September 2012 Digital Edition
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.
To Mold, or Extrude, That is the Question 
Keeping patients in mind who may have difficulty replacing batteries and getting them into a device in the right direction is resolved.
Designing a More Patient-Centric Battery Holder 
Still another article examines PVDF coatings and the benefits they offer to orthopedic instruments.
The Role of Coatings in Orthopedic Instrumentation 
Searching for a Natural Rubber Alternative for Disposables offers a case history presentation that finds a synthetic polyisoprene latex as a solution.