The Use of Silicone in Medical Device Manufacturing

The medical device industry is massive. How big? With 2 million employees and $137 billion it represents a major portion of the global economy. From manufacturing, to sale, and then to implementation, the medical device industry is driven by high demand. After all, what is more crucial than ensuring that our hospitals function and that… Read more »

What Are the Differences Between ITAR and EAR?

ITAR is mainly for military or defensive articles, but it also includes space related technology. ITAR is designed to regulate goods and technology designed to kill or defend against death in a military environment. This is because of the potential application for missile technology. EAR regulates the goods and technology that is designed for commercial… Read more »

Design Considerations for Injection Molding

Have you ever picked up a product and immediately could tell that it was made with quality materials? Perhaps it was the weight or the feel of the product – items such as the aluminum body Macbook, or perhaps the touch of an authentic leather jacket. When designing a product, there are many factors that… Read more »

Unique Properties of Silicone & How It is Beneficial to You

Much of human history has been written about discovery and invention, and the history of silicone is no different. Overtime, silicone has been adapted and used for a variety of different uses; and it’s unique properties have allowed society to achieve many feats of greatness. In one sense, silicone has been used by mankind for… Read more »