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Briefs: Medical
For the medical device industry, the cutting edge of parts machining goes far beyond having the latest CNC equipment and accessories.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Surface mount technology (SMT) is widely accepted as the ideal process for electronic products that are compact, lightweight, and high speed. Both...

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Technology Leaders: Medical

Biologic drugs change the way the human immune system responds to numerous diseases and conditions. These drugs have revolutionized disease treatments and offer hope to many...

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Features: Medical
Although the pandemic has delayed the MDR’s validation date, it has not diminished the importance of this new regulation.
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R&D: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The research offers potential inspiration for microfluidic pumps that allow the controlled flow of liquids.
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Briefs: Materials
The polymer gear material reduces noise and absorbs shock and vibration.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Users can download the design files to 3D print and assemble a customizable peristaltic pump.
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Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Cleaning is a critical aspect of medical device design that is often overlooked during initial planning.
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Features: Medical
Learn some of the essential areas of plasma treatment in the medical device industry.
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Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Medical OEMs are increasingly turning to integrated rupture disk assemblies with all components combined by the manufacturer.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have demonstrated the ability to create microfluidic lab-on-a-chip devices with channels and valves smaller than ever before.
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Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Rodd Turnquist tells Medical Design Briefs how to select the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.
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Technology Leaders: Motion Control
See how ground ball screws are becoming a preferred choice for precise linear motion.
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Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Medical pipettes, syringes, and mesotherapy devices often move loads linearly instead of rotationally.
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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.
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Technology Leaders: Materials
Learn how sealing materials have been developed to meet the most stringent needs in life sciences applications.
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Features: Test & Measurement
Sealed pump systems can dramatically improve the safety and efficiency of chemical transfer.
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Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn about the motion-control options that give robot makers a wider stride than their competitors.
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Features: Materials
In the universe of wear resistant thin films, diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings have emerged as the ideal solution for demanding physical applications
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Applications: Medical
Even the latest medical and biomedical innovations, from imaging equipment to sensors, require fasteners that never fail.
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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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.
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R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab.
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Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Makers of medical, exoskeletal and surgical products that use cables are still asking for stronger, more flexible materials.
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Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Battery-powered, highly portable oxygen concentrators are a growing trend in patient mobility, but building the devices is still an engineering challenge.
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Features: Medical

There is no one-size-fits-all material when producing mechanical cable. The material chosen to produce wire rope can vary from one application to the next, because commonly, no two applications place the same...

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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.
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Technology Leaders: Connectivity

The medical market is becoming more and more impacted by influences of emerging market mega trends including expanding global markets, where products must be made to meet the...

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Briefs: Medical

Silicone has a long and proven history of use with medical devices and can provide many benefits, from flexibility to cushioning. When working with some medical devices, however,...

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Applications: Medical

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

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Ask the Expert

John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control
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FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Residual Levels for Medical Devices
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish safe EO Residual levels for medical devices, Medical Design Briefs recently spoke with Leonard Harris, Manager, Chemistry and Container Testing for Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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