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Rotation During Compression | Helical Products Company

September 13, 2011 7:32 am | by HelicalProducts | Comments | Traditional compression springs rotate when compressed. Find out how the Machined Spring by Helical Products Company prevents this rotation.

What are Helical Machined Springs?

September 13, 2011 7:32 am | by HelicalProducts | Comments | When used as a machined spring, the HELI-CAL® Flexure provides desired and precise elastic performance in compression, extension, torsion, lateral bending and lateral displacement modes. A specific advantage of this technology - it enables customer specified end...

Helical Product Demonstration - Semicon West

September 13, 2011 7:32 am | by HelicalProducts | Comments | Find out more about our products through this demonstration model featuring Helical's machined springs and flexible couplings. Learn more at


Helical Products Company -- About Us

September 13, 2011 7:31 am | by HelicalProducts | Comments | We make bar stock flexible. USA Manufacturer of Flexible Couplings, U-Joints, Machined Spring Products, and Motion Control Accessories serving OEM, VAR, and End-user customers in Industrial, Medical, Defense, Engineering, and Consumer markets. Learn more at

Component Fabrication and Sensor Technologies from Micron Products

June 28, 2011 11:31 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Drew Santin, director of business development and sales engineering at Micron Products, discusses the company's component fabrication capabilities including injection molding, machining, and tooling. Mark LaViolette, VP sales, talks about the company's sensor products that are used for...

SSF's Paul Mazelin presents multilumen extrusion and silicone balloon challenges

June 28, 2011 8:32 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Paul Mazelin, sales manager for Specialty Silicone Fabricators, discusses capabilities of the company, including silicone extrusion, molding, calendaring, and assembly and packaging of sub-components. The company's innovative extrusion process resolves challenges in multilumen extrusion...

Quickparts' Brian Ford discusses the innovative web capabilities for quoting parts

June 28, 2011 8:32 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Brian Ford, director of strategic marketing for Quickparts, discusses the company's patented instant online quote system that enables medical device manufacturers to rapidly get a parts quote for their design. They fulfill needs from a one-off component up to thousands of parts in both...

Sparton's Cary Wood explains the benefits of refurbishment of medical devices

June 28, 2011 8:32 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Cary Wood, president and CEO of Sparton, discusses the contract manufacturing company's unique refurbishment offerings for medical device manufacturers. The company relies on its testing and engineering capabilities to help OEMs rejuvenate a device and return it to the field, ready to...


Farm and Hologic share insights on the design of a breast imaging system

June 28, 2011 8:32 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Nikolaos Gkanatsios, Ph.D., director & senior principal systems architect, breast imaging at Hologic, and Darrin Manke, director/program manager at Farm, provide insights into the challenges and successes that were experienced in the development of a breast tomosynthesis system. They...

MicroCare Medical's Jay Tourigny offers a new component cleaning solution

June 28, 2011 8:32 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Jay Tourigny, VP of Operations at MicroCare Medical, shows how the combination of an innovative solution with a vapor degreaser offers an excellent cleaning system for medical device manufacturers. The solution enables an effective clean on virtually any part geometry. Visit...

Shin-Etsu's Eric Bishop presents silicone that is chemically bonded to plastic in mold

June 28, 2011 8:32 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Eric Bishop, North American marketing manager for Shin-Etsu, shows a molded component that has a strip of silicone chemically bonded to it in mold. The bond is strong enough that the silicone fails before the bond when attempting to separate the silicone from the component. Visit...

NDC's Dave Niedermaier reviews the unique properties of nitinol material

June 28, 2011 8:32 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

David Niedermaier, VP of sales at Nitinol Devices & Components (NDC), offers several demonstrations of the unique properties of nitinol, including its thermal shape memory. The company provides the material to medical device manufacturers to utilize in the industry. Visit...

Evonik Cyro's Larry Gabriel discusses antimicrobial polymer

June 28, 2011 8:31 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Larry Gabriel of Evonik Cyro shares the background to the story of the company's decision to introduce an antimicrobial polymer. The CYROLITE acrylic-based multipolymer compounds offer a number of advantages to medical device designers and manufacturers beyond the antimicrobial benefit....

China Array Plastics's Russel Johnson discusses high performance thermoplastics

June 28, 2011 8:31 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Russel Johnson, president of China Array Plastics, talks about the company's capabilities and their high performance thermoplastics offerings. On display are several examples of their material solutions in real world medical device applications. Visit for more...

Bayer's Bruce Fine introduces new material targeted at medical devices

June 28, 2011 8:31 am | by MDTeditor | Comments

Bruce Fine, at the MD&M East 2011 show, discusses the benefits of a new Bayer MaterialScience material that's targeted to fulfilling the needs for medical device designers and manufacturers. The material is Makrolon 2258. Visit for more information about Bayer MaterialScience.


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