Medical Machining

Inovatools' Curvemax Curve-Segment Mill Improves Finishing of Medical Implants

The Curvemax curve-segment mill from Inovatools features geometries that permit larger path distances and line jumps during pre-finishing and finishing.

Aerospace Supplier Shifts to Tight-Tolerance Ventilator Parts: "We Weren't in This Business Two Weeks Ago"

Skilled Manufacturing Inc. is running seven days a week to produce ventilator parts that will help healthcare workers battle the coronavirus.

Siemens Offers Free AM Network Services to Doctors and Hospitals

Doctors, hospitals and organizations in need of medical devices as well as designers and service providers with medically certified printing capacities can now register for free access to the Siemens AM Network.

GF Machining Solutions' Mikron HSM 200U LP Designed for Small Medical Shops

The HSM 200U LP machining center from GF Machining Solutions is available in three- and five-axis versions bringing speed, efficiency and precision to the machining of small medical components.

Does Asia's Low-Cost Manufacturing Option Still Make Sense?

As U.S.-based companies try to stay ahead of COVID-19, global supply chains are under renewed scrutiny. Are uncertainties and delays caused by global crises worth the short-term cost savings?

Rotary Broaching: Making Hard Materials Look Easy

Rotary broaches manufactured with a proprietary hardening process can cut material as hard as 50 HRC with minimal tool wear, improving the production process for medical screws and other components.

Swiss-Type Lathe Helps Medical Shop Achieve Higher Precision

After a new Swiss-type lathe exceeded company management’s expectations in terms of both performance and efficiency, the lathe is now included in plans for future applications.  

When a Swiss-Type Is a Lathe and a Five-Axis Mill

Swiss-type lathes with a swiveling B axis enable this shop to machine parts complete and unattended that it otherwise couldn’t using its five-axis machining centers. Here is some of what it learned adopting this new technology.

Precision Machining in the Medical Industry

One end market Production Machining frequently covers is the medical industry. Here's how precision machine shops are successfully producing medical parts.

Medical Screw Solution Includes More than Cutting Tools

With companies producing so many medical screws, every second saved counts. A turnkey program can help manufacturers machine these parts as efficiently as possible.

Artificial Femur Demonstrates Multitasking Machining

A part showcased at a recent industry event is based on a 3D scan of a real bone.

Big Changes for the Medical Device Industry

The medical device industry is poised for tremendous growth. Suppliers should be prepared to adapt to the changing needs of their customers.

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