Quality inspection of parts and components used in the manufacture of medical devices is of utmost importance. Therefore, finding which inspection solution works best for a particular part geometry is equally important.
Designing and manufacturing medical devices are complicated tasks and should be the main focus for the companies doing it. Therefore, when forming a team upon which to rely for ancillary componentssuch as the device packagingthey need to ensure they partner with a reliable company.
Traditionally, pad printing has offered device manufacturers an effective method with which to add identification markings to a device or package. More recently, however, it has been sought after as a solution to challenges regarding the application of specific types of adhesives and fluids.
Outsourcing of labor-intensive manufacturing operations is increasingly popular with medical device companies. It cuts down on labor, plant, and more; why build when you can buy? But some of these same companies are discovering that it can make sense to outsource other functions as well.
Adhesives are a key component in the assembly of a variety of medical devices. Unfortunately, specific curing requirements of certain types have caused difficulties for manufacturers using traditional adhesive options.
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Electrosurgical devices require an energy platform to generate the power necessary to function properly. Working closely with surgeons on the design, a device maker has introduced a unit to provide exactly the type of control and power needed for these surgical tools.
Since plastics do not all present with the same attributes or offer the same physical characteristics, there is a need for specificity in the accelerated aging testing of them.
Nanotechnology is still very much in the development phase in terms of having a meaningful impact on healthcare treatment options.
Drug reconstitution can be a challenging task for non-healthcare trained patients trying to prepare a drug for self-administration.
Inhalation therapy has proven to be an effective method of administering a number of pharmaceuticals for more than a century. However, achieving the optimal particle size for a treatment with particular pharmaceutical formulations has been a troublesome task.
As medical devices have become more advanced through the implementation of sophisticated technologies within the finished product, the amount of expertise required to efficiently design and engineer the device has grown.
With patients demanding medical devices that are convenient, yet discreet, electronics manufacturers are tasked with making internal components as small and compact as possible.
Medical news excites both the media and the public alike as new medicines, methods, and procedures bring relief to millions who suffer from various ailments.
It is in the best interest of healthcare providers to receive technology that has been thoroughly tested to ensure successful implementation into an existing environment. Additionally, the medical professional wants to be certain the new system will enable greater care to patients.