Johnson Matthey, a leading manufacturer of components for the medical device industry, has found an answer using ultrafast lasers technology to make new ablation tip designs possible. Ultrafast lasers remove material without generating heat, enabling the machining of tiny holes with sufficient surface and edge quality to bring new catheter irrigation tip designs to life.

 



Overview of Nitinol
This introductory article on Nitinol leads the reader through basics of the shape memory effect, processing, common terminology, and applications.
 
CASE STUDY: MACHINING CATHETER ABLATION TIPS WITH ULTRAFAST LASERS:
Microlution Johnson Matthey Collaborate to Manufacture Ablation Tips via Ultrafast Laser Machining.