How to select a micro-MIM supplier

With the development of increasingly smaller medical devices comes the challenge of identifying the best supplier and manufacturing method to meet extremely tight tolerances. Raghu Vadlamudi, Donatelle With the development of increasingly smaller medical devices comes the challenge of identifying the best supplier and manufacturing method to meet extremely tight tolerances. Millimeter-sized components with micron-sized

Cool precision: 5 medtech micro products with a big impact

In the world of medtech, the smallest products can make a big impression. Some of the products at MD&M West—held this week in Anaheim, Calif.—celebrated the grandeur found in tiny things. Engineer Oliver Rapp, of NN Inc.’s Precision Engineered Products Group (Booth #2311), shared some of the more exciting high volume devices that have features at

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What designers should know about processing metal tubing

Paul Dvorak, Editor Mention tubing in a medical context and most designers think of extruded polymers. But there is more to medical tubing than plastics. Metal tubes play a significant role in most hand-held medical devices. A conversation with Al Carolonza, director of market research, and Steve Santoro, executive VP, at contract manufacturer MICRO reveals

MICRO acquires new PEM machine to increase capacity

To expand the commercialization of the MICRO Electrolytic Dissolution (MED) process, MICRO has added a new PEM machine to its arsenal. This brings the total of PEM work cells at MICRO’s disposal to four. The machine was added to the company’s newly expanded precision machining center. MICRO’s MED process is an advanced machining method that is