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European Medical Device Technology, Spring 2014

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58 | Spring 2014 European Medical Device Technology emdt.co.uk cardiovascular structures that enable surgeons to treat patients with small or blocked veins and arteries. Potential future applications are expected to include transcatheter heart valves and abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysm stent grafts. DSM Stand 5B43 Aluminium leadscrews Eichenberger Gewinde AG manufactures round and high-helix leadscrews out of aluminium by means of the cold- forming process. These corrosion- resistant equipment components, when combined with plastic flange nuts, allow unlubricated operation in certain applications. This combination of elements additionally exhibits high wear resistance and a low coefficient of friction and offers the advantage of requiring no maintenance. Because aluminium has less than one-third the weight of steel, its use in equipment drive systems provides an energy-efficient alternative. The manufacturer of the aluminium leadscrews is able to achieve an optimal balance of material strength and tensile strength through the aluminium alloying process, and it uses production technology that provides controlled and accurate cold-forming of the screw threads. Thus, stringent component Cendres+Métaux SA P.O. Box CH-2501 Biel/Bienne Phone +41 58 360 20 00 Fax +41 58 360 20 13 www.cmsa.ch/medical Medical In an environment of constant change it is essen- tial to have a competent and trustworthy partner at your side. This is of even greater importance in an industry where the driving forces consist of rapid innovation, massive cost pressure and a tough, ever changing regulatory environment. With Cendres+Métaux at your side, you have a strong partner offering a comprehensive range of services – From idea to solution. Cendres+Métaux – Because trust is not a coinci- dence, it is the result of a constant process. Intrigued? Please visit us at Hall 7, Booth 7C40 + Engineering quality of life is our daily business. MEDTEC EuropE Engineering + Design www.egtechnology.co.uk Cambridge, UK +44 (0)1223 710799 hello@egtechnology.co.uk Transforming ideas into successful products from visualisation to commercialisation. eg technology is a leading product design, development and engineering consultancy. With skills that encompass industrial design, mechanical and electronics HQJLQHHULQJDQGVRIWZDUHGHYHORSPHQWRXUH[LEOHSUREOHPVROYLQJHWKRVZLOO enable you to meet your market needs whilst incorporating outstanding engineering. Visit us at MEDTEC Europe Stand 7C18 Visit us at MEDTEC UK Stand 425 ES433906_EMDT1405_058.pgs 05.02.2014 14:05 UBM black yellow magenta cyan

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