Medical devices are the medical and health instruments that are used in the diagnosis, mitigation, treatment and prevention of physical conditions which are not normal or diseases. They range from basic items such as syringes, plasters and spectacles to specialized equipment which include wheelchairs and high technology devices like magnetic resonance imaging and scanners. With the availability of medical devices, people’s lives have been made more healthier, productive and longer. There are varying equipment used in the machining of the various medical devices and parts.
There are two methods which can be used during manufacture of medical devices, that is computer numerical control and nontraditional technologies like machining by use of abrasive water jet, both of which have advantages. Depending on the use of the device and the materials to be used to manufacture it the right equipment will be chosen. … Read More