DSA PARTNERS ARE SPECIALIZED LEADERS

in the field of polymers, metals, elastomers, and coatings, and their use in medical devices and specialized components where precision is absolute. 

  • In addition to material selection, we offer:
  • Custom metal compounding
  • Custom extrusions
  • Failure and stress analysis
  • Finite element analysis
  • SEMI and micro-analysis
  • 100% visual inspection
  • Adhesive system consulting for micro-assemblies, to include simulation, characterization and destructive testing per established testing methods
  • ISO 11607 Packaging System Consulting

polymers

DSA's extrusion offering includes sizes as small as 0.001" in a variety of materials using the cleanest, most advanced extrusion technology available. In addition to quick-turn custom extrusion capability, an extensive catalog exists of stock tubing, making the R&D process more efficient. 

  • Most Thermoplastic Polymers 
  • Polyimide
  • Co-extrusions / Multi-layer
  • Multi-lumen
  • Wire and Fiber Reinforced
  • Fluoropolymers
  • Silicone
  • Balloon Tubing

metals

High quality, thin walled seamless tubing for critical delivery components and implants.

  • Controlled processing for best in class tolerances, concentricity, and ID surface finish characteristics.  
  • Wire, sheet, and clad materials.  
  • Access to some of the most regarded metallurgist and test facilities
  • Material selection and specification development
  • Custom alloy development.  
  • Rapid Response team is dedicated to providing short runs of custom semi-finished materials in as little as 2 weeks.   

materials

  • Nitinol                                  
  • Cobalt Chrome Alloys
  • Stainless Steel
  • Titanium
  • Tantulum
  • Precious Metals
  • Resorbable Metals

processing & capabilities

  • Superior Surface Finish / Hone Drilled Precision (HDP) ID Surfaces
  • High Cycle Fatigue (HCF) Nitinol
  • Profile Tube / Wire
  • Drawn Filled Tube
  • Custom Alloy Development
  • Material and Component Fatigue Testing