Supplier Stories for the Week of September 29
Qosina offers more than 40 different configurations of tuohy borst adapters in sizes ranging from 0-18 FR. Composed of a body, gasket, and cap, the adapter is commonly used to prevent the backflow of fluid and facilitate catheter introduction. The silicone valve and cap torque around a tube or instrument to hold it in place.Qosina described its tuohy borst adapters as "cost-effective, durable, and easy to build into a design," the company explained in a news release. In addition to off-the-shelf styles, it can provide build-it-yourself options for custom configurations based on customers’ applications.These adapters are available with various connection types such as female luer lock, male luer lock, male luer with spin lock, barbed, threaded, and tubing port. The company also stocks tuohy borsts with or without side ports and in small- or large-bore body types. Qosina is ISO 13485, ISO 9001, ISO 22301, and ISO 14001 certified and operates in a 95,000-sq-ft facility with an ISO Class 8 cleanroom.Qosina will showcase its tuohy borst adapters along with thousands of stock components at Booth #1816 at MD&M Minneapolis October 23-24, as it celebrates its 25th year exhibiting at the show. [Image courtesy of QOSINA]
Here’s what was new in the world of medical device suppliers during the week of September 29.