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Challenge: To eliminate additional processes in the production of guidewires. The conventional process uses several machines to profile a shape in an interventional guidewire.SolutionGlebar eliminated pre- and post- processes by incorporating them on a CAM.2 machine in one operation. Wire can be supplied in cut form or can be l...
Recognized for improving process efficiency, reducing scrap rates, and creating safer work environments, Glebar has delivered innovative grinding solutions to guidewire manufacturers for over 50 years. Our newest automated solution process guidewires from the feeder to a finished part in a single operation.Current Process & ChallengesLegacy gri...
ChallengeConverted OD grinders with custom tooling and soft grinding wheels all of which wear at a high rate. Setup and changeover time is significant and requires extensive mechanical adjustments. Parts, in most cases, must be taped for handling requiring additional steps in the production process. Primary cut leaves a large ID...
ChallengeConverted OD grinders with custom tooling and soft grinding wheels all of which wear at a high rate. Setup and changeover time is significant and requires extensive mechanical adjustments. Parts, in most cases, must be taped for handling requiring additional steps in the production process. Primary cut leaves a large ID...
ChallengeConverted OD grinders with custom tooling and soft grinding wheels all of which wear at a high rate. Setup and changeover time is significant and requires extensive mechanical adjustments. Parts, in most cases, must be taped for handling requiring additional steps in the production process. Primary cut leaves a large ID...
The Somex Automation High-Pressure Hydrostatic Burst Tester is a standalone unit using the hydrostatic principle, capable of generating test pressures in excess of 70 bar and burst testing a wide range of products. Versions with air or other pressure media instead of water can be provided.  Key Features Versions...
The Somex Automation Hot-Flo Heat Box is a benchtop Catheter Hot Air Nozzle System. The Heat Box features a digital readout of airflow, a ready lamp for temperature and airflow, and options for Enhanced Control & Monitoring of process parameters. It is available in two configurations: Compact and Umbilical. Ke...
The Tridex MCS-12 Single Axis Burr Free Electrochemical (ECG) Cutoff Machine features completely burr-free cutting, virtually eliminating the need for deburring or other corrective secondary operations and reducing scrap. Almost all metals can be cut burr-free with ECG making it an attractive option for cutting medical, aeros...
The Tridex CS1-EA Hybrid Burr-Free Electrochemical (ECG) & Precision Abrasive Cutoff Machine combines the best of the CS1-A Precision Abrasive and CS1-E Electrochemical Cutoff machines into one robust and compact design. The hybrid design provides flexibility depending on the part being cut. Metal tubes and...