White Papers for Medical Device Industry Suppliers

  • Dow Medical Grade Portfolio

    Looking for the right plastic for your next medical project? Then consider the broad offering of medical resins from DOW. They have products for all of your application needs including tubing, film, caps & closures, ampoules, vials, testing & diagnostics and more.
  • Packaging Verification Comparison Flyer

    Compares the Data Pro Lite, Data Pro 2, Data Pro 6, and 9900 Series to help understand which system is right for you.
  • Case Study: Infrared Lens Design

    At Avantier we offer Design for Manufacturing (DFM services), optimizing product design with our extensive knowledge of manufacturing constraints, costs, and methods. Measuring the relative concentrations of carbon monoxide, products of combustion and unburned hydrocarbons is the basis of...
  • Medical Implantable Grade and Healthcare Crystal Timing Solutions Portfolio

    Micro Crystal’s Medical Implantable product line consists of Real-Time Clock, Oscillators and Quartz crystals featuring low power, high and stable accuracy within Helium impervious ultra-small full ceramic package. The components are manufactured in accordance with the highest quality standards...
  • PLASTICS ARE ESSENTIAL TO LIVING IN OUR WORLD.

    And Spartech is making a world of difference in plastic solutions that are sustainable, diverse, reliable and helping bring innovative ideas to life. To us, plastics make life better. You see it, touch it and depend upon plastic for everything from food packaging to packaging for medical...
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  • A Guide to Preventing Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Failure

    Pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) play major roles in many applications, providing creative ways for companies to assemble parts, remove buzz squeak, and rattle, and eliminate mechanical fasteners, and more. Unfortunately, when a PSA fails, so does the whole gasket, seal, insulation, heat...
  • If You Race, You Need to Stay Cool

    Racers must keep a cool head - their cars should not overheat either. This applies equally to racing cars with combustion engines and electric motors. The difference: in fuel-fired racers the engine has to be tempered, in electric vehicles this must be considered in particular for the...
  • Surface Family Product Sheet

    A detailed breakdown of Surface family keyboards we offer with all the comparables between the products.
  • Tailoring Drug Delivery and Storage System to Meet the Evolving Market

    In this new case study from Minnesota Rubber & Plastics (MRP), “Tailoring Drug Delivery and Storage Systems to Meet the Evolving Market”, we’ll explore the three mainstays for providing customers with drug delivery and packaging solutions: 1. Material Suitability and Compatibility 2. Device...
  • The Challenge: Manufacturing Process Tradeoffs for Medical Product Development

    Plastic injection molding (IM) is ideal for high-volume manufacturing, but not all medical injection molders can provide tooling that is cost-effective for functional prototypes and low-volume production (LVP.) As a result, medical product designers may be forced to use another process during...
  • The C-Flex Bearing Solution: A Popular Preference for Motion Control

    At the core of our business is the manufacture of flex pivots and flex couplings. Precision mechanical component used in variety of applications from food packaging to aerospace applications. Our strict attention to quality, responsiveness, flexibility has earned us a good reputation throughout...
  • Motion Control Goes Small

    Machine designers are increasingly asked to build systems that take up less space, operate on less power, and run with higher performance. Thankfully motion controls are answering the call with new motors, new sensors, and new architectures. Read on to learn about the latest developments as...
  • Fundamentals of medical device process validation for molded rubber and other parts

    Process validation establishes evidence that a manufacturing process consistently produces a medical device or component that meets specification. This is particularly important if the product requirements can only be assured by destructive testing or if the components are not 100 percent...
  • Human Factors Engineering: 5 Practical Tips for User-Centered Design

    Human factors engineering is a critical - and in some industries, mandated - part of the product development process. The data generated from human factors activities can help you to create products that are useful and can stand up to its competition. Here are five practical tips to help you...
  • Catheter Design: Expert Guidelines for Optimizing Performance

    In catheter design, the functional requirements of the application allow the designer to identify performance requirements such as flexibility, lubricity, kink resistance, column or push strength, and torque transfer characteristics. Development of an optimal catheter design requires a...
  • Choosing the Right Cable for Your Servo Application

    This situation presents three primary challenges: running the servo cable from the drive to the equipment that is flexing, maintaining connectivity over the distance, and installing cable to code.