2009-04-01 - Today's Medical Developments article, A Blast of Dry Ice
Replacing manual and abrasive cleaning with dry ice blasting removes residue from parts.
When it comes to medical device manufacturing, precision can be an understatement. Paying attention to the intricacies in molding catheter tips and surgical equipment, grinding needles and tubes, or coating stents is critical - as the end product must be pristine and uncompromised. Like the end product, the tools and equipment used in the manufacturing process must also be maintained, and the finishing process must ensure that the products are delivered without flaws or excess material, and are ready for use.
For the full story, please read the article from Today's Medical Developments, April 2009.