Chemical Machining & Etching Services

Monofilament Medical Flat Wire

spinal implants

Tecomet Inc. is a leading manufacturer of precision, high quality etched flat wires that are used in catheters. Using precision chemical etching processes, our catheter flat wires are manufactured to the tightest tolerances. Tecomet Inc. has earned the reputation for producing medical products for all types of medical etching that perform at and above expectations, working with manufacturers throughout the medical industry.

Flat wires are used to control the movement of catheters during medical procedures. They are primarily made from stainless steel and nitinol, but titanium and other metals can be used as well.


  • Biopsy Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary and cardiovascular
  • Diagnostic Devices
  • Dental
  • Endoscopy

Tecomet Inc.’s innovative processes for catheter flat wire etching provide us with the capabilities to produce parts with excellent feature and tolerance control, even with difficult-to-etch metals. We can machine parts as thin as 0.0001 inches thick, up to 0.100 inches thick. Tecomet Inc. specializes in etching all of the flat wire materials, such as stainless steel alloys, nitinol and titanium. We have even developed a propriety process for chemically etching nitinol that cuts the metal with the tight tolerance and edge control required for medical devices.

Parts manufactured by Tecomet Inc. are burr-free and have no heat-affected zones, ensuring high performance with low maintenance.  Our production facilities include clean rooms and automated visual inspection equipment to ensure that the parts meet all industry, CE Mark and FDA standards. All our parts are manufactured to ISO 9001:2015. Our staff has the experience to work with you on your project from research & development and design through FDA approval.

At Tecomet Inc., we are committed to manufacturing the highest quality products, meeting or exceeding your expectations and delivering parts that will perform well in what can be life-saving applications.


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