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Explore articles that will help you test your medical devices and software. Validation techniques include environmental monitoring, biocompatibility testing, packaging validation, and sterilization services.

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The nose measures gases in a patient’s breath.
The device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.
The flexible device harvests heats from the human body.

Software for Linux

Synopsys, Exeter, UK, has launched Simpleware Release P-2019.09. The latest version of the software includes new features and performance improvements....

Medical device manufacturers have a big challenge in preparing for their regulatory device submissions for 2020. In addition to the European Union’s new Medical Device...

Silicone Tube Measurement

Freudenberg Medical, Kaiserslautern, Germany, has developed a new technology to continuously measure the inner geometry of silicone tubes. The Helix...

Technology Leaders : Materials
Medical Design Briefs: 2019 Technology Leaders
Learn about 2019's stand-out manufacturers and cutting-edge applications in special metals, coatings, robotics, and more.

Gibraltar Laboratories will officially become Nelson Labs January 3, 2020. Nelson began implementing changes to facilitate the integration of the Gibraltar labs facilities in...

Products : Test & Measurement
Product Focus: Test & Measurement

Hardness Tester

L.S. Starrett, Athol, MA, has introduced two new digital Rockwell/Superficial Rockwell benchtop hardness testers with fully automated load/unload procedures and capable of providing...

UV-LED Light Engines

Innovations in Optics, Woburn, MA, offers high-power, UV LED light engines. The LumiBright™ UV-LED Light Engines feature UV die arrays bonded on...

R&D : Test & Measurement
Hydration Sensor Could Improve Dialysis

A new portable sensor can accurately measure patients’ hydration levels using a technique known as nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) relaxometry. Such a device could be useful for not only dialysis...

“Opioid abuse, misuse, and addiction has become one of the most profound public health crises facing the U.S. today,” says Jeffrey Shuren, FDA, CDRH....

The injectable drug-delivery device market is growing at a staggering rate, with an anticipated global market value of $37.5 billion by 2025 compared to $16.7 billion in 2016. The driving factors...

Hermetic Seals Guide

A guide from Accumet, Westford, MA, offers electromechanical engineers and designers design for manufacturability (DFM) tips for optimizing their...

With medical devices approved for more demanding cardiovascular applications such as transcatheter aortic and mitral valve repair (TAVR/TMVR), the long-term structural...

Great quality assurance is what turns great software into great product. Testing is a crucial part of any software development process, whether to ensure safety in a medical device, to minimize risk...

Medical Device Manufacturing Software

Master Control, Salt Lake City, UT, has released a software platform designed to automate production and improve operational quality....

Orthopedic devices play a crucial role in providing pain relief, improving mobility, and enhancing the quality of life for patients suffering from musculoskeletal...

Researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind palm-sized 3D ultrasound imaging system for radiation-free scoliosis assessment. Named “Scolioscan Air,” the system is designed to bring...

SPC Software

Zontec, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, has released new statistical process control (SPC) software designed to improve manufacturing quality. The Synergy 1000™ and...

Optical Distance Sensor

A highly accurate optical distance sensor is available from Werth Messtechnik, Giessen, Germany. The Werth Chromatic Focus Point sensor can measure...

The Luer connector is arguably one of the most important developments in the biomedical industry. Because it is reliable, simple to use, and economical to produce, the Luer connector...

Heat Pipes

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Norwood, MA, has expanded its line of high-performance, off-the-shelf, flat and round heat pipes from 33 to 350. The high-performance...

Flush-Head Studs

Self-clinching flush-head studs from Penn-Engineering, Danboro, PA, feature a thread profile that enables quick mating with push-on plastic nuts, wire tie...

News : Packaging & Sterilization
Inside Story: Eurofins Medical Device Testing

Ensuring Reusable Devices Are Safe for the Next Patient

Advances in manufacturing technologies are fostering an age of unprecedented innovation in the development of reusable medical devices and instruments. As designers develop smaller, more-complex, and increasingly intricate devices,...

The medical gas equipment size is poised to exceed $7.2 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. According to the report, favorable...

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