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Manufacturing & Prototyping

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Rapid prototyping and tooling technologies are essential to the medical device design cycle. Explore the medical innovations that impact applications in 3D printing, laser etching, and rapid prototyping.

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White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Culturally Shifting to Smart Medical Device Manufacturing

With current world conditions adversely impacting markets and exerting unprecedented pressures on medical device manufacturers, the journey towards smart manufacturing is essential to...

White Papers: Medical
MISUMI Fills in the Gaps for Gener8

Gener8, a leading contract design and manufacturing company, was tasked with creating the first commercially available digital genome engineering platform for a customer. The project required the use of...

Applications: Energy

In reshaping the world toward a new, post-pandemic normal, the industry must leverage digital transformation at an accelerated pace. This shift is already happening — according to...

Products: Materials
Heavy-Duty Enclosures

Bud Industries, Cleveland, OH, has introduced a series of heavy-duty plastic enclosures that are designed to provide flexibility in installing printed...

Products: Medical
Plastic and Insert Molding

Okay Industries, New Britain, CT, has added plastic molding and insert molding to its metal tube forming, laser tube cutting, and precision stamping and machining operations. The...

Briefs: Medical

Microfluidic devices are compact testing tools made up of tiny channels carved on a chip, which allow biomedical researchers to test the properties of liquids, particles,...

R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Researchers have developed a new way to 3D print glass microstructures that is faster and produces objects with higher optical quality, design flexibility, and strength....

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Designing SOSA™ Backplanes for the Future of Electronics

Backplane signal integrity is an emerging issue for new SOSA systems. Our newest white paper examines how new systems must be able to operate at very high data signaling rates to...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Selecting the Right System to Move BioPharma Equipment

This paper is intended to serve as a guide to selecting the ideal load handling equipment for any given load and situation. The sheer variability of needs means this guide will not be...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Researchers have developed a new way to 3D print glass microstructures that is faster and produces objects with higher optical quality, design flexibility and strength. They...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

To fast-track time to market and gain a competitive edge, pharmaceutical and medtech development companies are increasingly implementing single-use technologies (SUTs). SUTs also...

Features: Materials

Plastic consumables for medical applications are often very complex and sophisticated devices. Before these devices can be used by healthcare workers or home care patients, they...

Products: Medical
3D Printable Biomaterials

Evonik, Darmstadt, Germany, is expanding its portfolio of 3D printable biomaterials for medical technology. VESTAKEEP® iC4800 3DF is a new osteoconductive...

White Papers: Medical
Bio-Implantable Composite Materials

When creating a device that is implanted into the human body, choosing the right materials is everything. COINING recognized this, so we developed Bio-Implantable Composite Materials (BCMs) to enhance the...

Features: Materials
From 3D printing and biomaterials to robotics and digital health, MD&M West is the largest medtech expo for suppliers and buyers.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Weld monitors, fiber markers, new cleanrooms, and more
Special Reports: Motion Control
Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a low-cost, highly precise focused ultrasound (FUS) device that can be used on small animal models in preclinical research.
INSIDER: Medical

With the smart manufacturing sector poised to reach nearly $590 billion by 2028 as automation and advanced technology propel the marketplace, the industry is ready to meet...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

The medtech field is undergoing another year of volatility as challenges born during the pandemic persist. Yet, the industry is seeing an infusion of innovation,...

Inside Story: Materials
MDB recently spoke with Anthony Bracale, director of sales and marketing at Hobson & Motzer Inc., a manufacturer of precision metal components.
Features: Test & Measurement
Learn how a dedicated team of experts at a rapid development center (RDC) can improve the design process.
Products: Communications
Electrolyte tanks, medical servers, lab management software, and more.
Products: Medical
Three new low-pressure molding (LPM) materials are designed to seal and protect medical devices from moisture and temperature extremes.
Technology Leaders: Design
The need for innovations like multi-filar cables and multi-channel transmission cables has become more important than ever.
Briefs: Medical
The vibrating device uses bone-conducted sounds to achieve better results.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The twins enable comparison of the effects of different surgical interventions in a patient-specific manner.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A prototype “breathalyzer” accurately diagnoses COVID-19, even in asymptomatic individuals, in less than 5 minutes.

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Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords

Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

Inside Story

Rapid Precision Prototyping Program Speeds Medtech Product Development

Rapid prototyping technologies play an important role in supporting new product development (NPD) by companies that are working to bring novel and innovative products to market. But in advanced industries where products often make use of multiple technologies, and where meeting a part’s exacting tolerances is essential, speed without precision is rarely enough. In such advanced manufacturing—including the medical device and surgical robotics industries — the ability to produce high-precision prototypes early in the development cycle can be critical for meeting design expectations and bringing finished products to market efficiently.

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