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3D printing: A macro-sized advance for micro-molded plastic medical parts

There’s little doubt 3D-printing is adding a whole new dimension to the plastic injection molding industry.  But what you may not know is how 3D printing can complement and enhance micro injection molding in the production of plastic medical parts.  Here’s how: Prototyping and Design Validation 3D printing is highly beneficial for creating prototypes and…

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Meet Steve Kieffer: The New Tooling Engineer at AdvanTech Plastics

AdvanTech Plastics, is excited to announce the newest addition to their team, Steve Kieffer, who joins as the Tooling Engineer. With his vast experience in the industry and his passion for innovation, Kieffer is set to play a crucial role in furthering the company’s mission to provide top-quality plastic products to their clients. Kieffer brings…

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3D Printing: The New Dimension in Plastic Injection Molded Medical Parts

In the medical device manufacturing industry, precision, efficiency, and adaptability are paramount. Plastic injection molding is a key process used in the production of plastic medical devices, offering a cost-effective and scalable solution. However, traditional mold design can be time-consuming and costly, limiting flexibility in the production process. This is where 3D printing, also known…

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How Clean is Clean? ISO Knows, On A Scale of 1-9

In the realm of plastic injection molding, especially in the production of plastic medical devices, cleanliness is of utmost importance. Maintaining a clean environment during the manufacturing process helps ensure that the final products meet stringent quality and safety standards. To achieve this, facilities often use clean rooms that adhere to various levels of ISO…

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Revolutionizing Prototyping: Advantages of 3D Printing for Plastic Injection Molded Parts

In the realm of product development, prototyping plays a pivotal role in bringing ideas to life. Traditionally, plastic injection molding has been the go-to method for creating prototypes due to its scalability and cost-effectiveness. However, the emergence of 3D printing technology has revolutionized the prototyping process, offering a myriad of advantages over conventional methods. In…

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“Electrifying Development”: Integrating Electronics with Plastic Medical Devices

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare technology, the integration of electronics with plastic medical devices represents a significant leap forward. This convergence has paved the way for innovative solutions that enhance patient care, improve treatment outcomes, and streamline medical processes. Let’s delve into how this integration is revolutionizing the healthcare industry. Enhanced Functionality and Precision…

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Revolutionizing Minimally Invasive Surgery with Miniaturized Plastic Injection Molded Part

Innovations in medical technology have transformed the landscape of healthcare, particularly in the realm of surgery. Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has emerged as a preferred approach due to its reduced trauma, shorter recovery times, and improved patient outcomes. A key enabler of MIS is the development of miniaturized plastic injection molded medical parts, which play…

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AdvanTech’s Westward Adventure: A Recap of Informa Markets Engineering West Convention

In the bustling heart of Anaheim, California, from February 6th to 8th, the Informa Markets Engineering West Convention provided a platform for innovation and collaboration in the realm of engineering and plastics. Among the myriad of companies showcasing their advancements, AdvanTech Plastics stood out, leaving an indelible mark with their innovative solutions and forward-thinking approach….

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Top Trends Shaping Plastic Injection Molding for Medical Applications in 2024

In the fast-evolving landscape of medical device manufacturing, plastic injection molding stands as a cornerstone technology, driving innovation and progress. As we delve into 2024, several key trends are emerging, reshaping the way plastic injection molding is utilized in medical applications. From advancements in materials to the integration of digital technologies, let’s explore the top…

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