PP 50-00 Punch Press Top cut lateral eyes

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With the punching press PP 50-00, 2 pcs. top cut lateral eyes are punched in disposable medical catheters to prevent the open catheter tip to stick to the mucous membrane, or on the closed tip catheter to allow the drainage function of the catheter. Due to the punch design, the eyes can be punched after the tip forming.

The eye is punched from the top, and leaves a small mark on the inside of the tube. This mark is a quality sign, which tells that the punch brick has been removed from the tube inner.
The punching tools are mounted in a pneumatic driven punch press and are operated by a foot pedal. An electrical switch system for the punch operation can be supplied as an option.
To remove the punch bricks, the punching tools has to be connected to a filter house and a vacuum pump.

Tube specification

The punching tools are interchangeable, and punching tools are built for sizes from CH 5 to CH 35.
One punching tool is used for each CH size and eye pattern.

Production capacity

The production capacity is between 1000 – 1200 eyes per hour depending on the tube material and size as well as the operator´s skill and training


The tip trimming machine is connected to 1x230V AC 50-60Hz 10A.
The machine can be connected to a filter housing and a side channel blower to suck away the shavings.