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Understanding Quality Control in Contract Manufacturing

By: Barb Van Essen on June 27, 2024

In the manufacturing world, maintaining high quality is crucial to the success of any product. When a company decides to outsource its manufacturing processes to a contract manufacturer, like Unity Precision Manufacturing, a robust quality control system is essential to ensure that the final product meets the required standards. Quality control in contract manufacturing involves […]

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What Is Anodizing?

By: Barb Van Essen on April 23, 2024

Anodizing is a process in which a protective oxide layer is applied to the surface of a metal object. This layer is created by an electrochemical reaction that converts the metal surface into a durable and corrosion-resistant coating. Anodizing is commonly used in manufacturing a wide range of products, including consumer electronics, medical and aerospace […]

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Precision Machining

By: Barb Van Essen on March 19, 2024

Precision machining is a manufacturing process that uses advanced machining technology and techniques to create highly accurate and complex parts. It is used in various industries, including aerospace, medical, automotive, and electronics. The process of precision machining involves the use of computer-aided design (CAD) software to create a 3D model of the part. This model […]

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Surface Finish Matters

By: Barb Van Essen on February 6, 2024

Surface finishes play a crucial role in the quality of machined parts. A surface finish can affect the component’s durability, appearance, and performance. Therefore, it is essential to understand the importance of surface finishes and how they are achieved in a precision machine shop. Surface finish refers to the texture or roughness of a material’s […]

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Three Essential Materials For Medical Devices

By: Barb Van Essen on January 5, 2024

Materials matter greatly in the medical technology industry, especially in machining. This blog will discuss some commonly used materials in medtech machining, such as titanium, aluminum, and stainless steel. Titanium is a popular choice for medical implants and devices because it is biocompatible and corrosion-resistant. It is also lightweight yet strong, making it an ideal […]

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The Importance Committing To 1 OEM

By: Barb Van Essen on November 27, 2023

Precision and care are of the utmost importance when developing a medical device. Every detail must be considered from the design phase to the final production to ensure the device is safe and effective. This is where an experienced contract manufacturer becomes a crucial partner. An experienced contract manufacturer has the technical know-how to guide […]

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CNC Milling Applications for Medical Device Precision Machining

By: Thomasnet on October 25, 2023

Click to Expand CNC milling is a highly precise and advanced manufacturing process that removes material from a workpiece using sophisticated computer-controlled machinery. This cutting-edge technology creates intricate and customized components with extremely tight tolerances, ensuring the dependable and safe operation of medical devices. Here are some examples of CNC milling applications that are used […]

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Why are DFM’s important?

By: Barb Van Essen on September 22, 2023

When developing a medical device, considering design for manufacturability (DFM) is crucial. DFM means designing the product with the manufacturing process in mind, ensuring that it can be produced efficiently, effectively, and at a low cost. DFM can benefit the med-tech developing company significantly, and Unity Precision Manufacturing offers this service. Reduces Manufacturing CostsDFM can […]

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Why Is Robotic Spine Surgery Taking Flight?

By: Barb Van Essen on September 21, 2023

The advent of robotic spine surgery has propelled the medical field into a new era of precision and accuracy. Thanks to cutting-edge technology, surgeons can perform complex spinal procedures with unparalleled precision and meticulousness. This game-changing development has revolutionized our approach to spinal surgery, offering many benefits over conventional methods. Medtronic, Globus Medical, Zimmer Boiomet, […]

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The Metal Fab Industry Continues to Grow

By: Barb Van Essen on August 18, 2023

The metal fabrication industry is poised for significant growth in 2024, despite the pandemic’s impact on global supply chains and economic activity. The demand for contracted metal products from OEMs has remained strong, and there are several factors driving this continued growth. These include the increasing demand for manufactured goods, the growing popularity of 3D […]

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