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Molded needle assemblies
hearing health
interventional catheters
electromagnetic navigation sensors
body worn devices

Precision Insert Molding

Precision Insert Molding

Every year, Intricon produces more than twenty million assemblies with a wide range of applications including electronics, overmolded needles, specialty devices and more. Assemblies are produced using a variety of methods ranging from manual to highly automated systems dependent upon volume requirements and complexity. Intricon produces more than one hundred million molded components annually. This experience and expertise demonstrate our ability and capacity to take on projects of any volume. Scientific Molding Process Development and stringent Quality Control systems validate every phase of our manufacturing processes.

We specialize in product platforms with tight tolerances and challenging designs for insert- and injection molded assemblies. Examples include infusion needles with a built-in safety needle feature and subcutaneous sensor insertion needles. As your joint development manufacturing partner, our goal is to meet your design requirements and price point with zero defects.

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interventional catheters
Molded needle assemblies
hearing health
electromagnetic navigation sensors
body worn devices

Interventional Catheters & Delivery Systems

Examples of interventional catheters. Intricon advances innovation in interventional catheters and delivery systems through joint development manufacturing.

Specializing in thin-wall, high-tolerance extrusions, Intricon produces microcatheters, aspiration catheters, stent delivery systems and balloon catheters often with steerable/deflectable tip shafts. Clinical applications include cardiovascular, peripheral vascular, neurovascular, structural heart, pulmonology and more.

Intricon’s interventional catheter fabrication capabilities include electromagnetic micro-coil and sensor integration to enable precise device tip location. With our range of technical capabilities, Intricon can bring to life your device designs that include a wide range of microelectronics as well as precision miniature molded parts and sub-assemblies. Our joint development manufacturing approach extends all the way to fully assembled, packaged devices.

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Electromagnetic tip location
interventional catheters
Molded needle assemblies
hearing health
body worn devices

Electromagnetic Tip Location Technology

Examples of electromagnetic navigational sensors. Intricon advances innovation in EM Tip technology systems through joint development manufacturing.

Intricon specializes in electromagnetic (EM) tip location solutions. EM tip location works by imbedding a tiny micro-coil in the distal tip of a medical device which can be tracked in three dimensional space when it moves through an electromagnetic field projected across the targeted area of the patient’s body. By using EM tip location technologies, less fluoroscopy (x-ray) is used during the procedures, resulting in less radiation for the patient and the medical team.

Examples of electromagnetic navigational sensors. Intricon advances innovation in EM Tip technology systems through joint development manufacturing.

Our micro-coils can be wound with a diameter under 1 French and lengths under 8mm.They can be wound with insulated wire as small as 58 AWG (one-third the diameter of a human hair) around a range of cores (or no core). And with decades of experience in microelectronics, we have unparalleled capabilities in fine wire bonding to attach micro-coils to twisted pair leads or other wires to create full-length connectivity. Intricon also has an excellent track record of incorporating micro-coil sub-assemblies into fully assembled devices, performing final device calibrations and packaging in our customer’s final packaging. Common clinical uses for EM tip location technologies include Interventional Pulmonology, ear/nose/throat (ENT) and atrial fibrillation (AF) mapping and ablation.

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body worn devices
interventional catheters
Molded needle assemblies
hearing health
electromagnetic navigation sensors

Body Worn Devices

Examples of Body worn devices from Intricon advances innovation in medical device systems through joint development manufacturing.

Body Worn Devices

Building on years of in-depth experience in microelectronics, wireless communications and ultra-low power digital signal processing, Intricon produces a range of devices that end-users wear on their bodies. Products in this category include cardiac monitoring patches and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems as well as gastrointestinal capsules that a patient can swallow to capture images or collect sample bacteria in the GI tract.

We also use our expertise in winding micro-coils to create tiny antennae used in implantable cardiac rhythm management (CRM) devices or cardiac monitors. We can help advance innovation at any stage of the development process, from early stage R&D as your joint development partner to final testing, packaging and shipping.

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body worn devices
interventional catheters
Molded needle assemblies
hearing health
electromagnetic navigation sensors

Hearing Health

Founded in 1977, Intricon advances hearing health innovation today as a global leader in joint development manufacturing. The partnerships we build span a complete range of solutions from new product development to supporting the emerging over-the-counter hearing health market. As technology and market conditions change, we work together with our partners to plan, pursue and deliver shared success.

What’s the latest on the over-the-counter (OTC) hearing health opportunities coming in 2022 and beyond? Contact us today. Our R&D expertise and scalable, high-volume manufacturing capabilities give you every advantage for becoming a first mover in the emerging marketplace.

Lumen 155

Paired with the Audion 16 amplifier, the Lumen® 155 is the newest hearing device for individuals with hearing loss. Wearers like its discreet design, featuring a compact shell case and choice of colors.

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Lumen 150i2

The Lumen® 150 i2 is a behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing device is designed to meet a wide range of market needs. Available in multiple colors, power levels, and product configurations.

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Lumen 200B

The Lumen® 200 B is a Behind The Ear (BTE) programmable hearing device that offers users wireless Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 4.0 connectivity with programmable program and volume control.

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APT-D

The improved APT™D Open ITC (In-the-Canal ) from Intricon has a sleek, compact design that is so small it does not occlude the ear canal. The replaceable wax guard system enhances the robust mechanical design.

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iRIC

The iRIC Receiver-in-Canal behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing device is designed to give the wearer a more open, unobstructed feel. It offers the advantage of receiver-in-the-canel RIC technology, allowing the speaker to sit

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Loon

This miniature digital behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing device complements wearers’ active lifestyles and is ideal for wearers with mild to moderate hearing loss.

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UNI

The UNI™ is a standard in-the-ear (ITE) hearing device with a proven system to meet all stock canal needs.

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Accessories

Companion Microphone is an optional accessory for Lumen 155

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Audion 16/16+

The Audion™ 16 offers a 16-channel Wide Dynamic Range Compression (WDRC) with Dynamic Contrast Detection™ technology, improved feedback manager and customizable voice prompts.

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Overtus

A high performance 8-channel digital amplifier, the Overtus™ features our Reliant™ CLEAR feedback manager and the Acous-TAP™ acoustic push button, a highly differentiated features in the emerging open in the canal (ITC) marketplace.

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Audion 8

The Audion™ 8 amplifier offers a digital random noise generator for tinnitus therapy. It can also be used in mixed-mode applications for masking and hearing device usage.

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Ethos

Intricon’s Ethos® is a high-performance amplifier with Reliant™ Adaptive Feedback Cancellation, 8-channel Wide Dynamic Range Compression (WDRC) and 12-channel Layered Noise Reduction™.

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Audion 6

The Audion™ 6 amplifier is a 6-channel amplifier with expansion. It has six independent controls for compression ratio, compression threshold, expansion threshold, MPO (Maximum Power Output) and compression time constants.

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Audion 4

The Audion™ 4 amplifier is a 4-channel amplifier with expansion. It has four independent controls for compression ratio, compression threshold, expansion threshold, MPO

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Spin NR

Spin™ NR is a 2-channel, multi-application digital amplifier with trimmer control capability. This amplifier offers powerful features at an economical cost making it ideal for cost-sensitive hearing-aid applications.

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Essential 150

The Essential™ 150 amplifier is a smart choice for challenging product and consolidation needs. This 2-channel amplifier features the flexibility of both trimmer control and programmability, and 12-band gain adjustment for precise target matching.

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Supporting Documents

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