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Medical Devices Assembly
Simulation and testing are vital for determining the feasibility of 3D vision guidance in an application.
CLEVELAND—Demand for disposable medical devices will increase 4.1 percent annually in the United States, reaching a value of $49.3 billion in 2018, according to business research group Freedonia Group.
While the concept of ultrasonic welding is simple, the process of designing a robust joint and developing an effective weld process can be quite complex.
Given the global marketplace, shouldn't manufacturing and test equipment be equipped with user-friendly controls with different language options?
With youth comes enthusiasm and originality. Managers at the four-year-old medical products manufacturer Urogyn BV wholeheartedly agree with, and applaud, this statement.
In ultrasonic plastic welding, three process variables directly affect weld quality: amplitude, duration and force.
An aerial view of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in Long Island, NY, shows an impressive half-mile ring structure: the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) accelerator, scheduled for completion in 2015. NSLS-II will support research in engineering, biology, physics, chemical and materials sciences, and nanoscience.
Family-owned Altman Manufacturing Co. Inc. has built tool-and-die-cutting, fabrication and automation equipment since 1942 at its plant in Lisle, IL. Customers use the equipment to produce rubber and plastic goods that do not have a defined geometry.
Firearm manufacturing has come a long way from the days when a room full of gunsmiths was needed to ensure accurate, quality weapons. Nonetheless, manufacturing parts for firearms still requires a deep understanding of how the many small parts work together to create a successful weapon.
WASHINGTON—The federal government shutdown is delaying reviews and approvals of medical devices.
LIA's 6th Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop (LAM) will bring industry specialists, executives, users and researchers from around the world to show how laser additive processes can be applied effectively and affordably to today's manufacturing challenges. This workshop will have significant impact on the widespread industrial implementations of laser additive manufacturing.Read More