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Briefs: Materials
The new class of materials is insoluble, so it can be used over and over again. Such catalysts could be used to coat tubing and perform chemical transformations on reactants as they flow through the tube.
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Features: Materials

Hoses and tubes are extensively used within the healthcare and medical industry in a variety of applications, from wound drains and catheters to drug...

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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

As the cost of shrink tubing used in the production of catheters has increased, and supply chain issues caused delivery delays, FEP shrink tubing, for example, has become a very expensive...

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Features: Materials
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
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Technology Leaders: Design
Learn the basics of heat shrink tubing and its use in medical device manufacturing.
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Technology Leaders: Tubing & Extrusion
The move toward miniaturization, from a medical tubing perspective, is picking up pace.
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Features: Medical

As medical devices become smaller and more complex, designers and manufacturers are utilizing new and more sophisticated components to incorporate into their device designs. Patients...

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Technology Leaders: Packaging & Sterilization

It can be challenging to make sure you've covered all the bases during the tubing and hose selection process for medical instrumentation. For each application, there are many elements to consider,...

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Features: Medical

Healthcare-related tubing is used for fluid management and drainage as well as with anesthesiology and respiratory equipment, IVs, catheters, peristaltic pumps, and...

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R&D: Medical

A 3D printed biopsy robot is propelled by cylinders driven by air pressure. With the help of hoses that supply the air, the control of the robot can be placed outside the MRI scanner. The...

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Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition

In the past, the decision to opt for a particular flow sensing technology in respirators and ventilation devices was a painstaking and complex process. More recently, however, flow...

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Technology Leaders: Tubing & Extrusion

PVC and polyurethane are thermoplastic materials that can be formed into a variety of shapes, including tubing and reinforced hose. Both materials are useful in numerous applications. But depending...

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Briefs: Medical

For precise blood pressure monitoring in hospitals and surgeries, the accurate handling of medical devices is paramount. Human error or device failure can result in inaccurate...

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Briefs: Medical

Maintaining adequate hydration is an important part of maintaining health, especially under extreme operational and environmental conditions where medical assistance might not be...

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Ask the Expert

Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords
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Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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Inside Story: Selecting the Best Pump for Your Medical Device
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MDB spoke to Rodd Turnquist, National Sales Manager US, OEM Division, WMFTS, to find out more about selecting the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.

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