Intelligent Assembly Solutions for Medical Devices

Medical devices are complex by nature and designed to assist in healing the human body. Therefore, these devices have the highest quality standards and are subject to stringent regulations.   In addition, staying cost effective and employing sustainable manufacturing practices are emerging needs for Medical Device Manufacturers (MDM).  Dukane, as a provider of assembly solutions… Continue Reading Intelligent Assembly Solutions for Medical Devices

Servo Ultrasonic Welding assembles Diagnostic Test Strips

A leading medical device manufacturer uses Dukane’s iQ Series Servo Ultrasonic Welding System to produce high-quality results in assembling small, delicate Test Strips.  These Test Strips are used to measure a person’s Total Cholesterol, HDL, Glucose and Triglycerides.  Assembling small medical devices, like these Test Strips, requires precise, repeatable and consistent process control.  The Test… Continue Reading Servo Ultrasonic Welding assembles Diagnostic Test Strips

Dukane Japan at MD&M in Osaka, Japan

The Dukane Japan team participated for the first time at Manufacturing World Osaka 2013.  Dukane had a booth at the 4th annual Medical Device Development & Manufacturing Expo.  Dukane Japan team at the Medical Device Development & Manufacturing Expo in Osaka, Japan. The staff in Tokyo is ready to assist with your next project –… Continue Reading Dukane Japan at MD&M in Osaka, Japan

Assembly Demands Grow for Medical Plastics

A study done at Value Plastics, a molder of precision molded couplers for medical applications, shows that a servo welder produces hermetic welds with a standard deviation of 0.4% compared to 2.9% when using a pneumatic welder. Those results were reported last month at ANTEC in Cincinnati, OH by three officials at Dukane Corp., which… Continue Reading Assembly Demands Grow for Medical Plastics

Advantages of Servo Driven Ultrasonic Welder

Ultrasonic welding is one of the most widely used processes for bonding polymers, valued for its speed, flexibility, and low cost. Recently, there has been a call for more controlled and consistent ultrasonic welding processes, as part designs become more complex and requirements more stringent.  There is also a need for strong, dimensionally consistent parts… Continue Reading Advantages of Servo Driven Ultrasonic Welder

Leo Klinstein of Dukane presents at 2012 UIA Symposium

Leo Klinstein, Director of Engineering at Dukane Corporation recently spoke at the 2012 UIA 41st Annual Symposium in San Fransisco, CA. The UIA Symposium is a 3-day symposium that provides a networking opportunity for ultrasonic professionals and colleagues throughout the world. There is time for informal networking each day as well as outstanding presentations on… Continue Reading Leo Klinstein of Dukane presents at 2012 UIA Symposium

Dukane at NPE 2012 in Orlando, FL

NPE 2012 is next week. This will be the first year that NPE will be held in Orlando Florida. The show claims there will be 55,000 attendees which is up by 10% over 2009. They have posted that there are 1,826 exhibitors. The number of foreign registrants this year is 26% compared to 16% in 2009.… Continue Reading Dukane at NPE 2012 in Orlando, FL

Novel Combination Locking Cap for Prescription Drugs

New plastic locking cap uses Dukane’s ultrasonic welding system for speed, accuracy, and precision manufacturing Cap-N-Lock LLC, Lincoln, Calif., has developed the industry’s first combination locking cap offering maximum security against unauthorized use of prescription medications. The plastic locking cap is claimed to be the safest child-proof cap, provides maximum protection against teen prescription use, and… Continue Reading Novel Combination Locking Cap for Prescription Drugs