Orthopaedic Implants: The Business Benefits of Advanced Metrology and Inspection Solutions 

Orthopeadic implants have improved the quality of life for countless patients. It has been widely reported of the decrease in average age of patients receiving implants. This creates a pressure for orthopedic manufacturers to keep up with demand for safe implant components. Using advanced metrology solutions for orthopeadic implant measurement can create a lot of […]

Developing Quality Department Robustness in Times of Uncertainty

Developing Quality Department Robustness in Times of Uncertainty

Companies in all sectors are working to become more resilient, adaptable, and flexible so they are better equipped to deal with not just the usual commercial headwinds, but unprecedented levels of disruption. Medical device companies are not immune, and neither is the quality department in your MedTech facility. In this blog, we will look at […]

What a Quality Culture Looks Like in Medical Device Manufacturing

Qualification Verus Metrology Services

With the increased need for signs of security and a reduction in risk, quality departments are under pressure to identify and work towards the ever-evolving, highest possible standards. Skilfully organised quality labs can increase revenue, strengthen access to a skilled workforce, and boost productivity and efficiency which will see benefits across your business and not […]

Metrology Fixture Types – What’s Available, and Which is Best?

Fixture type and use cases

  Metrology fixturing technologies continue to develop at a rapid pace, offering manufacturers in the medical device industry new and innovative solutions. Those solutions don’t just meet inspection and quality process requirements, but they also deliver efficiency savings and productivity gains. How do you know what metrology fixture types are available and which is best […]

7 Challenges of Automating Metrology & Inspection and How to Overcome Them

The automation of metrology and inspection brings a range of benefits, from speeding up inspection processes to minimising errors to moving resources away from manual and repetitive tasks to those that are more value-adding to the business. These benefits are making metrology and inspection automation an essential consideration for forward-thinking manufacturers, including medical device manufacturers. […]

Why 3D Printed Fixtures Are a Risk in the Medical Device Industry

3D Printed Fixtures

Interest in 3D printed fixtures is understandable given the cost and speed benefits that this technology offers, i.e., it is faster and less expensive to print a 3D metrology fixture than it is to manufacture the same fixture using traditional methods. In the medical device industry, however, you cannot sacrifice repeatable quality or patient safety […]

Modernising Device and Component Inspection in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Modernising the inspection of devices and components in the pharmaceutical industry can deliver quick productivity and efficiency gains, as well as rapid returns on investment. This applies to pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities that have in-house device or component production elements. It also applies to the inspection of components manufactured in third-party facilities. While other elements of […]

An Overview of 5 Leading Metrology and Inspection Software Languages

As there is no industry-standard software application or programming language for CMMs and other measurement and inspection equipment, it is beneficial to have an overview of the main options that are available. For quality engineers and metrology technicians, understanding the various metrology and inspection software languages can help in making procurement decisions, as well as […]