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White paper library offers R&D aid to medical device pros

Article-White paper library offers R&D aid to medical device pros

Among resources available to medical device professionals in the plastics community is the new white paper library at, a UBM Canon Medical Device Media Group brand. Qmed is a free online search engine and directory. The white paper library includes many papers on topics of interest to plastics processors; many of the papers were, in fact, written by processors. Topics include papers on micromolding, rapid injection molding, extrusion of silicone and zero-defects molding.

The Qmed White Paper Library offers industry professionals free downloads of white papers by category. White papers from qualified medical device suppliers include: The Manufacturer's Lament: The Right Solution to the Compliance Challenge from Exact Software, Effect of Sterilization on the Mechanical Properties of Silicone Rubbers from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, and Adhesives for the Assembly of Hard-to-Bond Plastics from Henkel Corporation. is the world's only directory of completely pre-qualified suppliers to the medical device and in vitro diagnostic industries. The suppliers selected for inclusion are companies that are currently working with medical OEMs, are GMP compliant, ISO 9000, and/or FDA-registered. has its own white paper library as well; find that here.

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