Introducing Sono-Line 03, our new, high-capacity, multi-functional coating line

We are excited to unveil Sono-Line 03, our new, multi-functional, high-capacity coating line, capable of coating a wide variety of different catheters (drainage, CVC, PICC and Regional Anesthesia catheters)

Sono-Line 03 is a fully automated production unit for the large scale application of Sono-Coat™, our highly echogenic coating which makes medical devices ultrasound visible in the body

Sono-Line 03 is a state-of-the-art coating unit with a capacity of more than 200.000 units/year in one shift and can coat a wide variety of catheters and medical devices

Sono-Line 03 is built by Demcon Industrial Systems on a modular platform ensuring that Sono-Line 03 is easy to scale up and move, making Sono-Line 03 the ideal solution for out-licensing – OEM production of Sono-Coat™ devices for the MedTech industry.

Note for the Press

Encapson has developed Sono-Coat™; an innovative echogenic coating system to improve the ultrasound visibility of medical devices in the body. The Sono-Coat™ technology is based on a coating matrix containing acoustically reflective microspheres. The microspheres scatter the ultrasound waves in all directions. The enhanced reflection leads to crystal clear and sharp images on the ultrasound screen. The Sono-Coat™ technology platform consists of two coating systems: the M-series for needles and the P-Series for catheters.

Sono-Coat™ enables precise targeting of objects in deeper tissue structures such as liver and kidney biopsies, facilitates vascular access, setting peripheral nerve block and tip confirmation of CVC, PICC, Drainage and Regional Anaesthesia catheters. The unmatched ultrasound visibility of Sono-Coat™ supports the physician in performing accurate, safe and error-free ultrasound-guided procedures.

Encapson provides coating services to the medtech industry. We develop advanced visibility solutions for a large variety of products creating unique value for your portfolio. Our company is ISO-13485:2016 certified and delivers high-quality products that meet stringent regulatory and end-user requirements.

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