Keyword: Manufacturing processes

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Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
Briefs: Materials
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pulse Technologies has developed a patented technology that uses ultrashort pulse lasers to restructure surfaces in electrode materials and implantables.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Flexible hones enable machining of complex parts with cross-drilled holes.
Features: Materials
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
R&D: Materials
Researchers have demonstrated that they can print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers report the design and fabrication of single-wall carbon nanotube thermoelectric devices on flexible polyimide substrates as a basis for wearable energy converters.
R&D: Materials
Chemists are studying shellfish to develop new, safer, and more sustainable adhesives for a variety of uses, including bandages and other medical applications.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A new technique that mimics the ancient Japanese art of kirigami may offer an easier way to fabricate complex 3D nanostructures for use in applications, including healthcare.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
For all of the advancements available in ultrasonic technology, there are certain component, material, or application characteristics that can make assembly quality very difficult to control.
Briefs: Motion Control
Achievable coils increase the capabilities of the micromotors.
Briefs: Materials
Medical device OEMs often face a tough decision: Use HCR or LSR for medical device component manufacturing?
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The surface waves provide a thermal transport solution.
Features: Automotive
The "Evolving To MedDev" 2021 digital event will provide automotive and aerospace companies with practical information about how they can enter into the medical device supply chain.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Imagine a world where, instead of a physical warehouse full of actual products, you have an entire digital warehouse of design files.
Briefs: Medical
Inspection, measurement, and documentation are critical elements.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have printed sensors directly on human skin without the use of heat.
R&D: Medical
Genetic material is delivered without producing inflammation or toxicity in the body.
Technology Leaders: Medical
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
LFI antigen tests provide results rapidly, at or near the point-of-care.
Technology Leaders: Medical
Thin-film technology could soon offer a less invasive and more cost-effective solution to enhance neurosurgery for people with neurological brain conditions, including epilepsy.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
Removing organic contaminants and reducing bacterial and viral loads in medical device manufacturing.
Technology Leaders: Design
The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty and delays in procedures, and the orthopedics industry must keep innovating.
R&D: Materials
Researchers have shown how to coat glass and plastic with porous titanium dioxide.
Features: Medical
Instruments used in minimally invasive surgeries today often require elaborate features, and greater attention to detail in the product-design process.
Features: Medical
A plasma etching process called electron enhanced material processing (EEMP) has been shown to improve performance of metal and alloys.
Briefs: Imaging
Advancements have enabled marker bands to be applied more safely and consistently.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Micromolding can be seen as the latest technological innovation that enables the design, manufacture, and clinical use of groundbreaking medical devices.
Features: Materials
Cold plasma has been used for decades to treat surfaces in a variety of industries.

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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.