Custom In-House Catheter-Based Medical Device Technologies

In-house medical extrusion technologies provide an innovative solution to your complete custom catheter needs. At DUKE Empirical, we utilize our catheter-based medical device technologies to manufacture, test, and develop a material solution that is custom tailored to your project’s exact specifications.
Contact us for more information regarding our in-house catheter-based medical device technologies and custom design options. DUKE Empirical is your trusted resource and manufacturer of custom medical extrusion technologies.

Medical Equipment Custom Engineered, Designed & Developed to Your Specifications

At Duke, our innovative medical device manufacturing solutions allow for the design of tomorrow’s state-of-the-art medical device technologies. We manufacture products that push the limits of lubricity, flexibility, torque response, and deliverability, all within the smallest possible profile. Duke’s engineering team will assist with materials specifications and dimensional tolerances to meet and exceed your requirements from initial concept to production.

At Duke Empirical, we provide real-world solutions to common catheter design and manufacturing problems. A few examples of some of the solutions that we can provide for your custom catheter needs include:
Custom Medical Extrusion Technology

  • Infallible catheter tip bonding
  • Low-profile catheter balloon attachments
  • Soft material based catheters with ultra-low friction
  • Highly elastic balloon material bonding
DUKE Empirical utilizes ISO Class 8 cleanrooms to extrude, manufacture, and assemble our medical tubing, catheter components, and finished goods. Our controlled environment rooms are monitored for particulate to the ISO 14644 standards. In addition to meeting the ISO standard for particulate, the rooms are monitored for microbiology, making them suitable for medical device manufacturing.

These are just a few examples of the capabilities that DUKE Empirical’s in-house catheter-based medical device technologies provide. For more examples of how we can improve or customize your catheter, give us a call at 831-420-1104 we will gladly walk you through our custom in-house design and manufacturing processes.

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Custom Catheter Medical Device Manufacturing Technologies Options

At DUKE Empirical, our mission is to deliver the best custom in-house medical extrusion technologies in the industry for your custom catheter extrusion needs. We accomplish this through custom design, development, and manufacturing processes that meet your exact project specifications. DUKE offers the following custom in-house catheter-based medical device technologies: 

Custom catheter-based medical device technologies

  • Extrusion
  • Braiding
  • Coiling
  • Tip forming
  • Hole punching
  • Laser welding
  • Pad printing
  • Plastic injection molding
  • Nitinol forming
  • Hydrophilic coating
  • Custom automation equipment
  • Rapid prototyping/3D printing
  • Balloon extrusion and balloon forming
  • CNC lathe, mill, & Swiss screw machining
  • Tool design & fabrication
  • Solid modeling


Stock Tubing for Contract Medical Equipment Manufacturers

Duke Extrusion’s custom stock tubing is available for your contract manufacturing needs. We provide complete stock tubing in-house design and medical device manufacturing services based on your project’s specifications.

Duke Extrusion produces customer-specified products and offers the most extensive inventory of stock medical extrusions, braided catheters, and coil reinforced catheter shafts immediately available for purchase anywhere.

Custom Medical Extrusion Prototyping & Manufacturing Processes

DUKE’s vertically integrated development and manufacturing capabilities allow us to deliver highly engineered, innovative, and customized product solutions in the shortest time possible. Utilizing our five-step development and manufacturing approach, we can quickly develop a custom catheter that is unique to your exact design specifications.

Catheter Prototyping, Machining & Molding

DUKE employs multiple rapid prototype technologies in-house to deliver faster proof of concept with FDM, DLP, and Object RP modalities as well as multi-axis CNC milling, lathing, and injection molding.

Medical Device Manufacturing

Customized Precision Medical Equipment

DUKE delivers turnkey manufacturing solutions of complete medical devices and components including:
  • Qualified supply chain
  • Automated processes & equipment
  • Validated processes (IQ/OQ/PQ)
  • Total quality management (TQM) throughout critical processes
  • ISO Class 8 certified cleanrooms

In-House Medical Device Design, Development & Engineering Services

Duke Extrusion is a full-service contract manufacturer that provides in-house design and manufacturing services for medical device manufacturers and OEMs. We specialize in medical tubing and medical extrusions, complete catheter assemblies and finished goods, providing the highest quality medical grade tubing for catheters and high-performance tubing applications.

Our catheter-based medical device extrusions deliver complete in-house design, manufacturing, processing, and testing, which allows for the shortest lead times in the industry.


Extensive extrusion capabilities include multi-lumen, bump, and balloon tubing, as well as radiopaque and custom compounds. We produce the most advanced custom profile extrusions in the industry with the shortest lead times in the industry. Our online stock medical tubing store has over 3,000 products available for immediate purchase to accelerate new device development.

Printing & Coating

DUKE offers automated custom pad printing and hydrophilic coating of our custom catheter devices. All our coating and printing processes are performed within an ISO Class 8 CER and are efficiently integrated with the device manufacturing process. We also utilize a licensed authorized applicator of BioCoat’s Hydak hydrophilic coating to complete the process.

The Duke Difference

Duke Empirical is a vertically integrated in-house medical device and catheter tubing solutitechnology provider. Our mission is to deliver maximum value to our customers by producing the highest performance catheter tubing in the shortest timelines. We achieve unparalleled results for our customers with focused expertise in catheter design, materials engineering, and advanced proprietary processes.

Learn About DUKE's Custom Catheter & Medical Equipment Manufacturing Capabilities

Our experts have years of combined experience in developing devices that are used for a variety of applications. Discover how DUKE provides the right device for your unique application.

Get a quote on medical grade tubing for your application, or contact us to learn more.


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