Mechanical and biomedical engineers at Purdue University have developed specialized hydraulic machines and software to help the industry create better and longer lasting implants for people suffering from spinal injuries, disease, and age-related wear.
Airways Development LLC (Kenilworth, NJ) chose Cyrolite GS-90 acrylic-based multipolymer compound for molding the neonatal swivel connector on its Clarissa Infant Nasal CPAP assembly.
Dr. Zhiwen Liu, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Penn State University, is leading a group of engineers on a project that has enabled them to utilize a white-light laser to serve as optical tweezers.
The Project: Replace the IEEE 802.11 frequency-hopping standard used for wireless connectivity of medical devices.
The Xgen Series “powerKit” offers convenience, allowing system designers immediate development of custom AC/DC power supply solutions.
The PIATI_STI was developed specifically to read ECC200 Data Matrix codes lasermarked on medical/dental tools and instruments in accordance with HIBCC specifications.
Hybrid ceramic ball bearings serve in large variable-speed electric motor applications and offer key performance benefits over standard steel ball bearings.
Medical equipment such as patient monitors, scanners, electronic catheters, and therapeutic devices require dependable connectivity and accurate signal transmission.
The Project: Quickly manufacture prototypes for the outside bumpers of a new pulse oximeter. The Solution: Use rapid injection molding to evaluate three part batches for $3,000 per batch in 10 days per order.
Contract processing services for thin film coatings and gas plasma surface treatment offer a variety of beneficial features.
ARcare 90106 is a clear, double-faced film coated on both sides with a high coatweight, hybrid pressure-sensitive adhesive available in roll stock form. It is used in medical applications such as bonding in microfluidic devices or other disposable test formats.
First-aid dressings primarily protect a wound from external contamination and additionally absorb blood and wound fluids. These systems are specially designed to ensure any bacteria coming into contact with the gel or contained with the exudate are absorbed, contained, and killed.
From single- and double-coated foams to films and non-wovens, pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes
Silicone technology cures tack free in seconds to a depth of two inches upon exposure to UV or high-power visible light. These one-part Loctite Nuva-Sil silicones are ideal for deep potting, encapsulation, environmental protection, and sealing.
Despite heavy investment in quality systems and personnel, the medical device industry is plagued with manufacturing waste, product recalls, and FDA violations.