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R&D: Materials

An ancient metal used for its microbial properties is the basis for a materials-based solution to disinfection. A team of scientists has developed an antimicrobial spray that deposits a layer of...

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Features: Design
Cleaning is a critical aspect of medical device design that is often overlooked during initial planning.
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Features: Packaging & Sterilization
As medical devices become more advanced and innovative, so do the regulations that surround them.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Flexible hones enable machining of complex parts with cross-drilled holes.
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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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Briefs: Medical
It is essential to incorporate PCBA cleaning into the planning and production of wearables.
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R&D: Wearables
Researchers have printed sensors directly on human skin without the use of heat.
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Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
Removing organic contaminants and reducing bacterial and viral loads in medical device manufacturing.
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Briefs: Materials

Whether attempting to improve adhesion of dissimilar materials, depositing coatings, cleaning surfaces, applying a protective coating that repels water for example or biological...

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Features: Medical

As the miniaturization trend continues to take the medical device world by storm, manufacturing with metal injection molding (MIM) and additive processes such...

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Features: Packaging & Sterilization

Medical devices across the United States must not only keep pace with advances in technology but also with the increased use of harsh solvents and...

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Features: Medical

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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Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers

The market for medical electronics is huge and growing. The astounding capabilities of digital technology and broadband connectivity are “a perfect storm,” enabling doctors...

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Features: Medical

As in any industry, new technologies and material choices present new opportunities and challenges for OEMs looking to build brand...

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Features: Electronics & Computers

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are critical components in many medical devices. Prior to shipment to the OEM, PCBs must undergo a thorough cleaning process to remove excess...

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Features: Tubing & Extrusion

Today's machining tolerances are held extremely close on multilumen and multi-layer medical tubing through the use of state-of-the-art production equipment and processes. Any...

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Features: Electronics & Computers

Board cleaning is perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects of printed circuit board (PCB) assembly. But savvy medical electronics original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have a keen sense...

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Applications: Packaging & Sterilization

Component manufacturers are continually developing new and smaller packages for components that are mere fractions of a millimeter and have board to component clearances of less than...

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Features: Medical

By now, you have probably already heard that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is phasing out the AK-225 solvent at the end of this year. This means that if you are currently using...

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Briefs: Medical
Updated Facts on 2015 HCFC-225 Usage Ban

In 1974, Sherwood Rowland and Mario Molina discovered that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) were depleting the ozone layer, and in 1995, they received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for this work. In response, the United Nations Environment Programme called an international conference to discuss the issue....

Features: Packaging & Sterilization

Reusable devices face significant design challenges that single-use devices do not. A design engineer must think about how the device will...

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Briefs: Medical
Microfluidic Mixing Technology for a Universal Health Sensor

A highly efficient means of microfluidic mixing has been created for use with the rHEALTH sensor — an elliptical mixer and passive curvilinear mixing patterns. The rHEALTH sensor provides rapid, handheld, complete blood count, cell differential counts, electrolyte measurements, and...

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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.

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Inside Story: Selecting and Implementing Automation Solutions
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To find out more about selecting and implementing automation solutions, MDB recently spoke with Dave McMorrow, Technical Director, MMT Automation and Michael Wall, Technical Director, Somex Automation, an MMT company.

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