Design & Development Case Studies & White Papers

  1. Six Ways To Cut Machining Costs

    This document presents some intrcacies of the CNC machining process as they relate to reducing overall cost by trimming machine expenses.

  2. Giant Step Forward For Neural Bypass Technology

    How recent accomplishments are taking science a step closer to realistically fixing paralysis.

  3. Material Evidence: Examining Mysterious Medical Design Failures

    Understanding the most common causes of material failures in medical devices can help manufacturers make better design decisions up front and avoid surprises after product launch.

  4. Bioabsorbable Materials 101

    There are a wide variety of materials to choose from when it comes to micro medical components. In this article, MTD Micro Molding answers some of the most commonly asked questions about bioabsorbables.

  5. The Coming Wave Of Dual-Chamber Systems For Drug Delivery

    Selecting and validating the best dual-chamber design option for the delivery of a given pharmaceutical.

  6. Managing The Unpredictability Of The Product Development Process

    How development teams need to engage in the holistic, programmatic risk management necessary for a predictable development program.

  7. POC Diagnostics: 4 Considerations For Bridging The Gap From Development To Commercialization

    As new technologies are incorporated into POC diagnostics, the challenges of taking product from design to full-scale commercialization increase. Is your supplier model as efficient as it could be?   

  8. The Smart Guide To Designing For Manufacturability

    To eliminate unneeded costs and reduce production time frames for custom injected molded plastic parts, it is important for designers to understand how to optimize the part design from its conception and throughout its production. 

  9. A Medical Product To Effectively Treat Battlefield Wounds

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) sought a practical solution to a difficult problem that has been around since the advent of warfare: effectively treating wounds in a dirty, stressful environment.  

  10. A Better Approach To Developing Medical Device Instructions For Use (IFU)

    Once a product is designed and made ready for manufacturing, an IFU is written and tested. When errors are found, changes are made, and the cycle repeats until there is an acceptable IFU version. Clearly, this approach is often time consuming and costly.