Medical device

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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Capabilities and Applications of Silver Plating

              Many options exist for your metal plating needs. Gold, Rhodium, Platinum, Palladium, Nickel, Palladium-Nickel, and Copper are just a few choices available in the market. Silver plating is an excellent option for many applications if the circumstances warrant this material. Many industries utilize silver plating in their applications, such as automotive, telecommunications, medicine, electronics,

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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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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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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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