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MD&M West 2011 Presentation: Machining, Moulding or Both: Considerations in medical device manufacturing

    • Reference:
    • Whitehead, T. Machining, Moulding or Both: Considerations in medical device manufacturing. Presented at the MD&M 2011 conference in Anaheim, CA, February 9, 2011.
    • Keywords:
    • PEEK, injection molding, machining.
    • Permissions:
    • The PDF of this presentation is made available on www.medicalpeek.org with the permission of the author.

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Abstract

This presentation by Tony Whitehead covers manufacturing with implantable PEEK. Typical manufacturing processes include machining and injection molding. Costs, efficiencies, quality, and validation are covered. Examples are provided of when to combine manufacturing processes.