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Test Center 2013 Digital Supplement

April 17, 2013 11:50 am | by MDT Staff | Comments

The 2013 Test Center supplement to MDT covers a number of areas of medical device testing relevant to design engineers. One article covers examining and testing the human factor when it comes to the handling of a medical device. Another article focuses on the new ASTM F1929-12 guidelines for testing for seal leaks in porous medical packaging using dye.


March 2013 Digital Edition

April 17, 2013 11:40 am | by MDT Staff | Comments

Ingestible medical devices offer a convenient, non-invasive method of healthcare; however, the sensitive electronics must be protected. "Coating for Consumption" highlights a coating technology that is being used to guarantee such protection is provided.


January/February 2013 Digital Edition

April 17, 2013 11:36 am | by MDT Staff | Comments

The remote patient monitoring field is a rapidly growing one given the advantages it offers for home healthcare, remote regions, and elderly care. However, with it comes a long list of considerations and critical issues for designers and engineers to keep in mind. The cover story examines this area.


Medical Molding 2012 Digital Supplement

January 29, 2013 4:05 pm | Comments

The 2012 Medical Molding supplement to MDT highlights several very different aspects of the component fabrication process. Ensuring quality results by establishing effective process monitoring is the subject of one article.


November/December 2012 Digital Edition

January 29, 2013 3:50 pm | Comments

The November/December 2012 cover story, "Industry Forecast," highlights the significant topics for the industry in 2013 and shares the thoughts of leaders from the community. In "Meeting the FDA's Mandates for Unique Device Identification," technology is reviewed that can aid in ensuring manufacturers are in compliance to this coming regulation.


2012 MDT Prototyping Supplement

October 23, 2012 3:41 pm | Comments

MDT's Prototyping supplement covers the advanced technology enabling prototypes today and how it is being used in both the design and development process for medical devices. Additionally, articles cover the benefits of using prototyping technology to fabricate finished parts that can be used in the healthcare industry as a finished product.


October 2012 Digital Edition

October 10, 2012 2:46 pm | Comments

In the October issue, the cover feature, Balloon-Forming Innovations Improve Quality and Reduce Cost, highlights a number of innovative technologies that are being offered to help balloon manufacturers ensure their products are defect-free the first time.


September 2012 Digital Edition

October 10, 2012 12:00 pm | Comments

In the September issue, the cover feature compares the component fabrication methods of extrusion and molding and highlights the advantages of each for fabricating medical tubing.


July/August 2012 Digital Edition

August 8, 2012 4:43 pm | Comments

“Miniaturization in Medical Devices” In the July/August "Miniaturization" issue, there are three features that highlight challenges involved with trying to make medical devices smaller.


2012 Test Center Supplement

July 17, 2012 4:40 pm | Comments

Inside: Read about the impact of the 3rd edition of IEC 60601-1 will have on medical device products in "60601 3rd Edition Transition Solutions;" and read about the change of technology available for leak detectors and automation in "5 Factors to Identifying the Best Leak Tester for You."


2012/2013 Buyer's Guide

July 17, 2012 4:15 pm | Comments

Inside MDT’s 2012/2013 Buyers’ Guide find a manufacturer and product directory, with a product index. Categories include: component fabrication; design/manufacturing services; electronic components; facility equipment/software; fluid/air transfer; hardware; materials; packaging/sterilization; and testing.


May 2012 Digital Edition

May 1, 2012 11:30 am | Comments

Inside: “How Low Can You Go?” Read about low power design options from the Microcontroller Solutions Group at Freescale. Shared are embedded design techniques that can lead to a significant extension of the usable lifetime of a product. An emphasis on Molding can be found in Medical Murray Inc.’s “Injection Molding Small Complex Bioabsorbable Implants;” Phillips Plastics’ “Conformal Cooling Using DMLS;” and Proto Labs’ “Living in the Material World.”


April 2012 Digital Edition

April 1, 2012 12:00 am | Comments

Inside: “Pinch It: Contamination-Free Fluid Management Using Pinch Valves” Read about transferring fluids in healthcare applications with no contamination from outside surfaces via a pinching mechanism from Bimba Manufacturing. Also, extrusion by balloon tubing can be found inside, as well as self-lubricated polyisoprene. Shared are professional’s opinions on battling HAIs and orthopedics. In addition, check out the selection of products.


March 2012 Digital Edition

March 1, 2012 12:00 am | Comments

Inside: Read about medical device coatings in “Hydrophilic Environments may Promote Easier Device Delivery,” about hydrophilic coatings on device delivery from DSM Biomedical; and “Practical Challenges for Medical Device Coatings” about sterilization methods, shelf life, and aging impacts on coatings from Biocoat Inc. Shared are professionals’ opinions on design challenges, diagnostics, and testing and inspection.


Medical Electronics Resource Guide 2012

January 1, 2012 12:00 am | Comments

MDT and ECN present the 2012 Medical Electronics Resource Guide. Inside: Find a list of products with contact information for numerous companies. Categories include: boards and modules; electromechanical and mechanical devices; integrated circuits; optoelectronics and displays; packaging and interconnects; passive and discrete components; power sources; sensors; test and measurement; and wireless system components.



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