Micro Molding Case Studies

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Ideas for Micromolding — Two-Shot Molding Conversion

The Market:

The customer is a medical technology company with an emphasis on surgical devices and equipment for minimally invasive interventional procedures within the cardiovascular system. The company’s products include peripheral and cardiac laser catheters for ablation of stenosed and occluded arteries above and below the knee and within the coronary arteries.

The Challenge:Two-shot molding conversion

The customer approached Mikrotech looking for a way to manufacture the component in a more cost–effective manner. The existing component had to be molded twice to permit the use of two platinum marker bands and a passage way for the laser to function adequately. Molding the two materials together was difficult and expensive. Read the full Case Study.

Ideas for Micromolding — Micromachining Conversions

The Market:

The customer is a medical technology company with an emphasis on surgical devices and equipment for minimally invasive procedures and monitoring. The company's products are used in the clinical areas of arthroscopy, powered surgical instruments, electrosurgery, cardiac monitoring disposables, endosurgery and endoscopic technologies.

The Challenge:Implantable press-in anchor

Mold the smallest implantable press-in anchor in the marketplace. The cost to machine this component in production volumes was high. It must meet or exceed the strength specification of a similar machined component at a substantially lower cost.
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