Article | March 4, 2015

Top Ten Tips For Designing Silicone Medical Components

Source: SMC Ltd.
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Top Ten Tips For Designing Silicone Medical Components

Silicone is biocompatible, inert and stable, flexible, has a low compression set with a wide range of durometers, and offers superior heat resistance. While these unique properties make it an ideal material for medical device components, up-front design considerations should be taken into account as well. This document includes ten tips to guide you through the process of using silicone parts for medical devices.