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Could Lean Product Development Get You to Market Faster?

Tue, 13/08/2019 - 3:01am
3 Key Question to Find Out
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Innovative Medical Adhesives Simplify and Improve Fastening in Medical Devices

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 3:01am

Modern adhesives offer medical device engineers a leg up with new options to simplify fastening and improve performance as medical devices and materials continue to advance. When faced with often hostile environments of human bodies and hospitals, modern, well-designed structural medical adhesive compounds

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When To Use a Fast Cure Adhesive

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 3:01am

To reduce assembly costs, why not consider a fast cure adhesive? But one caveat might be to question the need for speed when selecting the appropriate adhesive for an application. In this white paper, you'll find an overview of the different types of fast cure adhesives, including one and two part epoxies,

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Catalog: Adhesives for the Medical Industry

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 3:01am

For an overview of Master Bond's most popular medical grade epoxies, please browse this easy to read catalog organized by chemistry, key properties and curing schedules. From the prototype stage through the manufacturing process, each compound in this 20 page catalog is designed to meet specific applicatio

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Medtech Mergers & Acquisitions of 2018

Wed, 24/07/2019 - 3:01am

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) continued to change the landscape in the medical device and diagnostics industry in 2018. See which companies were bought, sold, or spun-off last year with our comprehensive list of 2018 medtech M&As. Information in the report includes the following:

  • Buyers
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Six Benefits of Selecting an EMS Provider with Product Design Capability

Sat, 13/07/2019 - 3:01am
Product design engineering resources are shrinking at many companies. This often creates challenges for the team that remains. While a standalone product development firm or a contract engineering resource may seem the best option to address an engineering resource shortage, it can often result in a siloed ap
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The Clock Is Ticking: Will Notified Body Capacity for the EU MDR Affect You?

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 3:01am
We are less than one year away from the full implementation of the European Union Medical Device Regulation (MDR) (May 2020) and three years away from the full implementation of the In Vitro Device Regulation (IVDR) (May 2022).
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Actionable Steps to Eliminate Small-Bore Connector Misconnection

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 3:01am
Adopting ISO 80369
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Advancements in Clear High Barrier Packaging Materials

Tue, 02/07/2019 - 3:01am

Clear high-barrier materials are an excellent alternative to traditional aluminum foil. Manufacturers enjoy the ability to easily inspect packaged product through the use of vision systems, metal detectors, and manual visual inspection. As a marketing tool, clear materials allow for product differentiation

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Protecting Healthcare Software

Fri, 28/06/2019 - 3:01am

The purpose of this white paper is to highlight potential threats in typical modern medical applications in terms of cybersecurity and protection of patients' medical data, and how to effectively address these threats with Intertrust's whiteCryption® technology.

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How to Avoid Part Warpage

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 3:01am
Successful part designs and material selection are built on an understanding of potential process-related issues such as the potential for warpage – thus, it is very important to understand the causes of warp in order to avoid this defect!
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Crescent Doubles Production Capacity While Cutting Production Costs by 18%

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 3:01am
A global OEM and longtime Crescent Industries customer needed a customized, automated, and high-throughput solution to capitalize on a successful product—and they needed it fast. As demand for its reagent dipstick exploded due to rapidly increasing market share, this OEM struggled to supply hospital labs with
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What is Design of Experiment for Injection Molding

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 3:01am

When developing a new product using injection molding processes, the customer wants to achieve specific levels of product performance. The manufacturer wants to have a certain level of production efficiency. The end user wants to have reliable performance of the product in the field.

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Myths for Purchasing Injection Molds and Injection Molded Parts

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 3:01am

Many companies think the purchasing of an injection mold is the tooling necessary to produce a plastic part, while this is correct there are some considerations that need to be made before your purchase.

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Challenges with MEMS Pressure Sensor Integration in Medical Devices

Wed, 26/06/2019 - 3:01am
This white paper discusses the need for pressure sensor integration in medical devices with a focus on applications, different pressure sensing technologies, MEMS sensor options, and considerations during the encapsulation and integration process. It highlights the need for an experienced partner to help stre
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Finding Balanced Solutions for Medical-Grade Materials

Tue, 25/06/2019 - 3:01am

When medical device and diagnostics manufacturers work through material selection for their products, polymers such as polycarbonate (PC), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and poly-vinyl chloride (PVC) are commonly used materials that first come to mind. Some of these established grades are used because t

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New Catheter Based Devices and Procedures Driving Hemostasis Valve Innovation

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 3:01am

The viability of new interventions dependent on more robust componentry

Today's hemostasis valves are a vexingly difficult engineering challenge. Beyond the minimum requirements per ISO 11070 and ISO 10555 for pressure and vacuum decay, emergent invasive catheter therapies are demanding muc
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Case Study: Overcoming Barriers of Adopting ISO 80369

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 3:01am
The high stress of an emergency room or ICU creates an environment in which the probability of human error spikes dramatically, adding a layer of risk to an already-tense situation. Asking medical professionals to make rapid diagnoses and decisions in that stress-filled state can lead to device misconnection,
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Benefits of ZPower's Silver-Zinc Rechargeable Batteries

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 3:01am
This white paper details the benefits of ZPower's rechargeable microbatteries for designers and engineers aiming to create new and disruptive products. ZPower's rechargeable cell is the smallest, high-energy microbattery available to innovators looking to shrink the next generation of consumer & medical produ
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ZPower FAQ with Electronic Design

Fri, 07/06/2019 - 3:01am
This FAQ covers the major benefits of ZPower's silver-zinc microbatteries. ZPower batteries are the smallest, safest, highest-energy rechargeable microbatteries available. They are a good choice for designers and engineers aiming to enable new, next-generation smaller and safer consumer and medical products.
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