April 18–19, 2018Boston Convention & Exhibition CenterBoston, MA

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Prototyping & Low-Volume Production for Medical Applications

Location: 160 A

Date: Thursday, April 19

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

Pass Type: Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Vault Recording: TBD

Developing parts and devices for the medical industry is a challenging, high-stakes process where speed and accuracy are critical to success. Evaluating new product designs and materials, iterating those designs fast when needed, and selecting suppliers that can quickly, consistently and cost-effectively provide prototypes and low-volume production, are important factors in attaining this success.

Topics covered will include:

  • Strengths and weaknesses of injection molding, CNC machining, and 3D printing
  • Advances relative to prototyping and low-volume production
  • The decision-making tree