Keyword: Production

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Applications: Robotics, Automation & Control
Infiplast, a plastics company for medical devices, was asked to design, prototype, test, and manufacture a critical component for ventilators.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
Features: Materials
Unique device identifiers, or UDIs, enable better reporting, reviewing, and analyzing of adverse events.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
Features: Wearables
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
Features: Tubing & Extrusion
A growing number of companies are turning to sterile, single-use, closed liquid dispensing systems and kits.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
When the COVID-19 pandemic grounded much of the U.S. aerospace business in 2020, a Massachusetts-based contract manufacturer was forced to improvise.
Features: Design
Senior Director Asmita Khanolkar tell us what she sees for the medical materials industry, in a post-COVID world.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
It is essential to incorporate PCBA cleaning into the planning and production of wearables.
R&D: Medical
Researchers have 3D printed unique fluid channels at the micron scale that could automate production of diagnostics, sensors, and assays used for a variety of medical tests and other applications.
R&D: Medical
Genetic material is delivered without producing inflammation or toxicity in the body.
Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
The latest benchtop dispensers provide a high degree of process control, capable of dispensing adhesives, solder pastes, and all other assembly fluids with high consistency.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Weighing your testing options is imperative to submission success.
Features: Medical
Regardless of the pace of production, quality control testing is still required to ensure that the products being sent to our front lines will perform as required.
Applications: Design
Major ventilator manufacturers began implementing "crash programs" to expand their production lines, attempting to cram multiple years’ worth of output into the span of a few months.
Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Makers of medical, exoskeletal and surgical products that use cables are still asking for stronger, more flexible materials.
Features: Connectivity
Many manufacturers still struggle to digitize the “last mile” of their factory floor.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In the process, a high-yield electrodeposition is applied on certain conductive substrates.
R&D: Materials

Engineers have developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health. The innovation is a critical step in pushing...

Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control

Biologics and personalized medicine are increasingly becoming more popular — causing the biomanufacturing industry to change. Instead of sticking to large-scale production...

Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Laser sintering technology enables medical technology designers to print plastic objects for feasibility studies within a very short time. The functional prototypes...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive manufacturing, better known as 3D printing, has been evolving for the last 30 years. Now it’s set to enter the mainstream, and evolving technology including new printers...

Briefs: Medical

A newly developed platform has been designed for large-scale industrial manufacturing of reproducible and scalable fiber-based scaffolds for Class I, II and III medical...

Features: Design

For medical device developers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), the transition from prototype to commercial-scale production with a contract...

Features: Test & Measurement

Vital for ensuring compliance to federal regulations, dimensional metrology systems facilitate critical measurement of medical parts, and force testing systems are used to...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

An intelligent, low-cost tooling insert, embedded with smart sensors, has been developed to deliver in-process condition monitoring that reduces machining stoppages and improves productivity...

Briefs: Medical

Resistance welding with direct current (DC) using inverter technology reduces costs by improving quality, reducing maintenance, and increasing productivity....

Briefs: Medical

Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are a major, yet often preventable threat to patient safety, and they can have a significant impact on the survival rate of...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

By utilizing state-of-the-art production equipment and processes, machining tolerances are held extremely close on today's multi-lumen and multilayer medical tubing. It is important to note that...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.