TITLE

Material Machinations

AUTHOR(S)
Crawford, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Orthopedic Design & Technology;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that in order to keep up with the fast moving medical field, are changing the materials from which the products were made. It informs that the OEMs want to use materials that already are understood and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It further informs that the materials in the orthopedic industry include high-grade polyester, polyethylene, metals and alloys such as stainless steel.
ACCESSION #
86439652

 

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