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Compression Spring Design and General Considerations

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 3:01am
There are a number of design considerations when working with compression springs. Let us first consider stress, set and weight as important considerations in establishing a custom spring design which need to be understood at the outset. Download the Lee Spring (celebrating 100 years in manufacturing) white
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Compression Spring Basic Features

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 3:01am
Lee Spring (celebrating 100 years in manufacturing) provides a basic overview of compression springs used in a wide variety of Applications, including medical devices. A compression spring is an open-coil helical spring that offers resistance to a compressive force applied axially. Compression Springs are th
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Breakthrough Inline Measurement Technology for Silicone Tubing

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 3:01am
In an industry first, Freudenberg Medical has developed a ground-breaking new technology to continuously measure the inner geometry of silicone tubes. This new measurement technology uses sensors to continuously measure the inner geometry of extruded products such as single- or multi-lumen IDs, wall thickness
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Spec Sheet

Sun, 24/11/2019 - 3:01am
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Test Whitepaper 20

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

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

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

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?

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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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Whitepaper: Long-term Wear Adhesives II

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 3:01am
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Flow Sensor Solutions in Modern Medical Ventilators

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

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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