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Where to Find Medical Device Components in the Real World

When working on a medical device, we are often so focused on our specific task or responsibility, it can be easy to lose sight of where your efforts fit into the big picture. But the reality is, what you’re making is being used in the real world by real people – whether directly by a patient or to help a medical professional do their job more effectively or efficiently. To keep this in perspective, here are a few common medical device components and the value that they provide.  
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Using Antimicrobial Film in Products to Prevent the Spread of Illness

on 6/9/20 10:32 AM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Interfaces Custom Converting Membrane Switch
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many questions as to how we will move forward once the spread of the virus is reduced. While no one knows for sure what the future will hold, it’s safe to say that everyday life will not be the same for some time. The “new normal” may likely include wearing masks, avoiding large crowds, reducing travel, and other precautions. There may also be a new expectation for OEMs to produce products with an elevated focus on consumer health and safety.
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What’s Inside a Membrane Switch?

on 3/23/20 7:15 AM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Interfaces Printed Electronics Membrane Switch
You can find them on TV remotes, treadmills, medical devices, and industrial equipment, just to name a few. But do you know how membrane switches work – or how they can benefit your product? Let’s take a look inside a membrane switch to see how this thin, flexible application works and creates a dependable, user-friendly control panel.
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Membrane Switch Handling Requirements

on 4/12/17 3:37 PM By | Kelly Merz | 0 Comments | Printed Electronics Membrane Switch
Tapecon Membrane Switch Handling Requirements For Switches with LED’s and/or Metal Domes
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