Surface Treatment Services
Jun 02, 2015
Ross Peterson and Craig Ingalls An electroplating process from ProPlate atomically bonds metal directly to each catheter braid–pic crossing, fusing...
Aug 02, 2013
As OEMs seek to streamline their supply chains, tier 1 contract manufacturers are increasingly expected to internalize more surface engineering related...
Jul 31, 2013
Gas plasma is commonly referred to as the fourth state of matter. However, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Curt Surplee more accurately describes plasma as...
Oct 12, 2012
  A provider of microscopic analysis services for device quality assurance has added ion milling to its laboratory’s sample preparation capabilities...
Dec 21, 2011
Spirol International recently announced that it has met the stringent requirements of Nadcap accreditation for chemical processing. Nadcap (formerly NADCAP,...
Nov 08, 2011
Adhesion promotion technology has been engineered to help medical device makers solve adhesion challenges presented by certain polymeric materials, including...
Jun 23, 2011
An SEM image shows a cobalt-chrome surface after high-voltage electropolishing. Ultrapolishing provides a clean surface for implants, instruments,...
Feb 01, 2009
  SURFACE MODIFICATION       Plasma surface activation of PTFE tubing promotes adhesive bonding to hubs and connectors, enhances...
Jan 01, 2008
  MACHINING       A finishing technique such as magnetoelectropolishing can complement machining operations. (Photo courtesy of...
Nov 01, 2007
  SURFACE TECHNOLOGY       Figure 1. (click to enlarge) Schematic of SAME group self-assembly. The groups are tethered to the...