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  • The Grand Role of PECVD in Various Industries

    PECVD’s flexibility and usefulness has propelled it to stardom. Written by: Denton Vacuum, LLC Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition, or PECVD for short, allows for a versatile deposition process. For one, it possesses the ability to create highly uniform thin layers that promote both purity and adhesion, and also allows the user to deposit various types

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  • The Different Categories of Medical Device Coatings

    There are a wide variety of coatings that are currently being used on patients. The extensive range of medical device coatings and device applications vary so much. There are numerous categories used to classify the different coatings – the most important concern is sanitation and sterility. Medical coatings need to avoid allergic substances but at

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  • A Historical Breakdown of Oligonucleotide Technology

    Advances in oligonucleotide technology has led to significant research benefits. In today’s molecular biology techniques, chemically synthesized DNAs or RNAs are almost always employed. In recent years, the advances in oligonucleotide chemistries have led to a substantial increase in both yield and quality – as well as a drop in price costs. This has expanded

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  • The Significance of Medical Device Coatings

    Written by: Denton Vacuum, LLC Medical device coatings have positively impacted the medical field. One exciting area of biomedicine is the development, and enhancement, of medical device coatings. These experimental products have revolutionized the way catheters and guidewires are utilized during invasive procedures. Prior to these coatings, medical devices were inserted into the human body

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  • An Amazing Medical Breakthrough from the Alfred Mann Foundation

    The first mechanical hand ever used belongs to staff sergeant James Sides The Alfred Mann Foundation, which is in charge of the various Alfred Mann institutes around the nation, also takes on the role of outreach. That outreach includes granting second chances to people like Staff Sergeant James Sides. Sides lost his right hand during

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  • How PVD Coating Systems Work

    Written by: Denton Vacuum, LLC Summary: PVD has changed much of the landscape of 21st century manufacturing. Manufacturing with a PVD system has allowed producers to build durable products out of inexpesnive materials. PVD stands for “physical vapor distribution” and it’s an important advancement in manufacturing. Products produced with this method often exhibit properties that

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  • Advantages to Coating a Medical Device

    Written by: Denton Vacuum, LLC One of the primary uses of PVD coating machinery is in the medical industry, where the process is used widely on a variety of devices used by patients and doctors. One of the more common uses is eyeglasses, where a thin film of anti-glare chemicals makes it easier for patients

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  • How Diamond-Like Carbon has Improved Medical Devices

    Diamond is one of the hardest substances known to man. That hardness helps to make household products, for example, both stronger and more durable. The  manufacturing techniques used to make these products are becoming more prevalent. Diamond-like carbon (DLC), one such manufacturing technique, has the potential to vastly change such fields as construction to medicine.

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  • Explaining the Technique of Sputter Deposition

    We rely on thin film coatings everyday to power our devices. Written by: Denton Vacuum, LLC Microscopic films are used in a variety of materials, but applying a thin coating is not a simple process. You need intense heat, but apply it directly to your substrate and you risk damaging the materials. Manufacturers use a

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  • Medical Device Coatings Explained

    Medical devices are often coated in special chemicals that make them non-abrasive. This decreases a patient’s discomfort, and helps devices last longer. Written by: Denton Vacuum, LLC Medical devices are designed to be non-invasive, assisting the patient without causing too much discomfort. To that end, ion beam deposition and other systems are used to apply

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