Medical Sheaths & Barrier Sleeves

Polyzen is a proven leader in protective barrier sleeves and sheaths for many applications in the medical industry. In-house expertise in polymer formulation, extrusion, and welding allows us to produce custom sheaths and sleeves for the most sophisticated devices. Our inspection, testing, and validation teams ensure that these components meet performance and regulatory requirements throughout the product life cycle.

Single & Multi-Layer Constructions

From simple monolayer films to complex multilayer laminations and co-extrusions, we can formulate, extrude, and form sheaths and sleeves for each unique customer application. Common applications for our sheaths and sleeves include probe covers, protective barrier sleeves, surgical equipment covers, and irrigation sleeves. Our lay-flat polymer sheaths and sleeves can be produced in any standard or custom size, shape, and configuration, ensuring the proper fit and function for each medical device to be protected.

Medical Sheath & Sleeve Materials

Medical barrier sheaths, sleeves, and covers can be produced using an array of polymers, each formulated specifically for the intended application. Polymers include thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs), thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), polyamides (nylons, Pebax*), thermoplastic polyesters (Hytrel*, Arnitel*), ethylene vinyl acetates (EVAs), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), polypropylene, polyethylene, and more.


About Polyzen

Polyzen, Inc. is a leading contract developer and manufacturer of custom medical-grade polymer components and products for medical device manufacturers worldwide. With fully equipped facilities in Apex, NC, we’re capable of taking any customer’s concept from prototype to full-scale production. We offer a variety of technologies and turnkey services to meet the most demanding application and regulatory challenges.

Polyzen Can Help

Rely on Polyzen’s expertise to bring your medical polymer device needs to reality.

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