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Vigorous growth has enabled Panacol-Elosol GmbH, manufacturer of industrial and specialty adhesives, to build a larger facility for its corporate headquarters. With double the space for...

A membrane made from threads of a polymer commonly used in vascular sutures can be loaded with therapeutic drugs and implanted in the body, where mechanical forces...

Learn the key parameters for evaluating the chemical resistance of your materials.
A flexible heat harvesting device shows better efficiency at retaining heat to power the device.

Seeking answers on how to fabricate functionally useful patterns in ways inspired by developmental biology, a team of scientists has used frontal polymerization to mimic...

A new method allows for a laser-driven integration of metals into polymers to form electrically conductive composites. The development of flexible electronics, IoT...

Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique that extends the possibilities of lateral flow testing. Everyone is familiar with these tests in the form of the...

A team of researchers has developed a device that offers a quicker and less-invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically activated glue patch applied...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
HCR Versatility Helps Manufacturers Shape Medical Devices
High consistency rubbers (HCRs) give medical device manufacturers the versatility they need for demanding therapeutic applications.
See how medical disposables are leading to a growth in the use of bioplastics.
A new system ensures optimal synchronization between the adhesive, the dispensing system, and the UV LED curing equipment.
The thermoelectric textile produces a small amount of electricity when heated on one side.
Researchers have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
An objective screening matrix to enable medical device manufacturers in identifying the appropriate material for device assemblies.
Learn how sealing materials have been developed to meet the most stringent needs in life sciences applications.
White Papers: Research Lab
Control Under Pressure

Biomedical and life science applications depend on precise, repeatable liquid handling. Pressure-controlled liquid dispensing systems provide a simple, quick and cost-effective way to dose nanoliter- to...

Researchers have developed a novel nanofiber production technique called centrifugal multispinning that will open the door for the safe and cost-effective mass production...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Injection Molding Principles

Optimizing custom part designs for injection molding requires a thorough understanding of the process and outcomes. In this ebook, you'll learn about common molding resins, special molding terms you should know,...

Mactac®, a LINTEC Company, has acquired Duramark Products Inc., previously known as Ritrama USA. The acquisition consists of the company’s Minneapolis, MN, and Moore,...

Features: FDA/Regulatory
Show Preview: Evolving to MedDev 2021
The "Evolving To MedDev" 2021 digital event will provide automotive and aerospace companies with practical information about how they can enter into the medical device supply chain.
See how A.I.-based machine learning supports orthopedic revision surgeries.
An appropriate aesthetic can be much more than consequential cosmetics; it can improve ease-of-use and safety.
Embedded antennas, fume hoods, computing nodes, and more.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Product Focus: Laser Machining/Marking 2021
Laser systems, engraving machines, flux-core wires, and more.
The patch can be folded around surgical tools.
The membrane wicks water away from the skin.
The materials change shape over time in response to stimuli.
Stainless steel tubing is a primary support feature of single-use handheld surgical devices.
Learn the basics of heat shrink tubing and its use in medical device manufacturing.

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