Among resources available to medical device professionals in the plastics community is the new white paper library at Qmed.com, a UBM Canon Medical Device Media Group brand. Qmed is a free online search engine and directory. The white paper library includes many papers on topics of interest to plastics processors; many of the papers were, in fact, written by processors. Topics include papers on micromolding, rapid injection molding, extrusion of silicone and zero-defects molding.
The Qmed White Paper Library offers industry professionals free downloads of white papers by category. White papers from qualified medical device suppliers include: The Manufacturer's Lament: The Right Solution to the Compliance Challenge from Exact Software, Effect of Sterilization on the Mechanical Properties of Silicone Rubbers from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, and Adhesives for the Assembly of Hard-to-Bond Plastics from Henkel Corporation....