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3D printed metal part flies on UK fighter jet

Friday, February 21st, 2014 | Permalink

BAE Systems engineers have created and flown a 3D printed metal part for the first time on-board a Tornado fighter jet, paving the way for using 3D printed parts in other military kit. Future parts may not be limited to metal, with plastic also a possibility. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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MD&M East: Speaker says device tax opponents full of hot air

Monday, June 10th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites American medical device manufacturers are facing significant challenges but the medical device tax instituted as part of the Affordable Care Act is not one of them, says the new chairman of the Medical Plastics Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers. “The people who are saying that this (the device tax) is forcing all of our jobs offshore are full of horse hockey because it doesn’t matter where you make the product,” said Mark Bonifacio in an interview with Plastics Today. read more

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One medical device engineer’s view: PC is safe

Monday, April 15th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites In response to a recent blog post on ANTEC, veteran medical device design engineer Len Czuba sent the following email to PlasticsToday, which is published here with his permission. He is the president of his own product development firm, Czuba Enterprises, which is located in the greater Chicago area, and holds 15 U.S. patents for his work. Czuba has served twice as the chairman of the Medical Plastics Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers. read more

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Don’t miss the medical technology forum at Antec

Friday, April 5th, 2013 | Permalink

The annual technical conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers (Antec) has always been a great investment of two or three days of time, but thanks to the hard work of a few volunteers, it has become a particularly great place to meet real movers and shakers in medical plastics. read more

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PEEK resin delivers weight savings, reliability

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 | Permalink

As global trends continue to focus on removing weight for fuel efficiency purposes, lean manufacturing, and greater reliability, design engineers are looking for plastic materials that can perform with the same assurance as traditional metals. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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