Coatings provide flexibility, abrasion resistance

Jun 01, 2001

Fort Washington, PA-Hydak Coatings from Biocoat, Inc., for use on catheters and guidewires, are manufactured with hyaluronan, a biocompatible biopolymer found in human tissues and body fluids. The coatings provide a high degree of hydrophilicity, lubricity, flexibility, and abrasion resistance to assure trauma-free functioning, the company says.