MD&M West Trade show Feb. 7-9, 2023

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Medical Device Catheter Innovations

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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Gold & Platinum Ring-Electrodes Electroplating

Gold & Platinum Ring-Electrodes Electroplating Catheter Electrodes There are several different broad categories of electrodes used in catheter assemblies; ring electrodes, electrode pads, probes, cores and wires. Traditionally catheter manufacturers and OEM’s implement platinum-iridium (Pt/Ir) or stainless-steel electrode components, through laser micro-machining, crimping, coiling or swaging onto industry standard nitinol, tungsten, MP35N, or stainless-steel base …

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New Medical Technology Selectively Coats Metal on Polymers

New Medical Technology Selectively Coats Metal on Polymers Meta-Poly™ – Coating Metal Onto Polymer Substrates     Reduce Material Costs Eliminate Need of Toxic Chemical Etching Biocompatible Strong Adhesion Selectively Applied for Customization Radiopaque Markers Current Conducting Paths Maintain Performance & Quality Standards Medical – Coating Precious Metal onto Plastic Coating metal on polymers was …

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Electroplating Innovation Used to Enhance Braided Catheters

Electroplating Innovation Used to Enhance Braided Catheters Posted in MPO Magazine – Online Exclusives – By Ross Peterson, Marketing Project Manager, ProPlate | February 19, 2016​http://www.mpo-mag.com/contents/view_online-exclusives/2016-02-19/electroplating-innovation-used-to-enhance-braided-catheters/   Process increases the device’s pushability and torque-to-failure, while also offering kink resistance.​     Electroplating is an additive manufacturing process that can be employed to manufacture medical devices used …

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Torq-Lok™ Nominated Top 10 Finalist

ProPlate® & Torq-Lok™ Nominated as Top 10 Finalist for MD&M West 2016 Most Innovative Exhibitor “From a low-level light therapy for the eyes to automatic prototyping quotes to a heat shrink to simplify catheter manufacturing, there are a wide array of innovations among the 10 MD&M West exhibitors who are semifinalists for the MD&M West Innovation Prize.” ProPlate’s …

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Top 10 Finalists Chosen for Supplier Innovation Challenge

Professional Plating, Inc Makes Top 10 Finalists Chosen for Supplier Innovation Challenge   Medtech suppliers are the unsung heroes of the medtech industry. To celebrate the innovation that suppliers do on a routine basis, UBM Canon launched the Supplier Innovation Challenge for all exhibitors of MD&M West that is kicking off this week in Anaheim.  ProPlate® made it as …

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