Materials & Manufacturing

Tubing/​Extrusion

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

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INSIDER: Medical

Materials specialist Junkosha has unveiled its latest catheter-based innovation, the 1.8:1 shrink ratio Translucent PHST solution, at the MD&M West. The new product is...

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Products: Software
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Quiz: Sensors/Data Acquisition
From injury prevention to player performance monitoring, cutting-edge medical technologies such as wearable devices, advanced imaging, and data analytics have become integral components in the realm of hockey. Take this quiz to learn more about the impact of medical technology on the sport and the players.
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Features: Materials
This article provides an overview of USP Class VI silicones and explains what medical device manufacturers need to consider when selecting these materials.
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Briefs: Materials
In the medical device industry, the success of a lifesaving operation may depend on the integrity of a bond between components of varying materials.
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News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Cadence, Inc., a provider of design, development, and contract manufacturing services to the medical device, drug-delivery, and diagnostics markets, has acquired the Florida location...

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Products: Tubing & Extrusion
See the new products and services, including servo motor drives, miniature linear voice coil servo motors, an extrusion crosshead, a micro drive, and more.
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Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The new products and services this month include an electronic rotary latch, an ultra black laser marking series, a hybrid hexapod, and more.
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Features: Tubing & Extrusion
In minimally invasive surgery, the best patient outcome begins with navigating the vasculature safely and smoothly. For catheters utilizing a metal shaft construction, good design begins with a high-performing hypotube.
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Supplements: Packaging & Sterilization
In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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Products: Medical
This month, the product focus is on tubing, including multi-lumen tubing, a rubber/silicone extrusion head, filmcast tubing, and micro extrusions.
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Quiz: AR/AI
Medical devices have a long history of helping to heal injured athletes, and now devices are helping them improve their performance. Take this quiz to learn more about how medical devices are helping athletes win.
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Features: Tubing & Extrusion
In its most general sense, DfM for medical devices means the design of parts sympathetic to the production process being used in order to make optimized outcomes in a timely fashion.
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Supplements: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2021.
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Supplements: Electronics & Computers
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2022.
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Briefs: Tubing & Extrusion
A team of scientists and engineers has developed a first-of-its-kind, plant-inspired extrusion process that enables synthetic material growth.
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Supplements: Sensors/Data Acquisition
In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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Features: Medical
For medical device manufacturers that work with different kinds of plastics, utilizing plasma treatments can create competitive advantages.
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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...

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Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Surgical Motors

Portescap, Morristown, NJ, offers surgical motors that are designed to withstand 3,000+ autoclave cycles. The motors and controllers include the CNT1530...

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Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Zeus, Orangeburg, SC, has launched a multi-lumen tubing to help simplify steerable catheter construction.
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Technology Leaders: Materials
The need for innovations like multi-filar cables and multi-channel transmission cables has become more important than ever.
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Trivia: Tubing & Extrusion

What common medical adapter that can reduce hospital-acquired infections shares its name with a traditional holiday symbol?

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Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Linear stepper stages, tubing, Bluetooth modules, and more.
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R&D: Materials
The 3D printable nanocomposite polymeric ink uses carbon nanotubes.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
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News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Medical technology company Raumedic Inc. is expanding the cleanroom manufacturing facilities at its U.S. headquarters in Mills River, NC, by February...

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Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Lumen chips, force sensors, safety clips, and more.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The device was inspired by nature, specifically insect legs and flagella.
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Ask the Expert

Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords
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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

Inside Story: Selecting and Implementing Automation Solutions
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To find out more about selecting and implementing automation solutions, MDB recently spoke with Dave McMorrow, Technical Director, MMT Automation and Michael Wall, Technical Director, Somex Automation, an MMT company.

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