Materials
Sep 24, 2014
Researchers liken their discovery to Terminator 2's shape-shifting T-1000 [image via Wikipedia] New research from North Carolina (NC) State University...
Apr 15, 2014
The industry is changing and so are the demands of medical device manufacturers. Trends in 3-D printing, miniaturization, wireless technology, and updates and...
Aug 20, 2013
By: Simin Bagheri    New tin-based solder alloys are poised to rise dramatically in electronics manufacturing as OEMs modify their supply chain...
Jun 28, 2013
The use of polyurethanes in medical devices continues to increase, owing to characteristics such as high strength, availability in a broad range of durometers...
Feb 20, 2013
Silicon, the basic constituent of silicone, is one of the most common and easily accessible elements on Earth. This availability, combined with the favorable...
Feb 08, 2013
A lactide-based bioabsorbable polymer is part of a company’s suite of proprietary customized polymers. Lactoprene SMC7 maintains an extended mass loss...
Jan 28, 2013
 A supplier has added two high-hardness grades to its series of thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomers. Medalist MD-200 now includes compound MD-240...
Jan 18, 2013
A specialist in sintered porous plastic components for medical device applications makes sintered self-sealing porous media capable of blocking a broad range...
Dec 17, 2012
Suited for such medical implantable applications as left-ventricular-assist-device (LVAD) heart pumps and artificial joints, the new range of diamond-like-...
Dec 03, 2012
A specialist in the design, development, and manufacture of advanced biomedical textiles has released a new version of its absorbable scaffold for implantable...