Med-Tech Machining News, Fall 2009, Volume 3, No. 1


September 1st, 2009


This Issue's Articles
New virtual test methods are being used to better understand the functional performance of implants within the musculoskeletal system

The use of gas-atomised alloy powders for the fabrication of medical devices, including hip and knee implants, offers cost benefits

The simple canted-coil spring may be the answer to manufacturers’ device fastening difficulties.

Machine builders are helping implant manufacturers to minimize secondary operations and boost productivity while meeting ever-tighter tolerances

Finite element analysis can be a useful tool for assessing the clinical performance of a new product in addition to developing and evaluating its design. The benefits and limitations of using this technique for orthopaedic products are examined here.

Finite element analysis can be a useful tool for assessing the clinical performance of a new product in addition to developing and evaluating its design. The benefits and limitations of using this technique for orthopaedic products are examined here.

Finite element analysis can be a useful tool for assessing the clinical performance of a new product in addition to developing and evaluating its design. The benefits and limitations of using this technique for orthopaedic products are examined here.