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DOCU Whitepapers

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DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 08/11/2019 - 3:01am
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The Tooling Equation: Are You Maximizing Value?

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 06/11/2019 - 3:01am
Tooling for molded parts is often an area that many medical device manufacturing sourcing teams see simply as a line item in non-recurring engineering costs. However, anticipated project volumes, complexity of tool, tooling vendor selection and tool maintenance strategy are all issues that can impact prod
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Metrics That Matter for Quality Manufacturing

DOCU Whitepapers - Tue, 05/11/2019 - 3:01am
How MasterControl Customers Measure the Impact of Manufacturing Excellence™.
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Resorbable Polymer Implants: Attention to WIP Exposure

DOCU Whitepapers - Mon, 04/11/2019 - 3:01am
This white paper is meant to identify critical considerations related to WIP Exposure vulnerabilities of resorbable polymers. A structured and disciplined assessment of the different contributors to the Overall Exposure Risk will enable a fact based decision pathway that will result in the establishment of a
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The Clock Is Ticking: Will Notified Body Capacity for the EU MDR Affect You?

DOCU Whitepapers - Thu, 31/10/2019 - 4:01am
In July, we published a white paper on the progress of the new European Union Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Device Regulation (IVDR) and how the lack of Notified Bodies (NB) could affect timely implementation. The deadline is looming larger and some small progress has been made, along with some
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In a World of Shifting Trade Policies, Which Region is Best for Your Project?

DOCU Whitepapers - Sat, 26/10/2019 - 3:01am
Any outsourcing evaluation should recognize that every region has advantages and disadvantages. This whitepaper looks at regional advantages/disadvantages in Asia, the U.S. and Mexico, from the perspective of SigmaTron International, an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider with facilities in
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The Essential Laser for Orthopedics

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 18/10/2019 - 3:01am

Ask any orthopedic surgeon to show you the tools of the trade, and the evidence of laser processing is not difficult to spot. Most devices and tools, even single-use items, bear the telltale traces of marking lasers used to indicate depth, part number, and lot or serial number. The growth of laser usage is

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Crash Course: Heat Sealers and Sealer Validation

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 11/10/2019 - 3:01am
A collaboration between Packworld USA and Packaging Compliance Labs
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What Causes Wrinkles in Heat-Sealed Pouches?

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 11/10/2019 - 3:01am
Wrinkles in the seal area can cause a package to be rejected. Let's look at somethings that can be done to avoid packaging failures.
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Avoid Pouch Sealing Disasters - The 9-Steps to Heat Sealing Perfection

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 11/10/2019 - 3:01am

Step 1 Heat Sealing Configuration. Determine what is expected from the seal. What does one expect from a heat seal? Wide, narrow, shaped, or just seal or seal and cut? Before a satisfactory sealing system can be designed it is necessary to decide what seal configuration is desired.
Step 2 Heatseal Ban

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The Real Story About Controlled Impulse Heat Sealing of Polymeric Materials

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 11/10/2019 - 3:01am

Toss VRC Technology is an improved method of impulse heat sealing that overcomes the limitations of simplistic convention methods. It brings advantages to the fabrication and packaging requirements of the Medical/Pharmaceutical/Healthcare and Biotech Industries. Advantages that are not available with oth

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Is Heatsealing Art or Science?

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 11/10/2019 - 3:01am

The evolution of heat sealing perfection from hot bars, to impulse to VRC TOSS Technology. Today's heat sealers provide much more than just sealing the pouches.  Advanced security, information downloading, recipe storage, easy validation.....  

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Identification of Adhesive Formulations Minimally Effected by E-Beam Sterilization

DOCU Whitepapers - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 3:01am
A selection of medical/skin adhesives were coated onto substrates and physical properties (Shear, Adhesion to Release, 180° Peel and MVTR) tested before and after exposure to e-beam sterilization of 27 and 40 kGy. Of the four adhesives tested, two displayed a much lower effect from e-beam exposure than the ot
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Flow Sensor Solutions in Modern Medical Ventilators

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 09/10/2019 - 3:01am
Continuous airflow measurements during anesthesia monitoring, intensive care treatment as well as in clinical and ambulatory environments provide important information for the assessment of cardiorespiratory and breathing circuit behavior and have become indispensable in modern medicine. The increase of intel
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Flow Measurement in Smart Inhalers for Connected Drug Delivery

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 09/10/2019 - 3:01am
Inhalers are among the most commonly used devices for treating respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). With each inhalation through the inhaler, the device delivers a specific amount of medication to the lungs. However, when it comes to proper inhaler use, misuse
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Yet Another Technical Gap Closed: Measuring Lowest Flow Rates in Medical Therapies

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 09/10/2019 - 3:01am
Medical procedures and therapies are often faced by the same challenge: accurately measuring and controlling lowest flow rates down to the microliter per hour range. In most of these cases the outcome of the therapy, as well as the well-being or even the survival of the patient strongly rely on the reliable a
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Single-Use Proximal Flow Sensors

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 09/10/2019 - 3:01am
Proximal flow sensors are widely used in respiratory devices for intubated patients and non-invasive ventilation patients in hospitals, home care situations and emergency rooms. With applications ranging from neonatal to adult care, the associated requirements for proximal flow sensors are both diverse and ch
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Efficient Gas Flow Measurements in Bypass

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 09/10/2019 - 3:01am
Measuring gas flow in applications requiring high precision and cost-efficiency is a challenge. Experience in recent years has shown that microthermal flow sensors are superior to other technologies.
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Infusion pumps that sense the drug flow – and even your heartbeat in it

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 09/10/2019 - 3:01am
Sensor technology takes infusion pumps to the next level by making failure detection reliable, even for infiltration.
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