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Thermoforming Advances Medical Design

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Greg M. Jung
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Advantages of Thermoforming
Greg M. Jung   6/28/2014 11:12:52 PM
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Thermoforming has some distinct advantages in the Medical Design market space.  Products that are low to medium in volume or require customized secondary cutting are good candidates for the thermoforming process.  Thermoforming is also an excellent choice to start a product launch for a first production run becuase tooling costs are relatively low and the leadtimes are relatively short.

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   6/27/2014 11:15:11 AM
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Thanks for the report, especially on the large-scale thermoformed parts for MRI equipment. I've often wondered how those could be made for such huge machines.



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