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Design of Stent Crimper Using Braided Wire Structure1

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Mitchell Kuss, Shijia Zhao, Linxia Gu

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
W342 NH,
Lincoln, NE 68588-0526

Accepted and presented at the Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), Minneapolis, MN, April 7–10, 2014.DOI: 10.1115/1.4027101

Manuscript received February 21, 2014; final manuscript received March 3, 2014; published online July 21, 2014. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 8(3), 030907 (Jul 21, 2014) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-14-1107; doi: 10.1115/1.4027101 History: Received February 21, 2014; Revised March 03, 2014

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Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

The picture of the whole crimping device

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 2

Braided wire tube with hose clamps, plastic tubes, and one mechanical lug



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