As an essential material that creates an intimate connection between the device and its user, and is paramount to functionality, the consideration of adhesives should be brought in at the beginning of the design process.
Managing how a material can affect a device’s success starts with a strong, collaborative relationship with your materials supplier, which can help prevent a myriad of issues throughout the development of medical devices.
User needs and expectations continue to advance. Medical device technology needs to keep pace. For a successful design, take the following requirements into consideration.
Treating adhesive selection as a trivial exercise can result in manufacturing issues, device malfunctions and potential patient harm.