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See how six-robots are being used to produce medical devices.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Product Focus: Pumps and Valves
Fluid control valves, sinusoidal pumps, and more.
Simulation Software

Volume Graphics, Charlotte, NC, has added and augmented important functionalities to its software that help designers and manufacturers capture and...

3M has released a new extended wear medical transfer adhesive.
Researchers have 3D printed a complex, porous lattice structure using liquid crystal elastomers (LCEs), creating devices that can finally mimic cartilage and other biological tissues.
Researchers have developed a wireless ultrasound transducer that is efficiently excited by microwaves.
Researchers have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab.
A wrist-mounted device continuously tracks the entire human hand in 3D.
Researchers have developed a handheld, portable ammonia detector that — like glucometers used to measure blood sugar — assesses ammonia levels from a finger or earlobe prick.
A double-sided adhesive can be detached from the underlying tissue without causing any damage.
See how s flexible printed circuits (FPCs) are replacing microwires.
Ventilators are mission-critical to sustaining life and require a robust design to ensure they maintain the necessary up-time for patient care.
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.
The camera-like device can be inserted into blood vessels to provide high-quality 3D images.

While some sectors of the medical device industry have done well during the pandemic, others have been adversely affected. Either way, mergers and acquisitions have...

Learn how liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is playing a major role in the fabrication of new medical devices.
Medtech devices have become smaller over this last decade, and the advancements in connected technology are just beginning.
Medical device developers are providing more options through intuitive user interfaces (UIs).
A secure communications channel protects the privacy and integrity of a patient’s information
EDM wire, PCB connectors, and more.
Shielding materials, static control, 3D printing software, and more.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Product of the Month: August 2020 Medical Design Briefs
SABIC has launched polypropylene (PP) materials for medical disposables such as gowns and masks and hygiene applications.
Researchers have developed biomaterial-based inks that respond to and quantify chemicals released from the body.
A novel stretchable material, when used in light-emitting capacitor devices, enables highly visible illumination at low operating voltages.
A device to directly measure blood oxygen saturation in a fetus during labor could both reduce the rate of cesarean sections and improve outcomes in difficult deliveries.
Researchers have constructed a paper-based device as a model of wearables that can collect, transport, and analyze sweat in next-generation wearable technology.
A new type of wearable brain scanner is revealing new possibilities for understanding and diagnosing mental illness.
Researchers have shown how to coat glass and plastic with porous titanium dioxide.
The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty and delays in procedures, and the orthopedics industry must keep innovating.

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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.