Using Urethane Foam for the Best Wheelchair Cushions

Currently, around 2.7 million U.S. adults use wheelchairs, and as the Baby Boomer generation ages, this number is expected to grow. Wheelchair manufacturers are under pressure to enhance their products to accommodate this market. Since Boomers are well-known for having strong opinions as well as bei [...]

Materials and Processes Used in Surgical Device Packaging

Surgical devices are tools used to perform specific actions during surgery or other medical procedures. Uses include modifying biological tissue or providing access to internal organs or other body parts for the purpose of excision, removal, replacement, or repair. According to the World Health Orga [...]

The Important Role of Neoprene in Orthotic & Prosthetic Devices

Orthotics and prosthetics are assistive devices people use to enhance or replace an injured or missing limb. Orthotics include wrist and ankle braces, heel supports for shoes, and spinal supports for people with pain or difficulty using any of these body parts. Prosthetics typically replace a limb o [...]

Using Slush Molding to Make Diagnostic Instrument Panels

Diagnostic instrument panels are a mainstay in many industries, including healthcare, where they are used in imaging, radiation therapy, monitoring of blood pressure, medication administration, chemotherapy, anesthesia. The panels exist in every hospital section, including the emergency room, intens [...]

4 Top Benefits of Dip Molding for Manufacturing Medical Equipment

The healthcare industry spends approximately $200 billion each year on medical devices, according to a recent medical journal article. The equipment purchased includes diagnostic and medical apparatus and supplies across a range of manufacturers and suppliers, many of which are considered physician [...]

2022-03-08T11:10:37-05:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Dip Molding, Medical Rubber Solutions|

How Rubber-Coated Calf Rests Benefit Mothers During Delivery

Entering motherhood is one of the most profound and intense experiences in any woman’s life. It begins with the baby’s birth, which can be fulfilling or traumatic depending on multiple circumstances. Medical facilities continually face the challenge of ensuring their patients’ comfort during labor a [...]

3 Reasons to Use Color-Coded Coatings for Medical Products

Medical providers are under as much pressure as other service providers to deliver a good experience that encourages engagement and boosts occupancy and revenue. Studies show that the use of color in the design of medical supplies plays an essential role in enhancing the user experience. By using co [...]

2021-12-08T12:38:02-05:00December 8th, 2021|Categories: Medical Rubber Solutions|Tags: , , , , |

Using Rubber in Position Support Pads for Patient Care

Patient positioning is the practice of maintaining a patient’s body alignment during surgery, medical tests, and recovery time to increase comfort and prevent complications that can cause pain and injury. Positioning support pads and pillows are mainly used to keep the patient in a specific position [...]

MWRC Manufactures Components for the Highly-Effective Starlock Cushion

Our team at Midwest Rubber Company takes great pride in meeting the medical industry’s highly-specialized needs, and through our efforts we are privileged to make the world a better place. Our medical clients around the world trust us in understanding their vision, goals, and ideas, and in selecting [...]

How to Find the Best Manufacturer for Your Medical Product Lines

How to Find the Best Manufacturer for Your Medical Product Lines When choosing the right manufacturer for your product, the stakes are often high. This can be especially true for parts and components produced for the medical industry. You'll likely have plenty of questions. Which process is right fo [...]

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