Automated Equipment Provides Consistency to Coiling Process

InvotecCase Study, Error Proofing, Machine Vision Systems, Precision Joining

fully-automated coiling

Invotec helps medical manufacturer transition manual coiling process to a more repeatable, accurate, automated process. The Challenge A medical device manufacturer was struggling to produce consistent results in a highly complex, manual sub-assembly of their device. The process called for an operator to manually coil a delicate, .020” thick wire around the exterior of a mandrel. Doing so required operators to feed, wind, clamp, coil, and cut the material before transferring the device to a welding station—all of which was … Read More

Reconfigurable System for Flexible Testing

InvotecCase Study, Test Systems

large UV curing station

How Invotec provided flexible testing in the form of a multi-station, semi-automated system. The Challenge A catheter manufacturer was looking for development equipment to be used in their research lab. They wanted the capability to perform testing and analyze the coating and curing process of a variety of materials across products of differing lengths. Most of the details of the tests were kept confidential, but they included adjusting factors such as product height, curing temperature, coating and curing duration, and … Read More

Manufacturing in Focus: Advancing Automation

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Manufacturing in Focus is a magazine that highlights innovative manufacturing technologies and techniques across all industries. In the October edition, Invotec got the opportunity to share with Manufacturing in Focus the benefits and common misconceptions of incorporating automation into an assembly process.

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Automated Assembly Preloads Needles for Ophthalmic Procedures

InvotecCase Study, Complex Assembly Equipment, Controls Engineering, Error Proofing, Machine Vision Systems, Precision Joining

semi-automated assembly station

How Invotec helped one medical device manufacturer increase the efficiency and accuracy of a microscopic process with automated assembly. The Challenge An ophthalmic drug delivery company faced an inaccurate, manual process as well as increased demands for their ocular drug delivery systems. They needed an automated solution to replace their tabletop process, which relied heavily on operators and yielded only a 40% success rate. The challenge involved loading a needle hub assembly with a compact, cylindrical medicine. Due to the … Read More