In the medical industry, oftentimes it is necessary to test a
single blood sample a number of times. Other times, a patient may
need to be injected with multiple doses of a medicine or...
On December 28, 2016
Most pharmaceutical manufacturers produce drugs in large vats of
living cell cultures. For the production of these drugs, it is
extremely important to ensure that these cell cultures are not
On September 14, 2016
Although polyisoprene has many physical properties that make it
ideal for certain types of medical devices, it can be challenging
to use for medical injection closures because of stringent
On December 17, 2015
Pharmaceutical manufacturing is a very precise science with little
to no room for variation in the synthesis process. Companies spend
millions of dollars on research and development to perfect...
On December 10, 2015
From popular pedometers to life-changing glucose monitors, more and
more people are adopting medical technologies they can wear. Over
20% of consumers claim to have purchased a wearable device,...
On November 5, 2015
Requiring oxygen can be a difficult change in a person’s life.
Patients are being diagnosed with medical conditions like COPD at
younger ages and are not ready to give up an active lifestyle. This
On October 27, 2015
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), aka hospital-acquired
infections are caused by viral, bacterial, and fungal pathogens.
People, while receiving treatment for different medical conditions
On July 1, 2015
Following the launch of an ultra-modern clean room cell at its
Czech location in Sadská, Parker-Prädifa now has extended
capabilities specifically designed to meet the exacting demands of
On June 24, 2014
Speed to market is a significant consideration for medical device
manufacturers. Not only is it helpful for gaining a competitive
advantage, it usually means the regulatory review and approval
On June 3, 2014
Every medical device manufacturer (MDM) wants to maximize quality,
reduce costs and shorten time to market. This can be a challenge
for engineering directors, program managers, vice presidents...
On May 30, 2014
The self-sealing capability of a septum after multiple punctures is
important in many medical applications. In hospitals and other
medical institutions, it is common for medical vials that store
On May 16, 2014
The use of polyurethane materials in the construction of medical
devices is growing. Characteristics of polyurethane that make it
ideal for use in medical devices include: Availability of a wide
On November 27, 2013
Press-in-place seals are static face seals with rectangular cross
sections and self-retaining features integrated into the O.D. and /
or the I.D. of the seal profile. These press-in-place seals offer...
On June 27, 2013
The technology of providing tight and perfect closure. Parker
engineered seals and sealing systems provide safety and enhance
equipment performance. Key markets Aerospace Chemical
On March 2, 2013