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Application examples from medical technology

Medical technology applications  

igus® offers a huge modular kit from the sectors of energy supply / cable routing and cable protection, highly flexible cables, as well as lubrication and maintenance-free plain bearing solutions for all types of movement. Whether antimagnetic for use in MRT systems or extremely compact and exceptionally durable in prostheses.
 
igus® products in the area of medical technology

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Excellent polymers, improved through precise additions of reinforcing materials, tested thousands of times and proven in millions of applications - This is what iglidur® stands for.
At this point, we would like to introduce you to some successful applications with iglidur® polymer bearings and to further lubrication-free and maintenance-free igus® products in the area of medical technology, while pointing out the numerous advantages of products made of high-performance polymers.

Diagnostic imaging (CT/MRI/X-ray)

Couch adjustments, circular movements, aperture systems.

Diagnostic imaging (CT/MRI/X-ray)    

Laboratory automation

Sampler, specimen transport and pipetting devices or safety closures of centrifuges.

Laboratory automation    

Disposables

Disposables with sterilization processes.

Disposables    

Dental technology and treatment units

X-ray and CAD/CAM systems, treatment chairs and storage and equipment racks.

Dental technology and treatment units    

Intensive care systems

Syringe pumps or ventilators.

Intensive care systems    

Optical systems

Optical systems such as tabletop and surgical microscopes

Optical systems    

Ophthalmology

Slit lamps and workplace systems.

Ophthalmology    

Surgical facilities

Tables, table luminaires, plug-in devices, monitor supports and medical tools.

Surgical facilities    

Sterile product processing

Autoclaves or gas sterilization.

Sterile product processing    

Sterile product packaging

Sterile product packaging and handling in the cleanroom.

Sterile product packaging    

Nursing and hospital beds

Adjustment mechanics and safety devices.

Nursing and hospital beds    

Rehabilitation systems

Bathing and patient lifts, wheelchair lifts, movement trainers.

Rehabilitation systems    

Wheelchairs

Scissor-lift mechanisms, adjustable supports, chassis components.

Wheelchairs    

Prostheses & orthoses

For 95% less wear.

Prostheses & orthoses    
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