Stent Crimping System - CRF 200-PS


The CRF-200-PS is a stable stent crimping system with film protection for the processing of drug eluting self expandable stents. A unique 4-film protection system is combined with the stable MTP Europe BV 8 blade stent crimper design.


  • Graphical User Interface for easy access to process cycle options with large 10” full color touch panel interface.
  • Fast and strong full servo controlled axis for repeatable and
    reliable transfer of the stents into the delivery systems.
  • Integrated safety light with intuitive user interaction. Fully enclosed with manual sliding door.
  • Unique 4 film routing with easy feed-through and setup is the
    only reliable way to ensure you have no cross contamination of
  • The CRF-200-PS is built with a very high quality benchmark
    resulting in a stable and robust design with minimal cost of
  • The machine has a self-supporting frame with the electrical and
    pneumatic components integrated for easy access and maintenance.
  • The machine can be connected to the internet for online support and updates by MPT Europe BV.

Technical Specs

Stent crimping length

200 mm head. Maximum 180 mm length stents

Stent type

Self-expandable stents (also for covered stents)

Maximum diameter loading

17.5 mm (optionally larger sizes possible)

Maximum opening crimp head

35 mm

Minimum closing diameter

0.1 mm (software limit)

Crimp head control

Servo controlled position / force

Diameter accuracy

+/- 0.02 mm @ 100 N

Maximum crimp force

2000 N radial. Dynamic Diameter Compensation possible

Crimping speeds

0.1 mm/s – 10 mm/s

Maximum transfer force

500 N with loadcell measurement

Film width and type

202 mm wide PET film (0.012 mm thickness)


10” colour touch panel

Control software

Zoomable process graphs

Recipe based

Password levels (operator, engineer, calibrator)

Remote support option


Optional signal light / accoustic alarm (user programmable)





Required air pressure

7 bar minimum

Vacuum system for waste coating

The machine has a 50 mm outlet to connect a waste vacuum system

Power supply

115 or 240 VAC / 2 kW

Heating system

Optional heating system (up to 60°C)

Cooling circuit

Optional cooling system (+10°C) or low temperature (-15°C)

Safety systems

Sliding door with safety contacts and intuative operator feedback