In der Medizinindustrie müssen Produkte höchsten Qualitätsansprüchen gerecht werden. Daher sind Eigenschaften wie saubere und bartfreie Schnittflächen, glatte Oberflächen sowie hochfeste Mikroschweißnähte und hermetische Verbindungen für viele medizinische Geräte unentbehrlich. Aufgrund präziser und extrem selektiver Verfahren der Materialbearbeitung gewinnt die Faserlasertechnologie in der Medizinbranche allmählich mehr an Bedeutung.

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is one of the treatments currently used to help patients with certain types of cancer, specifically examples of the disease which impact either the lungs or the oesophagus, as well as others. This process has a number... read more >

3D Printed Implants a Solution for Spinal Disorders

Application Insight
Posted on 31/03/2020

3D printing is being used to produce components across many medical disciplines since it offers various benefits when compared with standard manufacturing techniques. Treating people with spinal disorders using this method is becoming more... read more >

The engraving process plays an important role in the medical industry

Laser Engraving in the Medical Industry

Application Insight
Posted on 11/10/2018

Although the majority of us will be most familiar with the healthcare that we receive, there is a huge industry operating behind this with many competing businesses. The manufacturing of medical equipment and pharmaceuticals are two such... read more >

Medical Tool and Device Welding

Posted on 27/11/2015

A range of alloys are used in the manufacture of medical tools and devices. All must be joined with smooth welds that can be sterilised. Lasers are a non-contact process and offer many advantages: Low heat input: The weld energy is... read more >

Medical Device and Tool Marking with Fiber Lasers

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Posted on 26/11/2015

Traceability is a key requirement in the medical sector. Every product should be individually identifiable if recalled. Medical devices, implants and tools cannot use ink or dye marks as there is potential for contamination and allergic reactions.... read more >

The medical industry is an arena where mistakes simply aren’t tolerable; the equipment that makes it to market must perform consistently and predictably, and be able to deliver the expected results. But because every person is a unique... read more >

Micro Cutting – Stents

Posted on 06/11/2015

Micro cutting stents is one of the most demanding applications in the medical device industry. Stents are small, lattice-shaped metal tubes that are permanently inserted into arteries to restore adequate blood flow. It is imperative that the cut... read more >

Implanted medical devices that incorporate electronics and sensors require process control and end-product quality that is second to none. In particular pacemakers require high integrity hermetic seals at the same time ensuring well controlled depth... read more >