Catheter Tipping Equipment Manufacturing & RF Tipping - Products
Vante advantage is choice.
Vante advantage is choice.

Vante®, a Leading Global Provider of Thermal Forming Systems

Vante® provides companies with a combination of excellence and choice with features and services at all price points. For over 30 years, Vante® has been a leader in the medical device manufacturing industry. We are known for our innovative technology, creative solutions, ability to improve efficiencies and lower total cost of ownership.

As a pioneer in radio frequency technology, Vante® patented the first hand-held plastic tube sealer more than 25 years ago, and continues to be one of the world’s leaders in advancing technology for thermal forming, molding and welding plastic. Vante® is dedicated to the development of innovative technologies and quality products for the medical manufacturing and biopharmaceutical industries..

Custom Engineering and Integrated Technologies

Vante® offers a full range of engineering consultation services, which include designing custom electronics, working with R&D teams to design and develop medical devices, testing raw material properties and supporting client companies through your validation process.

Specialized and OEM Applications

Vante employs a highly qualified team of specialized research and development engineers who lead the field of applications for low wattage radio frequency and thermoplastic welding.

Vante® provides OEM clients with customized integration solutions. We both customize instruments to meet challenging specifications, as well as deliver a complete package. Our in-house team provides all end user support and repair.


Vante®, formerly known as SEBRA, was founded in Tucson, AZ in 1974. In 2009, the company sold its Biological Collection & Processing Division, changed its name to Vante®, and continues to offer the highest caliber products and services to the medical device manufacturing industry.

Our corporate mission is to meet and exceed our customers’ needs and expectations through innovative solutions to complex technological problems and deliver quality, reliable products and services.






Catheter manufacturer system reference Power Out 325 W Peak 150 W Peak 500 W Peak 185 W Peak
Heat Time/Max Temp 2<X<5 / 350° C > 1 sec / 350° C > 1 sec / 300° C > 1 sec / 425° C
Mold Material Metal/Glass Metal/Glass Metal/Glass Metal/Glass
Number of "Ups" 1 - 2 1 - 4 1 - 8 1 - 4
Multiplexing No No Yes No
Platform Customization Available No Yes Yes Yes
Automation Support No Yes Yes Yes
Smart Mold No No No Yes
I/T Integration Future Offering Yes Yes Yes
Flash Free Parts Possible Possible Possible Possible
Vante Unique Features  
PRICE $26,000+ $47,000+ $59,000+ $68,000+

Vante services suite reference. Application Consultation included included included included
Precision tooling set fabrication (mold, mandrels and grippers) additional
tooling cost
tooling cost
tooling cost
included (2)
Mold design applying Vante's proprietary thermal management concepts. N/A included in
tooling cost
included in
tooling cost
included (2)
Process parameter development to create a flash free, high yield process N/A included in
tooling cost
included in
tooling cost
included (2)
Samples certified by state of the art optical inspection equipment N/A included included included
Platform modifications if necessary N/A additional cost additional cost included
(minor mod)
Factory acceptance test including mini DOE (this may be at extra cost depending on the size of the engagement) N/A additional cost additional cost included
Documentation for hardware and software validation N/A additional cost additional cost included
On-site installation support and training. N/A additional cost additional cost additional cost