Micro Molding Medical and Drug Delivery Device Case Studies I Sodick & Friends

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November 11 @ 1 PM CST

Micro Molding Medical and Drug Delivery Device Case Studies

Micro molding applications have skyrocketed in medical and drug delivery applications in recent years with the increased need for condensing and adding components in tiny spaces. Using Industry 4.0 analytics drive next generation device functionality and understanding micro molding processes and single micron tolerances is critical to new miniaturized device product platforms.

This technical and solutions-based presentation includes actual case studies from DFM (Design for Manufacturing) through production using micro molding and associated tooling, assembly, and CT Scanning for:

  • Wall thicknesses down to 50 microns (0.002”)
  • Filter mesh of 50 microns (0.002”)
  • Flushing out design criteria using 3D micro printing
  • Using CT scanning to obtain quality DOE data in an expedited fashion

Overcoming technical challenges early in a micro molded program leads to the reduction of costly late-stage development project failures. This presentation will provide risk mitigation strategies to prevent these failures as early as 2 weeks into a micro molding program. Presented and collaborated with Isometric’s team of 4 subject matter experts with combined industry experience of over 95 years, these case studies represent some of the biggest historical micro molding solutions facing medical and drug delivery device companies.

Our Guest Speaker – Donna Bibber

Donna Bibber has assisted in over 1,000 micro molding and assembly device programs. Ms.Bibber’s plastics engineering background, expertise and unique problem-solving skills earned her an excellent reputation and is recognized nationally and internationally for her work in micro manufacturing. Her expertise in intraocular implants, bio-resorbable polymers, and PEEK implants gave rise to many new devices commercially available today.

Donna Bibber
Vice President of Business Development