Silencing the MRI Suite: The Role of Rubber in Patient Comfort

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machines are vital modern diagnostic tools. Yet, their operation is often accompanied by a loud noise, which can be unsettling for patients and challenging for medical staff. This noise, typically reaching up to 110 decibels, can have the same impact as the sound lev [...]

The Vital Role of Medical Grade Rubber in Medical Equipment Manufacturing

The medical equipment manufacturing industry stands as a testament to the advancements in healthcare and technology. As the bridge between innovative medical research and patient care, this industry plays a pivotal role in ensuring healthcare professionals have access to the best diagnosis, treatmen [...]

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Rubber Solutions for Medical Manufacturing

Sustainability is not just a buzzword anymore. It's a crucial aspect of modern manufacturing that can't be ignored. Consumers are more conscious than ever about the environmental impact of the products they buy and are keen to put their money where their values are. In fact, Simon Kucher’s Global Su [...]

5 Ways Rubber Helps Medical Device Manufacturers Achieve Compliance

When it comes to medical devices, regulatory compliance is of utmost importance. Using reliable and safe materials is crucial in ensuring medical devices meet the necessary standards and regulations. Rubber components play a vital role in achieving regulatory compliance in medical devices. Discover [...]

Advances in Patient Transportation: Gurneys and Stretchers

Although the words “gurney” and “stretcher” are sometimes used interchangeably, they differ from each other. Stretchers are portable and tend to be used in emergency situations, such as on battlefields and in wilderness search-and-rescue operations. However, a gurney is fitted with wheels and can be [...]

The Importance of Color-Coded Equipment in Healthcare Environments

The burgeoning shortage of healthcare workers is a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic that threatens to hang around for some time. Medical staff working in these challenging environments need all the support they can get to maintain safe and effective care delivery for optimal patient outcomes. Im [...]

Top Benefits of Rotational Molding for Custom Medical Device Manufacturing

The U.S. medical device manufacturing market was valued at USD 176.7 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.0% by 2028. The rise in chronic diseases and the increasing geriatric population are key market drivers. This dynamic industry includes growth [...]

The Exciting History (and Future!) of PVC Medical Products

For many years, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) has been a material of choice for a number of critical medical applications. Some ways PVC medical products are used in healthcare include: endotracheal tubing and nasal cannulas, blood bags, oxygen, laryngeal and anesthetic masks, waterproof mattress covers, [...]

How Silicone Makes Wearable Healthcare Devices Comfortable for Patients

Wearable technology is any kind of electronic device designed to be worn on the user's body. Driven by consumers’ increased demand to monitor their own health and keep track of their own vital signs, the use of wearable healthcare devices has tripled in the last four years. The technology has woven [...]

Using Custom Foam Components in Medical Device Manufacturing

Foam is a versatile product that offers medical device manufacturers a wide range of options to include in their equipment designs. Engineers can use foam to absorb liquid, maintain seal integrity, filter the passage of air into and out of products, cushion, insulate, or support weight. Foam for med [...]

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