Specialists in materials applications
One of the strengths of Furukawa Electric Group is the fact that we handle materials from the research and development stage, including special alloys such as shape memory alloys and super-elastic alloys, special tinned wire and optical fibers.
We miniaturize products to reduce the burden placed on the human body and supply products that provide steady performance and high quality over long periods of time.
Super elastic wire for guide wire
Silver plated copper alloy extra fine wire
Medical equipment (catheter and endoscope) / Orthodontics/MRI
(Image diagnosis equipment for endoscope, MRI and PET scans)
(Arch wire and files)
- April 20, 2015
- Furukawa Electric Increases Catheter Treatment Precision and Develops New Polyimide Tubes
- VASCULEX Series to Begin Full Scale Mass Production - (Furukawa Electric Website)
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. has developed and will begin selling new polyimide tubes for catheters used in medical equipment.
- July 9, 2013
- Successful Development of World's First High-sensitivity Immunochromatographic Test Kit Using Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticle
- Simple and quick test for infectious eye disease (Acanthamoeba keratitis) is realized - (Furukawa Electric Website)
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. has developed the world's first simplified quick test, resulting from the development of a fluorescent silica nanoparticle (Quartz Dot). The nanoparticle has been applied for fluorescent immunochromatographic technology for extracorporeal diagnosis to enable high-sensitivity detection of Acanthamoeba, a form of bacteria that contributes to eye infection.