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.
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.
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.
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.