New beginnings & the acceleration of digitalization

Over the last few months everyone’s been talking about Covid-19 and what potential changes it will bring to our industry. With so many unknowns and uncertainties, it’s a good time to pause and reflect.

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17-7 Stainless Steel Tubing: A Great Alternative

Recently, I came across 17-7 SS as an alternate solution, and was surprised by some of the material properties that allowed us to optimize the product design. Compared to 304 SS, 17-7 has a higher tensile strength, improved machinability, weldability and magnetic permeability.

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New Seller: Lumenous expands lasercut hypotube offering

Lumenous has joined the Chamfr community, bringing its lasercut hypotubes to our marketplace. This addition expands our lasercut hypotube offering and marks the first time that their components are available in-stock and available to ship in 24 hours.

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New Seller: Forécreu brings cannulated bars to Chamfr.com

We’re pumped to announce that Forécreu has joined Chamfr. Not only are we bringing you another seller but a new product – cannulated bars. The addition of Forécreu’s cannulated bars helps us further serve those of you in the surgical and orthopedic spaces.

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Polyimide: Versatile Material

Polyimide film coat technology has opened so many doors for medical device design engineers. With super thin-walls, chemical and heat resistance properties, and the ability to blend and layer with standard thermoplastic and fluoropolymer materials, it’s very versatile.

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Where do you go to place a custom order for components?

Where do you go for custom components? Most of us leverage one of the many medical device directories to find a company that might have the right capabilities, we ask around, or we already have a preferred partner and pick up the phone and call them.

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