is one of only four companies included in every edition of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” since the list began in 1984. For more information about W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. and GORE™ products, call 1-800-431-GORE, or visit www.gore.com.

GORE-TEX, GORE and designs are trademarks of W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
©2007 W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

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W. L. Gore & Associates Inc.
1746 Rt 34
Wall, NJ 07719

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