Medical Device Prototyping And Manufacturing

Medical device prototyping and manufacturing are the heart and soul of the medical products development process and design. It helps you to create low-volume production and prototype parts to reach the market faster. 

At TDB Tech, we don’t just manufacture medical devices. We manufacture opportunities for innovation and success in the medical industry.

Benefits of Rapid Prototyping of Medical Devices

The development and design of medical devices are time-consuming and expensive. But there’s a way to speed things up and save money. Prototyping allows for quick and cost-effective testing of different design concepts, materials, and functionalities. 

This iterative design process helps identify and address issues early in the development cycle.

Prototyping enables developers to gather valuable feedback from end-users, such as doctors, nurses, and other health associate. 

This feedback helps you with design modifications and improvements, leading to more user-friendly devices. You can then move on to lab or clinical trials and bring your product to the market faster.

Medical device development is subject to stringent regulatory requirements, including testing and validation. Prototyping helps in conducting necessary testing and demonstrating compliance with these regulations.

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How is Prototyping Used in the Medical Industry?

Proof of Concept

Proof-of-concept prototypes allow developers to explore in-depth details of product design. This early stage helps in validating the feasibility of the concept.

Visual Presentation

Visual presentation prototypes are created to showcase the appearance and aesthetics of your medical device designs. 

This enables clear communication between stakeholders and clients. Ultimately, facilitates the device’s appearance to meet the desired standard.

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Functional Prototyping

This prototype helps to test the functionality, form, and fit of product parts to customize design iterations. And identifying any potential issues early in the development process. 

Engineering Validation

Creating engineering prototypes that closely match the final product is vital for validating the manufacturability, design, and engineering of the devices. 

These prototypes help ensure that the device can be efficiently and cost-effectively produced at scale.

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Pilot Production

Pilot production bridges the gap between the product and the prototype. It allows for the refinement of manufacturing processes. That will ensure product consistency and facilitate the product to market at an affordable price point.

Leading the Way in Medical Device Development and Manufacturing

TDB Tech is committed to advancing medical technology through precision engineering and innovative solutions. We specialize in providing comprehensive prototyping and manufacturing services for your medical devices. 

From a small needle holder to a large X-ray machine we’ve the expertise and experience to guide you every step of the way.

TDB Tech's Customized Solutions for Medical Device Prototyping and Rapid Manufacturing

We’re dedicated to revolutionizing the world of medical device development. With years of expertise, our team specializes in precision medical device prototyping and parts machining. 

TDB Tech stands by your side at every stage of your journey, from the initial prototype to rigorous testing and iterative improvements.

Our manufacturing and prototyping capabilities encompass a fully equipped CNC finishing and machining shop, rapid injection molding, urethane casting, and advanced 3D printing solutions. Trust us to cover all your medical device development needs, and let’s shape the future of healthcare together.

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Custom Plastic Medical Housing and Enclosures for Medical Devices

Designing medical device enclosures that meet healthcare industry standards is challenging. At TDB Tech, we’re your partners in this journey. We understand the importance of materials in the healthcare sector. 

Our machined plastic housings offer the ideal platform for testing, ensuring your product is rugged, UV-resistant, and flame/water-resistant.

We’ll help you validate and test the performance and appearance of healthcare device enclosures by creating functional prototypes and visual designs. 

Our secret? CNC machining with top-notch engineering materials. We produce prototypes that mimic the final product, perfect for testing performance and manufacturability. Plus, our housings are easy to clean and disinfect.

Surgical Tools and Instruments, Precision CNC Machining

CNC machining is the unsung hero in creating precise and reliable surgical instruments and tools. Its role in high-precision, high-tolerance manufacturing is unmatched. We use medical-grade materials like titanium and stainless steel. 

We specialize in precision machining of complex shapes, using advanced techniques like 5-axis micro-milling. What sets us apart is our ability to blend various manufacturing processes. For example, metal casting, metal injection molding, wire EDM, and EDM, to create the perfect precision machining approach.

We guarantee dimensional tolerances of ±0.01mm, geometric accuracy of 0.01mm, and can achieve a minimum machined radius of R0.1mm. Our machined surfaces are incredibly smooth, with a roughness of just Ra0.2μm.

Contact Us for Custom Medical Device Prototyping and Parts

We specialize in making medical device prototypes and parts. Let us help you with cost-effective solutions from concept to production.

3D Printing is Transforming the Medical Industry Manufacturing Process

3D printing is a game-changer in the medical parts manufacturing field. It’s like a building with tiny layers, making it perfect for creating complex shapes, prosthetics, and medical models.

It’s super fast, cost-effective, and ideal for quick design tweaks. This allows efficient debugging and early evaluation of parts.

But there’s a trade-off. While it’s fantastic for precise form and fit testing, it has limits in terms of color, materials, surface finish, and texture.

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Urethane Casting For Low-volume Production and Rapid Manufacturing

Urethane casting is like making a mold or a template. You create a master version of the device you want, and then you make a mold out of it. 

Once you have the mold, you can pour a special liquid material into it. This material hardens and takes the shape of your device. It’s a bit like pouring jelly into a mold and waiting for it to set into a cool shape.

It’s a useful method in the medical industry for making small quantities of device housings. It’s great for testing new products, getting feedback from customers, and delivering devices quickly. 

In markets where things change fast and don’t last long, using silicone molds for urethane casting is a wise choice. Because it lets manufacturers improve their designs quickly without spending a lot on permanent tools.

On-Demand Manufacturing Of Medical Parts Through Rapid Injection Molding

Rapid injection molding is a speedy way to make medical devices when you need them right away. 

It’s all about quickly creating custom parts without the long wait for traditional manufacturing processes. This is especially valuable in the medical field where timely production can be crucial for patient care.

This is a great technique for those who need a small number of custom parts quickly. 

RIM helps with engineering testing, analysis, clinical evaluation,  and getting ready for production. It also helps identify and fix problems before mass production, making it a smart bridge between prototypes and the real thing.

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We were blown away by the quality and accuracy of the parts. Bob Chan was quick to respond to my emails, well into the night, and we received the parts back in a short timeframe. We really couldn’t have been happier with the service. I would gladly recommend them to anyone.
Volkan Atila
CEO & Founder - CNC24

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