A life sciences company producing medical-grade polymers is the first adopter of the new ACOMP system from Fluency Analytics (New Orleans, LA). The smart manufacturing system continuously analyzes polymers during production and enables real-time insights into polymer properties.
The spinal implant manufactured from PEEK-Optima HA was developed by Omnia Medical VBR (Morgantown, WV) in collaboration with Jalex Medical (Westlake, OH) and Invibio Biomaterial Solutions (Thornton Cleveleys, UK).
The facility also will allow the company to accommodate large programs requiring extensive assembly and molding operations, in cleanroom and other controlled environments, within a compressed timeframe.
Medical-grade polyethersulfone from Solvay (Alpharetta, GA) was used by Apollo Medical Extrusion (Sandy, UT) to produce a part in a single step that previously required cutting stainless steel tubes and then welding them together.