HAYWARD, CA NOVEMBER 11, 2010 – TouchMark, a division of Delphon Industries and leader in medical device pad printing, announced today that it has developed a process for high resolution printing on microcatheters with diameters as small as 8 mils(203μm). Working directly with medical device manufacturers who specialize in designing microcatheters, TouchMark has created a solution for providing crisp, permanent markings on even the smallest tube diameter.
“The development of this process allows us to meet the growing demand in this field and provide a service that addresses the need for high-accuracy markings on even the smallest devices,” says Raymund Abiera, TouchMark Sales Manager. “As microcatheter technologies continue to develop, TouchMark will continue to work with medical device manufactures to help bring their devices to market quickly.”
Background: TouchMark, originally founded in 1992, was purchased by Delphon Industries in 2006. For more than 15 years the company has worked closely with leading electronics and medical customers to provide solutions to their pad printing challenges. TouchMark has developed an expertise with difficult substrates, inks and unique shapes. In addition to pad printing, the company has expanded its offerings over the years to include material procurement and preparation, incoming inspection, Cleanroom assembly, as well as post production services. The company is constantly growing its service menu to meet the changing needs of medical device and consumer electronic manufactures.