VisiMark®

Permanent and legible alphanumeric marking of PTFE coated guidewires and medical devices is made possible with VisiMark® from Surface Solutions Group, LLC. Any combination of letters, numbers, or symbols are available to custom mark your medical products. Concerns regarding product traceability and counterfeiting are solved with VisiMark® . Designers have many options with VisiMark® to create the identification and marking pattern they want.

Make Your Mark On Medical Devices...Permanently!

Designers of medical devices can now have both a low friction PTFE coating and permanent, contrasting, highly visible marks, bands or text/numbers within a medical grade PTFE coating.

VisiMark® provides permanent symbols and alpha-numeric characters to denote manufacturing codes, date, style, etc. The combination of both banding and alpha-numeric characters is available for cannulas, guidewires, and any medical device to which SSG applies PTFE and other specialized coatings.

Contrasting Color-Permanently Bonded PTFE Markings

undefinedUntil recently, contrasting marks meant removing the PTFE coating. These marks were created using laser ablation, acid or mechanical grinding. This process exposed the stainless steel substrate but did not offer a true high contrast, especially where bright light created reflections from the stainless substrate. In addition, the missing coating created a depression or "notch" in the surface of the coating, increasing the surface friction.

We at Surface Solutions Group can now provide your product with calibration depth markings with varying degrees of penetration values upon request. VisiMark® technology creates a permanent, contrasting mark in a wide variety of color combinations. This mark is highly visible. The contrasting color mark does not increase or substantially decrease the coating thickness of the medical grade PTFE coating. The surface remains smooth.

Key Features of VisiMark®

  1. undefinedDepth measurement without removing the medical device
  2. Marks that don't require the removal of PTFE coatings
  3. No surface grinding
  4. Inventory Control
  5. Biocompatible
  6. Color and Coding Options for the marks

Advanced Technology for Marking Fluoropolymers

Your fluoropolymer products become even better with VisiMark® technology:

  • Apply different, vivid colors on the same device
  • Customize your design of band placement and width
  • Choose any combination of arrows or stop or depth limits
  • Add all types of your design marks that will provide your customer with an improved and user-friendly device
  • Apply a logo, lot or date code on your device
  • The thin VisiMark® color is durable and flexible yet can hardly be felt

We at SSG can now provide your product with calibration depth markings with varying degrees of penetration values upon request. VisiMark® technology creates a permanent, contrasting mark in a wide variety of color combinations. This mark is highly visible. The contrasting color mark does not increase or substantially decrease the coating thickness of the medical grade PTFE coating. The surface remains smooth.

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