Did you know micromachining technologies can now produce parts smaller than a grain of salt? These breakthrough micromachining technologies pave the way for exciting advancements in medical devices. In this article, we explore the materials, features, geometries, and dimensions associated with micromachining for medical devices, showcasing the incredible potential it holds for the medical industry.
What is micromachining?
Micromachining refers to the manufacture of parts at a micro scale, typically at 500µ (.020in) or less. With the latest advancements in machining technologies, extremely small designs have become a very viable solution for production grade parts. Miniaturization is set to pave the way for many new advances in medical device technologies.
Medical Device Micromachining Materials
Micromachining can be done on a variety of materials. Below are some common materials, with other materials available upon request.
Micromachining Features and Geometries
It is now entirely practical to design parts smaller than .010 in. Part features can be micromachined down to .001in, with tolerances down to .0001in. These micromanufacturing capabilities open new realms of possibilities in medical devices.
- Cylindrical Shapes
- Square Shapes
💡 Learn more about micromachining dimensions and tolerances by checking out these example parts.
Your partner in design and development of medical devices
IMC Intertech supplies state of the art, micro fabrication parts. We partner with you to deliver medical device quality parts. We deliver high quality, precision components at 0.3 cubic mm (0.012 cubic in) and smaller. Our facilities are ISO 13485 certified. Parts manufactured in an ISO Class 7 clean room. Certificate of conformance with precise dimensional data is available as needed. Imagine what you could design with precision machining at the micro scale. We’re here to help you make those designs a reality.
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We manufacture micro components and assemblies in accordance with Medical Device and ISO regulations.
- Extensive Quality Management Systems
- ISO 13485:2016 Certified
- Class ISO-7 Clean Room