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Catheter Hole Forming Tool:  Flex-Drill


Make clean and fast catheter holes for research and development with ease.


Flex-Drill by CATHTIP is the most flexible, cost-effective option for hole forming in catheter prototypes and early development applications.

The Flex-Drill is handheld or mounted, and operated by a foot pedal.

Operators can quickly and easily try new hole diameters or patterns in a variety of different tubing materials.

Enjoy smooth core evacuation and a clean workstation with the same superior Flow Thru™ drill bit technology found in all CATHTIP’s hole forming machines.


Flex Drill Catheter Hole Forming
Flex Drill Catheter Hole Forming
Flex Drill Catheter Hole Forming

Flex Drill Benefits:


Flexible Development Platform for Quick Prototyping

•   Mountable in drill press with motion platform
•   Quick removal from stand with toggle clamp
•   Hold like a pen to place holes where desired
•   Fine tune depth stop
•   Reference ruler on the side
•   Quiet operation (enclosed vacuum generator)
•   Several mounting hole options for tooling
•   T-Slot mountable
•   Control via foot pedal or robot
•   Open source tooling design platform
•   Panel dial to set speed from 100-2000 RPM for different materials

Razor Sharp Flow Thru™ Core-Capturing Drills

•   Over 2 dozen sizes of drill bits from 0.015”-0.197”
•   Cores are cut, captured inside the drill bit, and evacuated to a filter
•   Maintains a clean workstation


Cost Effective

•   Great for prototyping, development, and early production


Pilot/Production Ready

• Stainless steel and anodized aluminum fabricated parts great for lab or clean room
• No software to validate thus shortening/simplifying end user validation activities


Plug and Play

• Configurable for 120V or 240V
• Air pressure regulation built in
• Core collection included

Key benefits and features of the Flex Drill catheter hole forming device:

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