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Medical Device Prototyping

The rapid and successful completion of clinical trials is a prerequisite for the commercial success of medical product. Medical device prototyping is fundamental to your medical product design and development process. You can get them into the lab or clinical trials and ultimately to market sooner.

WayKen offers a full range of rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions to the medical industry. From hand held appliances to large scale treatment units, we offer a complete range of medical device prototyping services from concept model validation and functional prototype testing to low volume production runs at a cost effective and faster delivery.

RAPID DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE MEDICAL DEVICES

Anybody that’s been through the process knows that new medical device design and development outcomes can be expensive and time-consuming. However, outstanding innovators redefine best practices from concept to commercialization, your new medical device can get to market with efficiency and economy. The medical rapid prototyping innovation that represents medical breakthroughs and cost-effectiveness may be the only practical achievable way. Prototyping of medical devices can be done in several steps in the design and manufacturing process and can cover a variety of needs and functions.

  • Build product ideas of medical devices into a manageable scope while working to establish the critical details and fully understand the design intent through proof-of-concept prototypes.
  • Visual presentation models empower designers to share their concepts with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders to facilitate the clear and actionable feedback.
  • The medical device functional prototype development can be used to test design iterations and perfect medical product’s performance, let any issues to be discovered and corrected well before getting to a final product, and reduce business risk.
  • Creating engineering prototypes of medical devices that match final product makes it easier to verify design, engineering, and manufacturability before investing in expensive tools and putting them into production.
  • Rapid tooling and custom low-volume production will be able to bridge the gap between prototype and production, and make your product go to market faster at an affordable price.

WAYKEN SPECIALIZES IN MEDICAL AND HEALTH PRODUCTS PROTOTYPING

Experienced That Successfully Lead You from Prototype to Production

When commencing a medical innovation, your focus is on finding your way to the market. WayKen’s prototyping service quickly delivers prototypes with essential functions for concept and market testing of medical devices and health products. This enables you to explore ideas, generate early customer feedback and develop a fit-for-purpose solution, so you can get them into the lab or clinical trials and ultimately to market sooner. Our prototyping development services for medical industry also offer an opportunity to check for design flaws, usability improvements, and proper function before heading to manufacturing. You also gain valuable insight into production costs, timescale and resource requirements.

With many years of experience, WayKen specializes in medical device prototyping and serves many medical device manufacturers around the world. Our vast experience in all phases of prototype design and development ensure the success of your product.

We translate your ideas into prototypes for the medical world as quickly as possible. We’ll help you every step of the way, from the first prototype, through testing and iteration, to the new product demonstrations, and even short-run or low-volume production. Our medical product prototype development capabilities include a fully equipped in-house CNC machining and finishing shop, 3D printing, urethane casting, and rapid injection molding to cover all your medical device prototype needs. With over 20 years of experience we are ready to tackle any prototyping challenge you may have.

We use our innovative service and manufacturing expertise to look at all phases of the process from prototype to production, to ensure our customers receive robust innovative designs, flawless product launches, and world class quality at a globally competitive price.

CNC Precision Machining for Medical Devices and Parts

Perhaps no other technology that can play such an important role in high-precision, high-tolerance manufacturing as CNC machining. WayKen is expert in CNC prototype machining service in medical industry, focusing on highly accurate visual design models and full-functioning engineering prototypes. From 3-axis CNC machining for simple medical parts or short runs, to flexible 5-axis configurations for precision machined medical components, these processing capabilities enable teams to quickly run plastic and metal machining in an efficient and cost-effective.

Before moving to 3D printing in the medical field, below are the advantages of CNC machining, and when it is most useful:

  • A wide range of material options, including production-grade plastics and various metals.
  • Highly accurate, repeatable, and excellent surface finish and details.
  • Fast turnaround, CNC machining can be run continuously for 24 hours once setup is completed.
  • Custom components manufacturing for medical machining services, scalable volumes from one to 100,000.

3D Printing Drives Innovation in the Medical Industry

With 3D printing, rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing technology continues by leaps and bounds, creating incredible possibilities and realities for the medical industry. 3D printing is an additive layering process that allows individual components to be produced quickly. This rapid prototyping method allows for quick and inexpensive iterations of the design for efficient debugging. The largest advantage 3D printing provides is accurate form and fit testing as the build process of additive technology can accurately produce the form and size of the desired part, making it very useful for early evaluation of new medical parts.

WayKen offers a variety of 3D printing services including Stereolithography (SLA) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), ideal ways to speed up your product development process. From a CAD design to a physical part in your hands and finally in front of your team, it is faster than ever. We have a full team of dedicated engineers and project managers that will work with you to verify your designs, appearance and function, helping potential investors and customers better visualize the product at hand to direct further investment in the product before it goes to market.

Urethane Casting for Small-scale Innovation in Medical Products

Many opportunities and applications make polyurethane casting a compelling addition to the medical industry. You can utilize urethane casting for initial product launch prior to injection molding and tooling for market research and customer feedback, as well as early delivery of medical devices. For markets where small-scale innovation is the norm and product life is short, silicone molding to cast urethane also allows manufacturers to improve their designs at a faster pace without having to amortize the cost of hard tooling.

WayKen’s specialist team offers excellent vacuum casting service for medical devices plastic prototypes, and helps you striking the right balance between high-quality, end-use parts and production lead-time. This translates into time and cost saving for customers seeking a competitive edge advance in form fit and function testing, pre-marketing, or even as low-volume production alternative.

Rapid Injection Molding and Low-Volume Production for Medical Applications

Rapid injection molding provides a better choice for those medical device manufacturers needing low volume molded parts. It will meet your needs for manufacturability analysis, engineering testing, clinical evaluation, investor demonstration or production readiness in the later stages of medical and health product development. At the same time, it will be able to bridge the gap between prototype and production, and let any issues to be discovered and corrected well before them transferred to manufacturing.

At WayKen, we has years of experience in rapid molds of both aluminum and steel and plastic injection molding, and can rush parts to you timely to support your entire engineering testing and pre-production schedule. We apply unsurpassed level of expertise to provide cost-effective and rationalized advice from designs, materials, production processes, manufacturability, and predict potential problems to help tackle your engineering difficulties.

WayKen Medical Device Prototyping Applications

  • Handheld
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Medical Carts
  • Electronic Apparatus
  • Medical Diagnostic Equipment
  • Ultrasonic Equipment
  • Medical Monitor Instruments
  • Laser Equipment
  • Medical Treatment Devices
  • Physiotherapy Apparatus
  • Anatomical Models
  • MRI Devices
  • Tables & Panels
  • X-ray Equipment
  • Teaching Aids
  • Clinical Analytical Instruments
  • Care Equipment

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