Engineering

Flexan Engineers for Perfectly Predicable Performance

We use our trademark Flexacution process to design molding and extrusion using silicone and thermoplastics, as well as medical device design, and assembly.

Flexan specializes in Silicone Molding/Extrusion, Thermoplastic Molding/Extrusion, Vascular Access Medical Device Design, Development, Assembly for implantable and disposable medical devices and for industrial applications.

Our engineers work with each client to determine the best molding or extrusion process, tool design, and manufacturing controls for the application, in keeping with the client’s material preferences and plans for manufacturing and assembly.

Flexan employs advanced technology in its material mixing and molding/extrusion operations, including computer-operated and controlled production, custom automated assembly, and automated measuring machinery to ensure consistent quality.

Thermoplastic Processes

Our engineers recommend the optimal molding, extrusion, design and assembly processes for each application, based on the material specified by the manufacturer and the expected production volume.

Our Thermoplastic Processes Include

  • Thermoplastic Molding
  • Catheter Design, Development, & Assembly 
  • Packaging & Assembly 
  • DFM
  • Design Assistance
  • Prototypes
  • Process Development
  • Automation
  • Mold Design
  • Continuous Improvement

Silicone Processes

Our engineers recommend the optimal molding and extrusion process for each application, based on the silicone material specified by the manufacturer and the expected production volume.

Our Silicone Processes Include

  • Liquid Injection Molding
  • Transfer Molding
  • Compression Molding
  • Micromolding
  • Silicone to Metal Bonding / Insert Molding
  • Silicone Infused with Desiccant Molding
  • Silicone extrusion HCR
  • Silicone balloon extrusion

Learn why medical grade silicone is the material of choice for medical device components