Material Testing Resource Library

Explore ADMET’s Material Testing Resource Library for in-depth guides and testing insights. As a leading manufacturer of material testing equipment, we offer valuable resources to elevate your testing expertise.

A Guide to Mechanical Testing of Medical Devices

Dive into the essential guide on Mechanical Testing of Medical Devices, a comprehensive resource for industry professionals and researchers. This guide navigates you through the critical aspects of mechanical testing across various medical device categories.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Orthopedic Implants
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Mechanobiology
  • Medical Adhesives
  • Catheters & Connectors

Orthopedic Implant Testing Guide

Our Orthopedic Implant Testing Guide provides a comprehensive overview of the types of orthopedic implants and the types of mechanical tests performed on each implant.

Topic Covered Include:

  • Types of Implants: Covering bone plates, bone screws, dental, hip, knee, shoulder, and spinal implants.
  • Test Types: Including axial torsion, bend, fatigue, in vitro, shear, and tensile testing.
  • Equipment Recommendations: Guidelines on essential testing apparatuses.

Medical Adhesive Testing Guide

This resource outlines key information on testing medical adhesives for various applications. Learn about common test types, mechanical properties measured, and recommended equipment to conduct these tests effectively.

Topic Covered Include:

  • Types of Medical Adhesives: Topical Approximation of Skin, Non-Topical Use, Adjunct Wound Closure, Suture
  • Common Test Types: Peel Testing, Shear Testing, Tensile Testing
  • Mechanical Properties: Bonding Strength, Material Compatibility, Durability, Tensile Strength
  • Recommended Testing Equipment

Tissue Engineering & Mechanobiology Testing Guide

Discover the intricate world of tissue engineering and mechanobiology through our comprehensive testing guide. Uncover why mechanical properties of tissues are essential to scientific study and learn the importance of understanding cellular responses to mechanical stimuli. Our guide also offers recommendations on the essential testing equipment required for these advanced studies.

Catheters & Medical Fluid Connectors Testing Guide

Navigate the complexities of testing catheters, medical fluid connectors, and luer fittings with our specialized guide. From stents to syringes, we delve into common testing methodologies such as axial torsion, bend, and fatigue tests, among others. This resource not only elucidates the types of tests but also advises on the requisite testing equipment needed for accurate and reliable results.

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Industry Reviews

Education Industry Review

Education Testing Review

We’ve gotten insights from education leaders who are using testing to improve student education while also driving advances in materials science.  Organizations profiled include:

  • Harvard-MIT: The Karp Laboratory for Advanced Biomaterials
  • Northeastern University Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Northeastern University Department of Chemical Engineering
  • University of Iowa Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • UMass/Lowell Department of Plastics Engineering
  • And three case studies: UMass Medical School, Rhodes State College, and Alfred University
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Medical Device Industry Review

Medical Device Sector Review

We’ve analyzed industry trends and remarks from leaders in the Medical Device Sector.  Highlights include:

  • Slowing Growth: A Statistical Look at the Medical Device Sector
  • Environment Update: A Drag on the Industry
  • Countering Margin Pressures: Spotlight on Supply Chain and Internal Processes
  • Transparency Fuels Emergence of Value-Driven Market
  • Great Attention to Quality: Device Recalls Increase
  • Product Trends: Focus on Patient Experience and Pragmatic Cost Cutting
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