Medical Device Seminar

TA Instruments offers a comprehensive suite of analytical tools used for materials characterization. This free one day seminar will focus on characterization of materials and biomaterials used in both medical device applications and medical device testing. Join us as we explore;

  • Thermal and degradation stability of materials
  • Phase transitions and the impact on mechanical properties
  • Influence of material structure on viscosity and processability, e.g. hydrogels, polylactic acid-thermoplastic, sylicones-thermosets
  • Fatigue and standardized testing of medical devices used in cardiovascular, orthopedic and dental applications
  • Stimulation, characterization, and tissue growth solutions for engineered tissues and biomaterials

Agenda

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8:30am – 9am: Registration

Thermal Analysis

9:00am – 10:15am: Thermal analysis and stability of biomaterials

10:15am – 10:30am: Break

Rheology

10:30am – 12:00pm: Using rheology to characterize flow and viscoelastic properties of hydrogels, adhesives and biopolymers

12:00am -1:00pm: Lunch

Mechanical Testing (Electroforce)

1:00pm – 2:15pm: Mechanical testing of medical devices

2:15pm – 2:30pm – break

2:30pm – 3:15pm: Mechanical testing of engineered tissues and biomaterials

General Q&A Session

3:15pm – 4:00pm – Q&A with TA Instruments Applications Engineers

June 13th location:

Holiday Inn Orange County Airport
2726 South Grand Ave
Santa Ana, CA  92705
714-481-6300
Time: 9am – 4pm
Cost: Free

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June 15th location: 

2960 N. Shoreline Blvd
Mountain View, CA  94043
650-962-1014
Time: 9am – 4pm
Cost: Free

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