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  • Meet our MDTX Speaker: Ian Maclean
    Continuing our speaker series for our Medical Device Technology Exchange event, we spoke with Ian Maclean. He will be speaking on how to consider electrical requirements when designing your medical de …
  • Meet our MDTX Speaker: Eric Utley
    Continuing our speaker series for our Medical Device Technology Exchange event, we now introduce Eric Utley. He will be speaking on the behalf of Protolabs and how 3D printing will change medical desi …
  • Meet our MDTX Speaker: Jennifer Fraser
    The fall MDTX taking place in October will bring together medical device experts and the engineering industry to discuss the new innovations entering the medical field. This upcoming October, Machine …
  • Meet our MDTX Speaker: Carsten Horn
    The fall MDTX taking place in October will bring together medical device experts and the engineering industry to discuss the new innovations entering the medical field. This upcoming October, Machine …
  • The 2018 ISHOW Winners Look to Change the Medical World
    The ASME ISHOW competition promotes social engineering and innovation to help better the world through technological advancements in health and medicine. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers l …

ASSEMBLY MAG

  • 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.
  • Standardized assembly platforms save development time
    Designing a medical device or consumer product can take a long time. Designing an automated assembly system for those products shouldn’t add any more. Starting with a standardized assembly platform ca …
  • Lawsuit Alleges Becton Dickinson Has Monopoly on Safety Syringe Market
    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL—A group of healthcare providers has filed a lawsuit against medical device manufacturer Becton Dickinson (BD), accusing the company of monopolizing the U.S. safety syringe market an …
  • Feeders for Medical Device Assembly
    Medical devices pose a special challenge to designers of parts feeding equipment. Parts for such devices can be tiny, sharp, clingy, floppy, tangly; or some combination of those properties.

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