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Mar

Applications for Medical Device Coatings

What types of medical applications utilize coatings? Hydrophilic and antimicrobial coatings have major applications in the field of medical devices. Advances in surface enhancements, especially low friction hydrophilic coatings, have accelerated minimally invasive surgery’s growth. Antimicrobial coatings are used to fight against healthcare associated infections. These lubricious, low friction coatings now impact a variety of surgical …

1
Mar

Benefits of Hydrophilic Coatings

Here is a great article on the benefits of hydrophlic coatings from Great Health Guide by Michelle King. Many types of orthopedic and medical implants are coated with hydrophilic materials. These specialized coatings are deposited to extremely tight tolerances to coat the surface of the part or component without adding any additional size. These coatings are designed …

20
Feb

Understanding Low-Friction Coatings for Medical Devices

Understanding Low-Friction Coatings for Medical Devices An expert offers a primer on popular medical device coatings and their applications. In the world of low friction, lubricious coatings for medical devices are diverse and complex. There are many different types of coatings, each with their own advantages, disadvantages, and applications. This is a basic overview of …

21
Jan

Multi-Station Coating System for Medical Coatings

Harland Medical Systems presents the IDX Series Coating System for applying and curing both ultraviolet-cured or heat cured medical device coatings. The IDX Series modular, multi-station coater provides a compact, versatile platform for coating medical devices with high volumes up to 15-20 million parts per year.  Linked stations each can perform one or more of …

12
Jan

Harland Medical Systems Showcases Integrated Medical Coating Solutions at BIOMEDevice 2016

Harland Medical Systems Showcases Integrated Medical Coating Solutions at BIOMEDevice 2016 Visit booth 1209 to learn more about our hydrophilic coating with new capability for challenging substrates EDEN PRAIRIE, MN (November 30, 2016) – Harland will showcase the latest coating solutions for medical devices at the upcoming BIOMEDevice 2016 event in San Jose, California December …

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