Archive for the Medical Devices Category

QD Syringe with Glyflo Technology

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 | Permalink

qd-syringe-with-bilateral-glyflo-technologyChristopher Green designed the QD Syringe’s tip with Glyflo Technology™ with a noncoring tip and bilateral fluid flow channels. This new design also greatly reduces the risks of needle sticks by medical professionals (no more detachable draw needles), reduces the spread of infectious diseases, and saves tremendously on medication waste with its low residual volume design and guarantees delivering a less painful injection to the patient.

QD Syringe was designed as a low residual volume syringe with an integrated BPA Free draw needle tip to a polypropylene syringe body. The QD Syringe has an exclusively mating low dead space hub and needle. The next generation of basic disposable syringes. http://www.QDSyringeSystems.com

Although there are several low dead space syringes, none of them are functional without a separate draw needle and injection needle. They are still dependent on a draw needle. This wastes million of dollars annually.

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Syringe with Integrated Cannula – Patent # 9,295,788

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FDA warns about coatings separating from medical devices, sometimes with lethal results

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 | Permalink

Coatings are applied to medical devices used in minimally invasive procedures to improve lubricity. Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and silicone, among other materials, improve device maneuverability for the surgeon and minimize patient trauma and the formation of blood clots. Unfortunately, the materials also may detach from the substrate, causing serious injury and, in a handful of cases, death. This week, FDA issued a safety communication related to these coatings to make healthcare providers aware of the risks and suggest prevention techniques. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives read more

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The case for metal replacement in medical devices

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 | Permalink

Lightweighting, cost reduction and user safety are among the reasons that plastics increasingly are becoming the material of choice for medical devices, reports Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly, at sister brand DesignNews . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers Injection Molding read more

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Dip molding and coating: A versatile, flexible plastics process you may never have heard of

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 | Permalink

Dip molding and coating is a plastics process that, while used commonly on many types of products that include everything from medical devices to hand tools to gasoline pump handles, remains largely unknown to many plastics engineers and product designers. Yet, dip molding and coating using a variety of liquid polymers offers many advantages and, in certain applications, can even be an excellent alternative to the injection molding and extrusion processes. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Five recent breakthroughs in medical plastics

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 | Permalink

From an injectable polymer that can save lives on the battlefield to a liquid-impregnated plastic that prevents biofilm formation on medical devices, this slide show features five advances in materials science that have caught our attention since the beginning of the year. We begin with a resorbable material that packs quite a punch while it’s around. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Bioresorbable Polymers Medical Polymers read more

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