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Custom Configurations for Unique Applications
Providing custom configurations is what we do best. The design and specification of custom medical cables is very involved — we urge you to take advantage of our expertise in helping you develop a solution that is the perfect fit for your application.


Custom Configurations for Unique Applications

Multiconductor Cables | Custom Profile | Hybrid Cables | Parylene
NEWcel Micro Miniature Coax | NEWtuf Reinforced Silicone Rubber Cables | NEWtral Low-Noise

New England Wire Technologies offers a wide variety of shaped cables: zip-cords, extruded ribbon cables, bonded ribbon cables, oval, rectangular and woven cables. Our large selection of conductor and insulation materials is suitable for applications requiring sterilization, biocompatibility, and fluid resistance. These cables can be designed for extra flexibility, extended flex life, miniaturization, high or low temperature performance, low triboelectric noise, cut- through resistance and high tensile strength.

Our custom profile cables may be used where ultimate flexibility is needed in a flat or specific shape; excellent for use in limited spaces where conventional round cables may not fit. Most tooling is designed and manufactured in-house, allowing for complete control over the design while offering rapid in-process modification for quick-turn prototyping.

Custom Design Options:

  • Ribbon Cables:
    Our unique ribbon cables combine multiple components within a highly flexible flat profile, precisely controlling the wire spacing, the insulation thickness and the overall cable shape. Typically manufactured using PVC, TPE, TPU or silicone rubber, our cables are highly customized using in-house tooling capabilities for consistent, reliable product designed to suit your application.

    Other ribbon cable options include solvent bonding of PVC conductors or UV bonding of various materials using an FDA approved adhesive for use in medical applications.
  • Zip-Cords:
    Zip-Cords are generally two components in parallel, or two multi-conductor legs laid parallel and intended to separate for easy termination. Our zip-cords are manufactured using extruded insulations; typically PVC, TPE, TPU or silicone rubber.
  • Woven Cables:
    A wide range of woven configurations is possible integrating a variety of conductor materials and insulation plastics.

Materials:

Conductor Materials:
  • Bare Copper
  • Tin-Plated Copper
  • Gold, Silver or Nickel Plated Copper
  • Tinsel Wire
  • Various High Strength Alloys
  • 304 or 316L Stainless Steel
  • Aluminum
Insulation Materials:
  • Fluoropolymer (FEP, PFA, ETFE)
  • PVC
  • TPE
  • Polyurethane (TPU)
  • Silicone Rubber
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Polyester
  • Nylon


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