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Finding the Right Medical Component Contract Manufacturer

Contract manufacturing requires a second party to produce a sub component or, even an entire device, for an OEM. Examples include a cable harness used for EMG monitoring or a sensor used in sleep studies. In each of these instances the OEM develops the system and the contract...continue

Cable Terminology: Greek to Me

One of our challenges when working with potential customers is terminology. Its not as simple as to-mae-to and to-mah-to but more along the lines of touchproof and being the same concept as safety connector....continue

Advantages of Using Custom Connectors

Electronic devices are getting smaller and smaller, and engineers are beginning to face challenges with accepting standard off the shelf connectors to meet their needs. If your design can not afford to be compromised then customization is the solution...continue

Volume Two of Our Invivo Preclinical Questions Answered Series

It is possible to dissolve dental cement with acetone, although it may damage materials used to make cannulas and electrodes. While PlasticsOne does not condone reusing components after the initial surgery, we do understand that some researchers choose to do so. Any ...continue

Bringing Your Ideas to Life

Every great product begins with an idea. Some easier to accomplish than others. At PlasticsOne we strive to do what other say canít be done, producing cable assemblies, custom molded parts, and working models for custom inventions that you wonít find anywhere ...continue

From One to Millions of Units Per Year

PlasticsOne offers a flexible manufacturing environment that can grow and react with your product line. For smaller product lines we utilize Batch mode production and as the line grows, or as demand changes, we use multiple cells ...continue

Single Osmotic Pump Infusion Cannulas: Custom Fitted to Your Specifications

We understand the importance of quality and accuracy in your research and that time is often a high priority in a critical study. For that reason, we manufacture parts to meet your requirements with quick turnaround time. There are no additional costs...continue

2015 VT KnowledgeWorks Student Business Concept Competitions

Roanoke, VA - To promote innovation, engineering, design and technology, PlasticsOne. is thrilled to announce funding of sponsorship awards at the 2015 VT KnowledgeWorks Student Business Concept Competitions. The Global Challenge Semifinals in April allows Virginia Tech student teams to compete for prizes, where the grand prize winner will advance to the August finals and compete on a world stage in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA...continue

Electrophysiology: Where to Begin

If youíre wondering what to order for an Electrophysiology study we can help. First, how many channels are you planning on working with? Our standards are: two, three or six. If you need any additional channels we offer custom options. ...continue

3D Printing: Quickly Bringing Your Prototypes to Life

In the past, prototyping parts were typically outsourced, expensive and a time consuming service to offer. Luckily, technology and 3D printing have revolutionized the prototyping process. Not only is it relatively quick to get a part printed, the material is also fairly inexpensive. Previously it would take days to machine a part or prototype, and many man hours. ...continue