Industry experts will address issues such as medical tubing measurement and quality control, optimization of profile dies for multi-lumen extrusion and the science of cutting medical tubing with minimal particulates.
The event is designed to provide medical device engineers with the latest technical information on medical polymers, compounding technology, material selection and design as well as regulatory requirements.
Tom Flannery, Business Development Director, Injection Molding & Assembly, shares insights on the company’s vision and the opportunities and challenges it faces as a supplier to the medical device industry.
Automotive and medical applications increasingly call for tighter tolerances, requiring suppliers to perform their own testing. Tensile testing is commonly used, and represents an integral input to quality control.
Commercialized by Poly Group (West Lafayette, IN), the Nouvex additive received EPA approval this week. Clinically proven to be effective against bacteria and some viruses, Nouvex can be used in thermosets and thermoplastics, among other materials.