Precision Parts for the Medical Industry

Precision Parts, Flexible Circuits & EMI Shielding Products
Tech-Etch photo etches precision parts for medical imaging, implants and surgical devices. Light gauge parts are manufactured from a wide range of medical materials, including elgiloy, titanium, tungsten, nitinol, stainless steels, niobium, molybdenum, and copper alloys. Applications include maxillofacial screens and cranial closure implants, HTC grids, X-ray ID tags, stents, vascular stiffeners and closures, haptics, needles, surgical blade blanks, springs, and interconnects.

Standard and custom EMI/RFI shielding products include finger stock gaskets, board level shielding, knitted wire mesh gaskets, conductive elastomers, metalized fabric, conductive foam, and shielded honeycomb vents and filters. Shielding solutions are offered to address interference at the component level, board level, or the assembly/enclosure level.

High reliability, fine line flexible circuits are produced for demanding applications, including implant, diagnostic, and therapeutic medical electronics. By using an additive process, features as small as .001” can be produced at production levels. Laser processing supports precision drilling of hole sizes down to .001” dia. for micro via and blind via multilayer construction. In-plant, value-added operations include precision hand assembly as well as automated SMT assembly supporting package sizes down to 0201 and .4mm leaded devices.

Tech-Etch has been a leader in the manufacture of precision engineered parts, EMI/RFI shielding products, and flexible circuits for the medical industry for over 40 years. Our technology has enabled the development of cataract lens replacement surgery, artificial heart valves, and medical diagnostic ultrasound imaging. The Tech-Etch Quality Management System is registered to both ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100. Corporate headquarters is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and additional facilities are located in Fall River, MA and Litchfield, Minnesota.

Tech-Etch, Inc.
45 Aldrin Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

DeviceTalks West: Expertise you need to know

textadimage Medical device suppliers are light years away from the days when they merely filled orders to spec for medtech OEMs – as a visit to the upcoming DeviceTalks West will quickly confirm.

From incorporating steerability into catheters to getting validation and testing done right, the companies serving the medical device industry have become specialized experts in their own right.

Read on to discover five example of medical device expertise to be had at DeviceTalks West, which runs Dec. 11–12 in Orange County, Calif.

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