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FWM introduces unique Helical Hollow Strand™

Contact: Bob Myers, FWM – (260) 747-4154
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 14, 2007

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Fort Wayne Metals, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality precision wire, this week introduced Helical Hollow Strand (HHS)TM, an innovation that furthers the company’s excellence in stranding and cabling of medical grade wire. Providing excellent whip free characteristics, Helical Hollow Strand has an open center working channel with an inside diameter ranging from .007" to .045" and an outside diameter ranging from .011" to .085".

Using wire material drawn by Fort Wayne Metals, HHS is manufactured according to customer requirements of tension, compression, torque and pitch direction, and is available in single or dual layer for increased flexibility and control. Common applications might include over the wire devices, manipulation components, endovascular devices, urological tools, and catheter devices, to name a few.

For more information about HHS, its properties and specifications, size availability, and packaging options, please contact Fort Wayne Metals at (260) 747-4154.

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