Thermal Press International is a leader in innovations in patch-based wearable device development. As the industry’s specialist in hot (or heat) 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
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..
At Thermal Press International, 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.
Thermal Press has the experience and equipment to help you succeed in optimizing your entire plastic parts assembly process for any kind of application. Let’s look at what you must consider when you want to create high-quality plastic part assemblies...
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..
Ensuring the integrity of your plastic assemblies starts with a flexible platform from Thermal Press International. We provide high-quality heat staking and sealing equipment for manufacturers that need flexible plastic assembly systems.
Versatile and Flexible Plastic Assembly Systems for Manufacturers
TPI has an extensive range of platforms and custom tooling options to accommodate any kind of plastic assembly application. With precise control during the press application and thermal delivery, our systems help you reduce product issues while supporting any heat-sealing, staking, or thermal assembly..
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 to maintain the integrity of each plastic assembly that leaves the line to reduce product liability.
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Medical devices provide effective solutions for diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and disease prevention. The size of the medical device market is expected to reach $623 billion by 2026 – a 5% compound annual growth rate. With help from the right plastic assembly process, your company can stay competitive in this growing market while also saving both time and money.
The most common plastic assembly processes used for medical devices include:
- Ultrasonic welding
- Vibration welding
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..
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 meet all product specification and production requirements.
The high ratings and reviews from clients prove the reliability and quality of our thermal plastic assembly machines. In a recent survey accomplished through telephone interviews, customers appreciated the positive impact of our machine on productivity, quality, and consistency.
Today, manufacturers in science and pharmaceuticals have an increased need for single-use bioreactor bags. Additionally, the recent pandemic has strained an already growing industry with the need for manufacturing vaccines around the world.
We have been a trusted source of thermal plastic assembly equipment here at Thermal Press International since 1976. As a result, we are a leader in the bioreactor bag marketplace, ready to meet the increased demands that today's manufacturing processes require.
Increased Demand for Bioreactor Bags