Rod and filament extrusion

Rods, filaments, and beading are solid extrusions that are typically round and small in diameter. Rods and filaments can also be extruded with a rectangular profile.


Filaments are added to extrusions for strength reinforcement and kink resistance

Beading and rods can be used in reflow and coating applications.


Rods and filaments can be manufactured from a range of materials. Most can be cut into discreet lengths or collected onto spools.  Filaments can also be extruded in round or rectangular profiles to fit many custom applications.

Spooled PEEK Filament

Spooled PEEK Filament

Materials

Pebax®     Nylon     HDPE     LDPE     TPU     PVC     PEEK     FEP     ​Polycarbonite     PET

PLLA     PLGA     PLA     PGA

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Rod, Filament, Beading

Our extrusion experts at GenX possess the knowledge and equipment needed to ensure high quality, repeatable single lumen extrusions. Whether you need quick R&D runs, or high volume production quantities, GenX Medical can rapidly design and manufacture the proper tooling needed for your custom extrusion designs. Our internal capabilities allow precise, on-demand tooling to be manufactured for quick turnarounds or when critical adjustments are necessary.


GenX has acquired and developed specialized equipment and techniques necessary to extrude a variety of polymers, and maintain their original properties during the extrusion process. When materials require special considerations for moisture, filtration, or cooling, GenX applies resin-specific methods to ensure most stable and constant extrusion runs. With many medical grade polymers on hand, most single lumen extrusions can be manufactured within a week.

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