While regulations are in place to help minimize EMI, some amounts are unavoidable, and larger amounts can be generated in rare circumstances, or in the event of device malfunction. Thus, preventative measures, including EMI shielding and filtering, must be employed to protect both implantable medical devices and their host patients.
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By Atul Gupta, Patrick Koch, and Xiangyi Liu,Dassault Systemes Americas
FEA has been used to analyze the in vivo structural response of implantable medical devices and assess device performance, reliability, and durability. In this study, FEA using Abaqus is used to demonstrate how these techniques work together to evaluate the robustness of medical device designs.
By Jochen Herzberg,SCHOTT Electronic Packaging
Partnering with a glass company to incorporate glass-to-metal sealing into medical instruments can boost reliability and longevity by offering superior electronics protection and providing unmatched capability to be autoclaved thousands of times.
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By Naomi Shisaike,Canon USA, Inc. Optoelectronic Components
If surface appearance quality is critical to your product, learn about a new manufacturing-friendly tool that allows you to establish numerical standards for and measure four conditions of surface quality: gloss, haze, image clarity, and BRDF including Canon’s new parameter “Scattering C20, C60.”
Medtechs that have pursued foreign markets are having success in terms of both production costs and product quality. The key is finding the right partners to assist in the venture. This article discusses examples of medical device companies who have expanded their markets worldwide.