Raising the Standard of Wearable Medical Technology with Rubberization

The idea of wearable technology first appeared in the 1960s, when Japanese Dr Iwao Ohya collaborated with a clock engineer to invent the step-meter. Worried that people in Japan were not active enough in the year leading up to the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Dr Ohya proposed everyone should walk 10 [...]

Ensuring Excellence in Medical Rubber Production: Strategies for Quality and Efficiency

The medical device industry is poised for steady growth, with global annual sales forecast to rise by over 5 percent a year and reach nearly US$800 billion by 2030. These projections reflect increasing demand for innovative new products like wearables as lifestyle diseases become more prevalent and [...]

2024-02-27T11:54:23-05:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: Engineering|Tags: , |

Beyond Compliance: The Benefits of Biocompatible Rubber in Medical Devices

Biocompatibility means the harmonious interaction of a material with living tissue. In the context of medical rubber products, it means the material does not trigger an adverse reaction when it comes into contact with bodily tissues or fluids. This characteristic is crucial for medical products made [...]

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