Adhesive fixture for bonding of catheter

case-studies Description

Customized Fixtures for Adhesives

The Challenge

Manufacturer of neuro vascular catheter devices required a customized fixture for assembly operations​,

The fixture machining required a 2 weeks lead time, and was increasing costs per catheter​.

The Solution​

LOCTITE 3D Engineering Services designed an optimized fixture with LOCTITE 3D 3172 HDT50 High Impact resin, to withstand the clamping forces and the machining requirements


  • 65% cost reduction
  • From 2 weeks, to 2.5 hours
  • Light weight ergonomic tooling improved operator‘s comfort