Keyword: Green Design & Manufacturing

Green Design & Manufacturing

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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.
INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

Researchers have transformed copper nanowires into metal foams that could be used in facemasks and air filtration systems. The foams filter efficiently and...

News: Medical

Cadence, Inc. has been awarded a bronze medal for sustainability from EcoVadis, a provider of business sustainability ratings. Cadence’s rating is derived from EcoVadis’...

INSIDER: Medical

A new research effort aims to improve manufacturing of rapidly deployed structures in order to address future shortages of medical care and quarantine facilities. This...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The potential implications of additive manufacturing (AM) have excited the imagination. Popularly known as 3D printing, the emerging class of technologies has...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing

Cold forming, or cold forging, is becoming a more popular option for manufacturing precision engineered miniature and micro surgical and medical components. 1...

INSIDER: Materials

Polylactic acid, or PLA, is a biodegradable polymer commonly used to make medical implants and drug delivery systems. Brown University researchers have shown that by treating PLA at...

Technology Leaders: Materials
TECHNOLOGY LEADERS: Materials/Coatings/Adhesives

Environmental sustainability is a growing concern among consumers and businesses. Like other industries, the healthcare sector is...

News: Medical
First Medical Device Reprocessing Training Program

Clemson University, Clemson, SC, has established the first program to train engineers to recycle and reprocess medical devices. Medical device reprocessing was identified as a core component of green technology, so in response, the university’s Biomedical Engineering Innovation Campus...

Videos: Medical
Aidex 2011 Innovation Challenge

Aidexpo wrote: The Aid Innovation Challenge is a competition to find inventions that will be beneficial to supplying humanitarian aid around the globe. 2011 winners: Business entry - Leaf Supply with their LeafBed Individual entry - Claire Louise Barrie with MedAlert The challenge was open to various design...

Ask the Expert

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.