Medical device manufacturers can find success when they embed processes and systems in a holistic manufacturing concept that takes into account the entire value chain.
January 18, 2021
The medical technology industry is growing faster than others and is currently experiencing a real change: more and more innovative products are being developed to help patients and relieve the burden on the healthcare system in the long term.
Plant-based,” “premium cotton,” and “natural” claims are appealing to today’s parents: millennials. Millennial parents are demanding that brands provide “free and clear” products for their personal and families’ use.
An embedded dual memory processor with CF card reportedly requires no PC for operation and provides all preprogrammed software functions for filling, assembly, positioning, etc.
June 11, 2020
The palletized Dispense Works Inc. RP2415 series production robot reportedly automates the four-component bottle assembly with PD-2 positive displacement twin fill nozzle, dual assembly heads, and a 3-gal pressure pot.
Vacuum potting is mainly aimed at electronic components with small openings and complex internal structures.
June 10, 2020
The potting of electronic components involves filling the assembly with a compound such as liquid resin (e.g., epoxy, silicone, polyurethane) to protect it from environmental or use conditions like moisture, humidity, and vibration. Any air entrapment in the potting compound can result in air bubbles that may cause performance problems in the finished component.
Chicago Glue recently helped Systematics more than double its output of face shields for healthcare workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
May 22, 2020
When running a business, many scenarios cross your mind. You prepare and plan and adapt. Yet very few, if any, can say they were prepared for the global pandemic that has put stress on not only their company, but also its team members and its operations. As always in challenging times, good things still have the opportunity to happen.
Dow’s new environmentally responsible silicone technology reportedly promotes sustainability, health, and safety while reducing processing costs through automated spraying and fast, energy-efficient UV curing.
April 21, 2020
The new DOWSIL CC-8030 UV and moisture dual-cure conformal coating from Dow is reportedly the industry’s first solventless silicone conformal coating with an ultraviolet (UV) and moisture dual-cure system for high throughputs.
The automated application of sealants and adhesives in settings such as automotive production requires that predictable, reproducible quantities are applied, and that they flow properly and remain in place during the final setting period.