Simple Steps to a Greener Medical Device Manufacturing Process
One of the most challenging aspects of manufacturing medical devices is permanently and safely attaching the parts together. Whether it’s single-use medical syringe production requiring bonding the stainless steel cannula to the plastic hub, or fastening a catheter balloon to a shaft, the bond is critical to the reliability of the device and ultimately the safety of the patients. In all medical applications, poor bonding could result in leakage of bodily fluids and medication or catastrophic device failure, situations that could be dangerous to the patient and the medical professional.
While there are many different assembly techniques available, light-curing technology offers unique benefits. The speed, simplicity, and performance and green nature of light-curable materials make them desirable for many industries.
To understand how light-curing technology works and learn how medical device manufacturers can use it to take greater control over the performance of the manufacturing process, this webinar will address the two biggest challenges that engineers often face:
- Confidence in the location of the adhesive
- Confidence that the adhesive is fully cured
The featured speakers will compare adhesive solutions on some common medical device applications:
- IV Drip Chamber
- Needle Bonding
- Catheter Assembly
Join this webinar to learn how light-cure technology can help manufacturers maximize productivity and savings with a greener process.
Stacey Chance, Market Research Manager, Dymax
As the Market Research Manager at Dymax Corporation, Stacey Chance is responsible for tracking industry trends and customer needs for the medical, automotive and aerospace markets. Stacey has previous experience in finished medical device assembly working with many of the global medical device leaders.
Michael Ford, Business Development Director – Medical, Dymax
As Director of Business Development for the medical market at Dymax, Michael Ford focuses on customer alignment, strategic planning and product development to support future market needs. Beyond medical adhesives, Mike has experience in finished medical device components and assembly and has worked with many medical global leaders.
Who Should Attend?
Medical device quality engineers, device designers, process engineers, manufacturing engineers, design researchers:
- Medical Device Quality Engineers
- Design Engineers
- Process Engineers
- Engineering Managers
- Development Engineers
- Manufacturing Engineers
- Production Engineers
- Design Researchers
- Manufacturing Managers
- Production Managers
- Plant Managers
- Purchasing Managers
What You Will Learn
Attendees will learn about:
- A review of the benefits of UV curing technology
- Two simple solutions to help you achieve better quality inspection
- How to help your manufacturing go green
The purpose of this webinar is to educate engineers and designers on the speed, reliability and cost savings benefits of UV technology, especially LED optimized processes with a focus on the quality benefits of See Cure and Ultra-Red® aka Encompass® Technology.
Dymax Corporation is a leading manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, coatings, oligomers, light-curing equipment, and fluid dispense systems. The corporate headquarters are based in Torrington, Conn., with additional facilities in Germany, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Ireland.
The company works with OEMs to create complete system solutions that increase manufacturing efficiency and throughput, enhance quality, improve safety, and reduce environmental impact. Dymax serves the needs of the medical, electronics, optical, aerospace, automotive, appliance, metal finishing, and alternative energy industries worldwide.
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