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1. (WO2018028961) METHOD FOR PRODUCING A TUBE ARRANGEMENT FOR A MEDICAL ENDOSCOPE, TUBE ARRANGEMENT, AND MEDICAL ENDOSCOPE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/028961    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/068273
Publication Date: Fri Feb 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 20 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 1/005
Applicants: OLYMPUS WINTER & IBE GMBH
Inventors: SCHULZ, Kai
KIEDROWSKI, Gregor
Title: METHOD FOR PRODUCING A TUBE ARRANGEMENT FOR A MEDICAL ENDOSCOPE, TUBE ARRANGEMENT, AND MEDICAL ENDOSCOPE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for producing a tube arrangement (10) for medical endoscopes (12), consisting of an outer tube (14) and of a sleeve tube (16) which is inserted into the outer tube and which, in its distal end region, is closed with an optically transparent viewing window (18), wherein a sleeve tube body (20) with a distal tube opening (22) is made available; the distal tube opening (22) is closed with the viewing window (18); the sleeve tube body (20) is divided into two separate tube parts (24, 26), specifically into a distal sleeve tube part (24), receiving the viewing window, and a proximal sleeve tube part (26); the sleeve tube parts (24, 26) are connected rigidly to each other again; the sleeve tube (16) is inserted into the outer tube (14) as far as an end position.