MMBT Quiet Fine Wire Medical Braider FAQ

MMBT's braiders are quiet and cost-effective. These state-of-the-art machines employ an intuitive design, easy operation, high output & are built to last using heavy-duty aluminum, stainless & alloy steels.

MMBT's 16 carrier horizontal medical catheter braider running at 100% speed measured 80.1 dB and 70.2 dB running at 50% speed.

Horizontal or vertical carrier models offered : 16 | 24 | 32 | 48 | 64 | 72 | 96 | 144 | 288 . MMBT braiders deliver best in class braiding, with improved push ability, stiffness, torque response, flexibility, kink, and pressure resistance. Customizable accessories include: a triaxial kit, measuring camera options and die guides. Schedule a braider demo. Metro CAD, Inc | Mon - Fri 8 am to 4:30 pm | 763-595-7307

MMBT medical catheter braiders utilize a non-contact auto-stop device for detecting empty bobbins or wire breaks. Our competitors use a physical contact method which is noisy. Also, our traversing carriers are supported by an additional shoulder for smoother travel.

Dimensions are 2500x1300x1600mm. Weight is 500Kg. (98.5” x 51” x 63". Weight 1102 lbs.) Drive system are two, 0.45KW 3 phase 220V Servo Motors.

Final product range is 0.5mm to 50mm

Up to 600 picks/minute. Horn gears rotate at 300 rpm. Machine speed is variable and can run as a % from 1 – 100%.

Yes. On the front of braider, lower left side, a bobbin winder is included for your convenience. A pair of adjustable sensors and adjustable traversing arm speed allow for perfect wraps on your bobbins. Bobbin can be wound while braider is in production.

Yes, with an accessory package. The number of triaxials is up to half the number of carriers of your braider.

We create horizontal, and vertical, single head, maypole type fine wire circular systems.

Extremely intuitive HMI (human machine interface) with an easy-to-follow menu system.

Both solid mandrels and flexible core materials can be used. Also some customers braid products with no core material

We sell microscopes and as an accessory, we can install a digital scope with measuring capabilities to monitor braid angle, pick count, etc. On the fly. No need to stop production to take measurements with this modification.

Yes, up to 10 segments can be programmed in one recipe, allowing for different PPI for each of the 10 segments.

A vast amount of adjustment is possible from 10 – 900 grams. Each carrier has two springs, which can be swapped out in a multitude of size combinations.

Yes. wire, fiber of non-orthagonal shape.