Medical Braiders


K80 Series Horizontal & Vertical Style Braiding Systems

Steeger USA braiders can be manufactured in any multiple of 4 carriers with the most common sizes being 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 64, 72, 96, & 144-carriers; up to 288-carriers. Our machines are the workhorses for the medical industry. They are used in the production of:

  • Catheters
  • Stents
  • Leads
  • Data Cables
  • and a variety of minimally invasive applications

Steeger USA machines assist our customers’ product with designed flexibility, stiffness, kink resistance, improved torque response, and radial / hoop strength. Our carrier design, which unrolls wire from a horizontally placed bobbin enables braiding the most tension sensitive materials without rolling or twisting. Our machines provide a platform for the customization our customers need in connection with their high tech and demanding applications.

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braided catheter before lamination
K80 Vertical Braiding Machine
K80 Vertical Braiding Machine
Medical Braiders
Medical Braiders
Horizontal braiding equipment
Horizontal braiding equipment
Horizontal braiding equipment



Wire Types

Stainless Steel, Copper, NiTi, Titanium, Platinum, Cobalt Chromium, and coated wires

Monifilament Fibers

Nylon, PET, PEN, PP, PEEK, and custom extruded fibers

Round Wire / Fiber Sizes

0.0005” up to 0.010” (dependent on specified materials) Multiple ends per bobbin

Flat Wire / Fiber Sizes

0.0005” x 0.002” up to 0.003” x 0.008” (dependent on specific materials)

Multi Filament Yarns

Nylon, Polyester, PP, Dyneema, Kevlar, Vectran, Spectra, and custom extruded fibers. Denier ranges from 5 – 1,500

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