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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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Engineered Plating for Semiconductors

Engineered plating for Semiconductors is a plating solution to improve conductivity and wear resistance. The primary use of a semiconductor is for electronic applications. Most electronics contain one form of semiconductor; capacitors, diodes, resistors, and transistors are all forms of Semiconductors. These Semiconductors have many components, including lead connections, lead wires, body, and chips. A …

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Quality Control in the Industry of Electroplating Precious Metals

Electroplating quality control is a critical factor in operations and success in the process of electroplating precious and semi-precious metal finishes. In medical electroplating, these quality control measures are all the more important due to the product’s final use. Anything that goes into the body must be stringently tested and approved before being put into …

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Electroplating in the Medical Device Industry: Surface Treatment

Current Trends Medical device manufacturers (MDMs) are especially interested in hydrophilic, antimicrobial, and drug-eluting coatings for the cardiovascular and orthopedic markets. Advances in medical technologies, including imaging equipment, ultrasonic and other sensor-based tools, and delivery systems for medicines, all require specialized coatings. In particular, thin-film coatings that enhance electrical properties such as impedance and charge …

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Platinum Capabilities

Platinum is primarily used in jewelry, but its application in the medical field, dental, and electronic components are vast. Platinum has very similar qualities to Gold at almost half the cost. As of recent, Gold is about $1,890.90 an ounce, and Platinum is about $1,043.10 per ounce. Currently, ProPlate’s has Platinum capabilities for smaller parts …

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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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ProPlate® Attends MD&M-Minneapolis 2019

ProPlate® Attends MD&M-Minneapolis 2019 ProPlate® is excited to announce we will be attending MD&M 2019 in Minneapolis! As stated on the MD&M website. “MD&M is designed for med-tech engineers and innovators who need to solve tricky challenges in the industry. Come discover how solutions in sustainable plastics, smart packaging, biocompatible materials, 3D printing, and IIoT …

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ProPlate® Exhibiting: BIOMEDevice 2018

ProPlate® Exhibiting: BIOMEDevice 2018 San Jose “BIOMEDevice San Jose offers an expansive showcase of cutting-edge technologies, contract services, and educational content – spanning an array of topics from digital health to minimally invasive devices, to surgical robotics – while offering a full spectrum of practical solutions to today’s engineering challenges. Meet industry experts, make new connections, and see …

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MD&M-West & BIOMEDevice Boston 2018

ProPlate® to Exhibit at MD&M-West and BIOMEDevice Boston 2018 ProPlate® will be exhibiting at the 2018 MD&M West trade show occurring February 6th-8th in Anaheim, CA, and will be present in booth #536. Medical Design & Manufacturing West connects you with thousands of advanced design and manufacturing professionals for three days of industry immersion. Source from the world’s largest …

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