Plastics Related Challenges in Medical Device Design and Manufacturing

Wed. October 31| 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM | 211B

Conference: MD&M Minneapolis 2018

Track: MD&M Track B: Technical Solutions

Format: 45-Minute

Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)

Because plastic is flexible, easy to use, cost-effective, and well-known by engineers, it's an often-used material. But, there are design and manufacturing challenges that must be overcome.

Topics covered include:
  • Managing plastics challenges during design and development
  • Plastic material Supplier changes and impact on sustaining
  • Factors that arise during manufacture process, conversion of material, storage and end use
  • Understanding sensitivities and planning accordingly up front

Keywords: digital device, instrument design, printable, 3D printing


Shantanu Shivdekar

Shantanu Shivdekar

Staff Product Development Engineer


Role: Speaker