Newsletter | July 9, 2020

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A Novel Method For Chemical Recycling Of PLA Under Mild Conditions

Using the newly discovered process, different grades of PLA can be removed from a stream of commingled plastics and broken down to give high-value chemicals.

How Medical Devices Are Making Big Strides In Miniaturization

In this paper, Lindsay Mann, director of marketing for MTD Micro Molding, tells MD+DI that about 25 percent of the micro medical device components they produce are for miniaturized devices. This article also gives an update on miniaturization, including recent advancements in materials and manufacturing.

Cartridge Brush Design For DC Motors And Gearmotors

The traditional method for mounting copper or silver graphite brushes in brush commutated DC motor and gearmotor assemblies has been to solder the brushes onto standard cantilever springs to enable the required constant contact with the commutator. 

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. 

Gene Therapy: Maintaining Sterility At Low Temperature Storage

Bringing the first gene therapy for pediatric spinal muscular atrophy to market in a leak, and break-resistant container that maintains sterility over product shelf life through freeze and defrost cycles presented challenges.

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