Materials & Manufacturing

Tubing/​Extrusion

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Explore the applications and advancements in tubing, catheters, and extrusion production methods.

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Features: Wearables
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
White Papers: Medical
Peek and Beyond - Properties and Differences in High Performance Polymers

With decades of experience in extrusion manufacturing, Spectrum understands the challenge of successfully processing high performance and high heat polymers. In select...

Features: Test & Measurement
A growing number of companies are turning to sterile, single-use, closed liquid dispensing systems and kits.
Supplements: AR/AI
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
R&D: Tubing & Extrusion
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Silicone elastomers, polyimide tubing, heat-shrink materials, and more.
Features: Tubing & Extrusion
High consistency rubbers (HCRs) give medical device manufacturers the versatility they need for demanding therapeutic applications.
Briefs: Medical
Medical device OEMs often face a tough decision: Use HCR or LSR for medical device component manufacturing?
Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
Technology Leaders: Tubing & Extrusion
Stainless steel tubing is a primary support feature of single-use handheld surgical devices.
Technology Leaders: Tubing & Extrusion
Learn the basics of heat shrink tubing and its use in medical device manufacturing.
Supplements: Motion Control
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2020.
Technology Leaders: Materials
Nitinol also has a unique ability to adapt to extraordinary strains and is compatible with the human body.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Features: Medical
Smaller parts and devices will likely play bigger roles in the advancement of robotic surgery and telesurgery.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Corrosion-resistant marking, robot cells, medical freezers, and more.
News: Medical

Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and finished products for the medical device industry, has acquired the dedicated...

Products: Software
Simulation Software

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

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Shielding materials, static control, 3D printing software, and more.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Learn about new geometric transition extrusions and catheter components.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Cavity pumps, transfer tubing, proportional valve, and more.
Blog: Tubing & Extrusion

NewAge Industries, Southampton, PA, has set up a companywide Priority Response Team to expedite orders from customers — from receipt of the order through shipping — involving COVID-19...

Technology Leaders: Medical
The move toward miniaturization, from a medical tubing perspective, is picking up pace.
Products: Internet of Things
IoT Prototyping Board

Renesas, Tokyo, Japan, has introduced a low-power prototyping board that will simplify and speed up product development for IoT endpoint equipment...

Products: Medical
Silicone Tube Measurement

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

Products: Medical
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....

Features: Tubing & Extrusion

As medical devices become smaller and more complex, designers and manufacturers are utilizing new and more sophisticated components to incorporate into their device designs. Patients...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Tessy Plastics Corp., which specializes in injection molding and custom automated assembly solutions, has expanded the warehouse space in one of its manufacturing facilities in upstate New York. The...

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