MaterialsWhat is aluminum anodizing?
Aluminum anodizing is the electrochemical passivation process by which the surface layer of an aluminum substrate is converted into an aluminum oxide layer.
Florida Anodize System & Technologies (FAST) – 2019
Biocoat officials say their Hydak coatings deliver competitive durability and lubricity — and they’re made out of a naturally occurring substance.
Biocoat – 2019
Kolsterising is a low temperature, thermo-chemical, diffusion-based surface hardening technology that is used to enhance the inherently poor mechanical and tribological properties of austenitic stainless steel
Bodycote – 2019
Learn how the science behind sticking to skin affects a device’s success and how to mitigate three diabetic device design challenges with adhesives.
3M – 2018
Three production techniques can reduce the colonization of bacteria on devices made of silicone for placement inside the body. Tests have shown that the newest method shows promise.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions – 2018
As they look to enhance patient comfort, convenience and clinical outcomes with longer wear times, device makers must manage factors such as bodily fluids, skin regeneration, movement and friction. Luckily, there are material and device design solutions.
Vancive Medical Technologies – 2018
All stages of the manufacturing process are important to obtain the soft skin adhesive or wound contact layer that meets both the manufacturer’s productivity targets and the customers’ quality requirements.
Elkem Silicones – 2018
Since the late 1990s, polyether ether ketone has become a go-to material for companies that manufacture orthopedic implants, thanks to its radiolucency and anatomical properties. Now, custom formulations of PEEK are enabling new potential applications for the polymer.
Foster Corp. – 2017
By altering the surface properties of polymer labware through plasma treatments and coatings, manufacturers are improving the quality of test results while increasing value of products they create.
PVA TePla America – 2017
In but another example of how useful and critical epoxies can be, researchers in Israel used a two-part epoxy to construct a magnetic coil to stimulate animal brain neurons via a magnetic field.
Master Bond – 2017
Here’s a review of the common adhesive materials and their reaction to sterilization processes.
Henkel – 2017
Here are some important facts medical device designers need to know about orthopedic coatings, courtesy of Orchid.
Orchid – 2017