Hot Sealing Application — Sealing a Transdermal Patch to a Wearable Device

Thermal Press is a leader in innovations in patch-based wearable device development. As the industry’s specialist in hot sealing applications, we work with you to achieve consistent quality production using a precision roll-to-roll sealer with timed temperature application for multiple assemblies. 

Ideal for biomedical and wearable medical device applications, our thermal press technology will ensure precision in device production focused on improving patient care and quality of life.

Innovations in Medical Wearable Devices

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Why are Plastics Hard to Glue?

Plastics are popular in modern product designs because they are versatile, low-cost, and provide superior performance characteristics. The flexibility of compounds like acetals, polypropylenes, and polyethylenes makes them popular with designers, but joining these parts together in a plastic assembly requires special consideration.

How to Bond Plastics That are Hard to Glue

Modern plastics are hard to glue because the compounds often lack sufficient surface tension. Using glues in plastic assemblies frequently requires a primer or promoter to alter the molecular properties of the..

How to Optimize Your Plastic Parts Assembly

At Thermal Press, we often advise customers on how to optimize their plastic parts assembly and manufacturing process. If you are joining plastic parts to form a single assembly, you need to understand the factors that can influence the quality of the bond and possibly lead to product liability issues.

If you want to produce high-quality assemblies for plastic parts, you’ve come to the right place. Thermal Press has the experience and equipment to help you succeed in optimizing your entire plastic parts assembly process for any kind of application...

Select the Right Plastic Assembly Method for Your Products

When designing plastic parts, choosing the right assembly method is critical to ensure product quality. Even if you are reevaluating an existing design, we can help you select the right plastic assembly method for your products. While the best method will depend on your application requirements, there are a variety of techniques available with different performance characteristics.

Let’s look at some of the most effective plastic assembly methods for joining operations.

Modern Assembly Methods for Joining Operations of Plastic Products

With the rapid development of new prototypes and changes to how consumers view healthcare, the medical device market is growing fast. According to the latest market research, the industry will grow annually by 6.3% from 2021 to 2027, reaching a global market value of $625.3 billion. Below, we look at some of the medical device trends for 2022 driving this growth.

5 Medical Device Trends for 2022

New technologies and medical capabilities, including drug discovery and research are driving most of the growth in..

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Manufacturing Tips for Quality Plastic Assemblies

Quality plastic assemblies often rely on press fits to hold parts in perfect alignment. These bonded interference fits used in assembly connections provide consistent performance in a multitude of applications. You can see some of the plastic assembly examples available from Thermal Press here.

Demand for press-fit assembly technology and heat-sealing equipment shows that manufacturers are looking to near-shore manufacturing, automate assembly processes, and maintain the integrity of each plastic assembly that leaves the line to reduce product liability.

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Calculating Uptime in Your Plastic Assembly Process

To manufacture high quality plastic products within a reasonable time frame and budget, an efficient assembly process is key. However, several factors can prolong assembly time and cost your company time and money.

To make your assembly process more efficient and boost production, you must first calculate the uptime and identify potential time losses.

Four Common Assembly Time Losses

As the demand for plastic products increases, it is estimated that the industry will experience 750..

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Why Work with Thermal Press International? Let Our Customers Tell You!

Thermal Press International offers superior equipment and tooling for organizations that need reliable heat sealing and heat staking systems. We utilize high quality materials during production and take final products through a rigorous testing process to ensure they give your business a competitive edge.

The high ratings and reviews from clients show off our products’ reliability and quality. In our small survey comprised of 55 telephone interviews, customers appreciated the positive impact of our machine on productivity, quality, and consistency.

So, what are our customers..

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2021 Manufacturing Forecast Review

While 2020 may have been a challenging time for most manufacturers and product teams, the industry responded effectively, and most companies are poised to deal with any future challenges.

Companies naturally felt the pinch created by the COVID 19 pandemic. At the same time, the slow-down created a window of opportunity where you could review your current operations and find new ways to improve your efficiencies. With 2021 in full swing, it’s now time to capitalize on these enhancements. With that in mind, here is the latest

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    Plastic Assembly Process Development

    At Thermal Press, we understand that a quality assembly process is vital for today’s consumer and medical product industries. When it comes to a new product introduction (NPI) or prototyping project, you’ll need to work with a team of experts that have years of industry experience and access to the latest technologies.

    Thermal Press is a leader in plastic assembly and heat sealing solutions. With a range of platforms and configurations available, we will work with your product team for their plastic assembly process development requirements. We can customize our..