Materials & Manufacturing

Tubing/​Extrusion

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

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Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Silicone elastomers, polyimide tubing, heat-shrink materials, and more.
Features: Materials
High consistency rubbers (HCRs) give medical device manufacturers the versatility they need for demanding therapeutic applications.
Briefs: Materials
Medical device OEMs often face a tough decision: Use HCR or LSR for medical device component manufacturing?
Products: Data Acquisition
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
Technology Leaders: Materials
Stainless steel tubing is a primary support feature of single-use handheld surgical devices.
Technology Leaders: Design
Learn the basics of heat shrink tubing and its use in medical device manufacturing.
Supplements: Electronics & Computers
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: Tubing & Extrusion
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Smaller parts and devices will likely play bigger roles in the advancement of robotic surgery and telesurgery.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Corrosion-resistant marking, robot cells, medical freezers, and more.
News: Tubing & Extrusion

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

Products: Materials
Simulation Software

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

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

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: Tubing & Extrusion
The move toward miniaturization, from a medical tubing perspective, is picking up pace.
Products: Electronics & Computers
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: Imaging
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: Tubing & Extrusion

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...

Products: Materials
External PSUs

XP Power, Tokyo, Japan, has released two series of external power supplies that are intended for modern medical applications, including safety approvals...

Features: Tubing & Extrusion

The long-term structural integrity of the substrate is critical for the development of medical devices approved for demanding cardiovascular applications such as transcatheter...

Products: Motion Control
Composite Tubing

Polygon, Walkerton, IN, has released a high-performance composite tubing for surgical applications. PolyMed® composite tubing is ideal for...

Products: Tubing & Extrusion

Each month, the editors of Medical Design Briefs choose a Product of the Month that has exceptional technical merit and practical value for MDB's design engineering readers.

Features: Tubing & Extrusion

In an effort to design smaller, more intricate and complicated medical devices without running afoul of increasingly stringent national and international regulations, many designers are...

Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Composite Medical Tubing

Polygon, Walkerton, IN, has released a high-performance composite tubing for surgical applications. PolyMed® is ideal for use in...

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