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CARDIOVASCULAR COATING SOLUTIONS

Custom Coatings Designed for Cardiovascular Devices

Our hydrophilic coatings provide best-in-class performance with the industry’s lowest particulate counts. Our flexible service model allows you to coat your materials at your production facility or our Contract Coating Services Unit. Your medical device is specifically designed to achieve its intended goal, and our coatings allow your device to be easily maneuverable and highly durable to optimize vascular access and minimize procedure time.

At Biocoat, we are focused on researching, developing, manufacturing, and applying the best coatings in the market. By becoming an extension of your team, we are fully dedicated to providing you with a best-in­ class experience at every stage of your product’s development and commercial lifecycle.

TYPES OF CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICES UTILIZING HYDROPHILIC COATINGS

  • PTCA Balloon Catheters
  • PTA Balloon Catheters
  • PTCA Dilatation Catheters
  • Diagnostic Catheters
  • Stent Delivery Systems
  • Guiding Catheters
  • Guidewires
  • Introducer Sheaths
  • Coronary Atherectomy Devices
  • AAA Stent Graft Systems
  • CTO Crossing Catheters
  • IVUS Catheters
  • Transcatheter Heart Valve Replacement Systems
  • AND MANY MORE…

At Biocoat, we offer a complete solution for coating cardiovascular medical devices.

OUR SERVICES PROCESS

Substrates We Coat

BEST-IN-CLASS PERFORMANCE

At Biocoat, our HYDAK® coatings offer best-in-class performance in lubricity, durability, and particulates. Our coatings give you a choice to cure the coatings using either Thermal heat or Ultraviolet (UV) light. The following charts show the results of a series of tests that the Biocoat Research & Development team completed to test the friction, durability, and particulates on commercially available microcatheters to see how our coatings perform compared to other coatings on the market.

CASE STUDY

PTCA Balloon Dilatation Catheter Family of Products

THE REQUIREMENT:

To successfully complete the project design, the developing company’s engineering team required a high-performing hydrophilic coating and to implement production techniques to match the high volume and high-efficiency production requirements during the introduction of a family of balloon catheters.

THE challenge:

Biocoat was asked to develop a coating that would perform on each catheter being planned for the product portfolio. Each catheter had different coating requirements, including different coating lengths, lubricity requirements, masking and performance standards. One particularly challenging area was the development of a solution and process to mask the balloons on the catheters so that the coating did not interfere with the performance of the balloon.

THE SOLUTION:

Biocoat worked closely with the engineering team on each project to develop a coating to maximize the overall device performance. Biocoat also designed and assisted with developing production techniques that would allow for large volumes of product to be coated efficiently and effectively. Each product has been US-FDA approved and is available in several countries including the United States, Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region, Australia, Latin America, and Africa.

“I believe their hydrophilic coating solution for catheters is one of the best, if not the best, solution on the market.”
Michael Wallace      Medical Device Executive and Serial Entrepreneur 

Interested in a Hydrophilic Coating Solution for your Cardiovascular Devices?

Our team of engineers and coating experts would be glad to have a discussion about your project and its requirements.

Dedicated Support Throughout Your Project Development

A major portion of Biocoat’’s success has been offering a high-touch customer service experience. Our coating experts are ready to assist you with the development of a coating specifically designed to match your project’s requirements.

A STANDARD ENGAGEMENT WITH BIOCOAT:
1
Project Review
Our Application Engineering Team facilitates an initial review to determine fit between your project's unique specifications and our HYDAK hydrophilic coatings. Once confirmed, our team quickly moves to the Feasibility stage.
2
Feasibility Testing
An Application Engineer is assigned to your program, who then initiates the feasibility testing phase. A small number of samples will be requested to be used for initial high-level coating trials. The samples are evaluated for coating readiness (cleanliness), cleaned as needed, and then coated with our initial Hydak coating selection and process. The coated samples are then tested for lubricity, durability and coverage. In conjunction with the testing performance results, coated samples are returned to the customer for a parallel assessment. Speed is critical during all phases of product development, and our resources are positioned to meet your lead-time needs with a standard short lead-time and expedite options as quick as 24 hours.
3
Coating Development & Optimization
Collaboration is vital during this stage, as we are working together to finalize the coating selection and application process that best suites the device’s performance requirements. Planning for validation, regulatory submission (as required), transfer to production, and scaling to match expected market demand, also occurs during this critical phase.
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Services & Fufillment
  • Contract Coating Services
    By utilizing Biocoat’s Contract Coating Services offering, you are free to focus on device innovation, design, and assembly, without the need to incorporate complex and coating processes into your manufacturing lines. Our best-in-class customer service, world class coating equipment, process controls, and rapid turnaround times are a commonly selected option to give you peace of mind that your device’s hydrophilic coating application is taking care of by experts.
  • Reagent Fulfillment
    If you plan to coat the devices at your facility, we support you through the same best-in-class customer support and world-class coating manufacturing operations. We’re committed to delivering your coating materials on time, and as expected, every time. Our online ordering system is backed by a live Customer Support team, who are eager to assist with any questions or support you may require.
A Complete Solution

Providing a complete solution goes way beyond simply providing a product. That’s why our hydrophilic coatings are custom engineered to meet your design parameters. We are proud to partner with you and provide you with a best-in-class coating experience.

Let’s Connect

Our team of engineers and clinical experts would be glad to have a discussion about your project and its requirements.
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