October 2014 Digital Edition
With the advantages plastics can offer, along with the flexibility in material selection and physical characteristics, it’s no wonder why molding is used to some degree in a large percentage of medical device designs. Moving Molding Forward is a Roundtable feature that highlights a discussion with industry leaders on several areas of molding for the medical device industry.
Wearable medtech offers an incredibly exciting area of opportunity for both medical device companies and the service providers working with them. 3 Steps to Prepare for the Onshoring Shift in Wearable MedTech Manufacturing looks at how contract manufacturers can prepare for changes in this sector.
As laboratory instrumentation for analytical and clinical applications evolve, instrument manufacturers have responded by reducing liquid volumes used in sampling and reagent addition. Optimizing Low Volume Non-Contact Dispense Performance highlights a new pump technology that offers a solution to the precision problem at extremely low volume dispense.
Designing for human factors is a very complex and challenging aspect of medical device development. Placing Medical Devices in a Position to Succeed looks at the importance of positioning technologies in the design of a medical device and why it should not be a consideration at the 11th hour of a project