Industrial Design Consultancy Ltd. used a wide variety of DuPont polymers in its drug-delivery system: DuPont Delrin acetal homopolymer resin for the clutch tube and locking sleeve; DuPont Zytel nylon resin for the drive shaft, inner housing, thumb pad, and piston rod cap; and DuPont Crastin polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) for the printable dose dial and rigid clip parts. (Source: DuPont Performance Polymers)
I appreciate the healthcare-specific testing performed on the separate product lines. Good design control is an absolute must during the development of medical devices and this type of specific testing helps designers quickly and accurately document compliance to FDA regulations.
A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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