By Jim Brown, Business Unit Manager, Colder Products Company, St. Paul, Minn. Misconnected tubing in medical settings can cause serious problems. However, advances in connection technology can help eliminate these issues. This new connector allows free tubing rotation to prevent accidental disconnection during use. Accidental tubing … [Read more...] about Design Team Tackles Connector Challenge
When working with metal tubing suppliers, attention to a few key details can ensure your medical device design stays on time and under budget. 1 Watch tolerance stacking. When you are figuring tolerances in terms of upper and lower extremes, also take into account tolerance stacking and the effects of secondary operations and ID clearance issues. … [Read more...] about 5 Pitfalls to Avoid when Outsourcing Metal Tubing
PolyOne’s GLS Thermoplastic Elastomer group recently announced that Eldon James Corporation, a medical products manufacturer, recently selected GLS clear customized thermoplastic elastomers to create a new line of medical tubing and fittings. Eldon James’ strong commitment to technological innovation and anticipation of customer need … [Read more...] about PolyOne’s Custom TPEs Help Eldon James Create RoHS-Compliant Medical Tubing and Fittings
Southampton, PA — NewAge® Industries, the maker of AdvantaPure® products for pharmaceutical and biotech industries and a manufacturer of plastic tubing and rubber hose, recently took several steps to support the green effort. It revamped its trash disposal system to increase recycling, completed several building improvements, and … [Read more...] about NewAge® Industries Takes Steps to Go Green
Single-Lumen tubing has a single channel running through its interior. Single lumen tubing has an Outer Diameter (OD), an Inner Diameter (ID), and a wall thickness between the ID and the OD. We can extrude single lumen tubing with OD's as large as .5", ID's as small as .002", and walls as thin as .002". Tolerances can be as tight as +/- .0005". … [Read more...] about Single Lumen Tubing from Precision Extrusion
The Medical Design and Manufacturing West exposition and conference brings together the latest advances, leading suppliers, and technical experts in the field, offering engineers a one-stop look at what’s going on in medical design. This year’s show features four special-focus business pavilions: Precision Tec, MEDPAK, and new for 2007, Quality, … [Read more...] about It’s Show Time!