A handful of U.S. companies produce mandrel wire, but most don’t provide it in these special shapes. With recent supply chain disruptions and the Biden administration’s call to Buy American, medical device manufacturers are hesitant to procure this wire overseas.
Now they don’t have to.
In December 2022, Radcliff Wire Co. of Bristol, Connecticut, announced its availability of precision-designed half-oval and crescent-shaped mandrel wire to aid in the production of multi-lumen balloon catheters.
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