Stent Crimping Solutions
MPT Europe has developed stent crimping machines for all today’s stent materials.We have solutions for both balloon expandable and self-expandable stent systems.
The stent crimping systems use the MPT designed zero-gap stent crimping head technology. The latest types of stent crimpers have very stiff crimping heads and show remarkable stability during the crimping. Automatic calibration and dynamic force / diameter compensation are available on the servo controlled models.
The heads always fully close and can be made with heated and/or cooled blades. Depending on the requirements, the systems are manual, pneumatic, or servo controlled (+/- 0.02 mm @ 100N radial) and can be made in lengths up to 300 mm length. The stent crimping heads have, by design, very little relative motion to the product. That feature helps to crimp stents without damaging the surfaces and has proven to be superior to other stent crimping machines.
The stent crimping heads are all coated with very high wear – low friction coating, resulting in excellent wear resistance and extremely low friction on, for example, the nitinol stent pushing systems.
The machines can be customized to fit your exact needs.