Medical Materials - Raw Materials
Feb 07, 2017
As the medical device industry advances, plastics used for medical devices must be chemical resistant, able to withstand daily wear and tear, and be optimized...
Jul 05, 2016
Marie Thibault Friction may not be the first problem we think of afflicting medical device design, but it is a real issue for many single-use medical devices...
Jul 07, 2015
A new MD+DI ebook sponsored by K-Tube Technologies covers material advances that can help you take your medical device to the next level. Jamie Hartford With...
Jun 29, 2015
Materials failures account for a significant percentage of medical device recalls and performance problems but are often overlooked as a potential source of...
Dec 10, 2014
Craig J. Schroeder When a medical device fails, it can adversely affect the patient’s safety, resulting in pain, suffering, or delayed treatment. Such...
Oct 13, 2014
Hugh G. Willett and Erik Berndt The use of shape memory alloys to manufacture implantable medical devices represents a high-growth portion of the medical...
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...
Jul 09, 2012
A manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones for medical OEMs has co-developed a composite fabric with a 65% fiber content. These TIXPREF composite...
May 29, 2012
Following reports that its metal alloy might be used in an upcoming iteration of the iPhone, Liquidmetal Technologies Inc. (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA) was...
May 21, 2012
Medical microfibers and yarns are the critical building blocks of biotextiles. These specialized fibers are intricately knitted, woven, or braided into the...