Diagnostic Swabs

Specialty Materials for Medical Devices and Diagnostic Applications

Medical Grade Foam Swabs

Foamtec Medical is your partner for medical grade swabs for medical applications.

Our team can engineer the perfect device for your application, whether it requires specific materials or properties. Trusted by some of the largest corporations in the world, Foamtec Medical can provide a high-quality product at scale specific to your requirements.

Foamtec Medical clients find using Foamtec’s high-quality, open-cell, medical-grade polyurethane foam provides high pick-up and recovery rates of biological samples for exceptional testing results.

Custom Applications

Wide Product Variety

Foamtec Medical builds each device in-house with the highest quality materials, testing, and standards for validation.

Polyurethane Foam Swabs

Foamtec Medical is the largest vertically integrated manufacturer of diagnostic swabs in the world.

Common Applications

Common Applications

Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Swabs

Foamtec Medical Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal swabs utilize Foamtec-developed polyurethane foam technology, provide an exceptional surface area to capture a maximum quantity of target samples, and provide high subject recovery.

Our swabs collect high volumes of targeted samples and high recovery rates for detecting bacterial and viral infections, including:

  • SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19),
  • rhinoviruses and enteroviruses (Picornaviridae)
  • influenza viruses (Orthomyxoviridae)
  • parainfluenza
  • metapneumoviruses and respiratory syncytial viruses (Paramyxoviridae)
  • coronaviruses and bacterial infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumonia) and Streptococcus pyogenes (strep throat)

Swabs Built to Your Specification

Foamtec Medical offers in-house fabrication of swabs using state-of-the-art automation technology. Our development teams have the expertise to create application-specific swabs using our in-house formulated medical grade polyurethane foams for high pick up and recovery of biological samples for fast, accurate results.


Contact Us for more information about our swabs and contract manufacturing.

Custom Products

Foamtec Medical R&D will partner with you from project ideation through fabrication and delivery – on time and on budget.

Genetic Testing

Clean and accurate sampling with DNA-free and RNase-free sampling swabs.

Food Processing

Engineered to effectively test for pathogens, contamination, and ensure streamlined production at scale.

Environmental Testing

Sampling swabs for surfaces and equipment and more built to spec for collection and validation.

The Foamtec Swab Difference

Companies worldwide trust Foamtec Medical to deliver the highest quality in their diagnostic swabs due to our commitment to premium materials, testing, and customer service. The Foamtec Medical team is ready to help build your custom swab or help you with one of our proven swab solutions.

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