Nicky Bhakta

Revolutionizing Healthcare Applications with Innovative Solutions for NdFeB Magnets

ProPlate® is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking advancement in manufacturing Neodymium Iron Boron (NdFeB) magnets. Our latest processing techniques for applying gold electroplating to NdFeB magnets, providing a biocompatible and hermetically sealed outer layer, enable a variety of medical device applications. Since their development in the 1980s by General Motors and Hitachi, NdFeB magnets have […]

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Revolutionizing EP Catheters

The Cost-Efficiency and Performance Advantages of Electroplated Au and Pt on Stainless Steel Electrodes In the realm of medical devices, particularly in the field of electrophysiology (EP) catheters, the choice of electrodes plays a pivotal role in both performance and cost considerations. This article explores the traditional use of gold (Au) and platinum/iridium (Pt/Ir) electrodes

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Pt plated Electrodes

Platinum Plated Electrodes

Platinum-plated electrodes are used in various electrochemical and ablation applications. They offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional Pt/Ir electrodes while providing catalytic properties, biocompatibility, and inertness under reaction conditions. These electrodes are typically made by coating materials like medical grade stainless with a layer of platinum, offering advantages in terms of durability and affordability. The

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Electroplating NdFeB Magnets for Safe Medical Device Implants

In the ever-evolving landscape of medical technology, advancements in materials and manufacturing processes play a pivotal role. One such innovation that holds immense promise is electroplating NdFeB (Neodymium Iron Boron) magnets for short-term and long-term medical device implants. In this blog post, we explore the applications of electroplated NdFeB magnets in medical devices and underscore

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Medical Marker Bands

Coming in various shapes and sizes and providing superior visibility under fluoroscopy, medical marker bands are used in the medical industry to aid with guidance and placement of catheter devices during medical procedures. Along with the variety of shapes and sizes, various metals are used to manufacture marker bands. Traditional medical marker bands are short,

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Vizi-Band®- A Radiopaque Marker Band Alternative

Vizi-Band® Innovation Radiopacity is an essential property for most stents. Visibility of the stent, using angiographic or radiographic imaging, is critical for accurate stent placement and stent expansion. Stent visibility is also crucial for follow-ups and retreatment. Vizi-Band® is a innovative solution to improve radiopacity in medical devices and be a cost saving alternative to

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Stent Manufacturing Process

The stent manufacturing process differs for stents based on several factors. To ensure the appropriate manufacturing method is chosen, the final application of the stent is taken into consideration. Other factors determining the stent manufacturing process include stent material, form, fabrication, geometry, and additions. Stent Materials For a material to be utilized in the manufacturing

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