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  • Lifelike 3D-Printed Spine Helps Train Spinal Surgeons
    NOTTINGHAM, England—A team of Nottingham Trent University researchers are 3D printing replica human vertebrae that can act and feel like real bone tissue to help train spinal surgeons before they go i …
  • Silicone Adhesives for Medical Devices
    Medical device manufacturers value silicone adhesives for their ability to bond various substrates when assembling devices such as catheters, pacemakers, cochlear implants, aesthetic implants and gast …
  • Choosing Fastener Finishes
    Many engineers will put great thought into selecting the proper type of fastener for their design, but overlook the importance of finish. When selecting the best finish for fasteners, it is wise to co …
  • Staking for Plastic Parts Assembly
    How well an assembled plastic part performs depends a great deal upon how its component pieces are joined. Those made of strong, hard plastic may be fastened together or bonded. Thermoplastic pieces a …
  • Collaborative Robot Do’s and Don’ts
    Collaborative robots are an important element of Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing initiatives. Many engineers are intrigued by these next-generation machines that can control force and work safely …
  • A disconnect in medical device design
    With the rise in antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" in hospitals and medical centers, cleanliness and sterilization of medical devices have become a top priority. Cleaning products have become …
  • State of the Profession 2018: Smart Factories Demand Smarter Engineers
    Increasing demand for smart devices and embedded intelligence is driving manufacturers in a variety of industries to invest in new production tools and technologies. Additive manufacturing, advanced s …
  • Troubleshooting the Dispensing Process
    Taken literally, the terms "accurate dispensing" and "dispensing with accuracy" are not interchangeable. In practice, however, manufacturers and their machine operators know that t …
  • Assembling 3D Printed Parts
    Additive manufacturing is no longer just for prototyping. More and more, the technology is being used to make production-ready parts. That's forcing engineers to begin thinking about joint design …
  • Cook Medical to Refit Cigarette Plant Into Medical Device Manufacturing Facility
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC—Cook Medical has announced plans to acquire an old cigarette factory here and convert it into a new medical device manufacturing plant.

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