Newsletter | January 28, 2021

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Impact Of PFS Needle Dimensions On High-Volume, High-Viscosity Fluid Delivery

High-volume parenteral delivery systems require consideration of both functional design and human factors to enable successful, consistent, and reliable delivery to the target tissue. The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of needle inner diameter and length on delivery time across a range of fluid viscosities using a prototype auto-injector device.

Medtech Startup Smells Success With Additive Manufacturing

Combining the sense of smell with rapidly evolving virtual reality (VR) technology — enabling medical applications, including those that help soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) — is the mission of OVR Technology, a startup in Burlington, VT.

Current Trends In Medical Kit Packaging

Today’s version of the medical procedure kit comprises stackable, efficient, sterile, and identifiable trays or pouches stocked with essential equipment for specific surgeries, tests, and examinations. 

Top 7 Considerations To Choose The Right RFID Tag

With thousands of RFID tag configurations to choose from, and new ones introduced almost daily, what is the best way to sort through the sea of passive transponders to find cost-effective tags that will deliver optimal performance for each application? This white paper presents seven items to consider when choosing the right RFID tag for any task.

Micro Medical Manufacturing Tolerances

Precise miniature plastic parts are the result of exact tooling processes such as micro-tooling and micro-injection molding. By understanding the tolerances of these tooling processes, it’s possible to achieve repeatability and part accuracy for even the most advanced micro medical device.

What 3-D Printing Technology And Material Is Right For Your Medical Device Application?

In this interview with Balaji Prabhu, from Evonik’s Medical Device Competence Center in the U.S., we review how medical device companies can best evaluate current biomaterial options for the four leading 3-D printing technologies.

DSM Imagine If Series: Treating Heart Disease

In this video, Gino Bradica, Ph.D., director of technical support, and Jens Thies, Ph.D., senior science fellow, discuss how DSM is treating heart disease with its biostable and biocompatible polyurethanes and its high-strength and low-profile ultra-high-molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fibers. These unique biomaterials offer sustainable solutions for the design of the next generation of heart valve replacements.

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