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Pulse Precision Machining
Pulse Precision Machining
Pulse Precision Machining
classification:
Part
Application:

·    Cardiac

·    Vascular

·    Orthopedic, Spinal and Extremity

·    Neurostimulation

·    Special device markets, including cochlear and ophthalmic implants


Product introduction Model specification Parameter

Precision Machining

Specialized in CNC micro-machining and assembly, scratch-free surface finishes, electrode coatings,customer alloy development. Pulse Technologies directs all of its efforts to the implantable medical device market, focusing on these sectors:

Application

·       Cardiac

·       Vascular

·       Orthopedic, Spinal and Extremity

·       Neurostimulation

·       Special device markets, including cochlear and ophthalmic implants

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Material

·       Precious Metals: Platinum, iridium, tantalum, gold, silver, palladium

·       Metals: Titanium, stainless steel, MP35N, CoCr, plus exotics

·       Plastics: PEEK, HDPE, Udel, Radel, UHMWPE, Delrin, Polycarbonate

A wide range of contract manufacturing capabilities 

    ·       Swiss Screw Machining·       Wire coiling
    ·       Milling·       Precision Finishing and Marking
    ·       Scratch-free Surface Finish·       Titanium Anodizing  
    ·       Custom Alloy Development ·       Electrical Discharge machining
    ·       Pulse Advanced Coating Technology(PACT)     ·       Metallurgy and Metrology Laboratory  
    ·       Laser Machining   ·       PVD Coating
    ·       Laser Welding·       Nano Texturing
    ·       Laser Texturing

·       Heat Treating, Grinding & Irradiation


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Swiss Screw Machining

·       Up to 11 axis micromachining

·       Multi-spindle machine for high volume production

·       Thread whirling capability

·       Contour milling

·       Outside diameters as small as .012”(0.305mm)

·       Small hole diameters to .006”(0.152mm)

·       Thin wall machining to .0015”(0.038mm)

Milling

·       Small intricate part and feature machining on 3-5 axis machines

·       High capacity multi-pallet mill and mill/turn machines up to 7 axis

·       Tolerance and positions to .0002”(0.005mm)

Scratch-free Surface Finish

·       Automated, non-contact surface finishing for metallic parts

·       High capacity multi-pallet mill and mill/turn machines up to 7 axis

·       Tolerance and positions to .0002”(0.005mm)

·       Applications: Hemolytic pumps/ tubes, anti-clotting surfaces

Advanced Alloys  Ti

·       Titanium based alloy for implants

·       30-40% stronger than Grade 23 (Grade 5 ELI, Ti6Al4V)

·       Does not contain irritants such as Al and V

·       Applications: Orthopedic screw and plates, critical medical device implants

Advanced Alloys  PA-16

·       Radiopaque alloy for use in medical implants

·       No precious metal/ stable-price solution to Pt alloys

·       Applications: Medical electrodes, radiopaque marking

Pulse Advanced Coating Technology(PACT)

·       A specialized coating for stimulation and sensing electrodes

·       Electrode size can be reduced by 50%

·       Applications: Tissue Stimulation (cardiac pacing, neurostimulation etc.), biorhythm Sensing

Laser Machining

·       4 axis machining

·       Ability to cut tube as well as sheet stock with reduced slag and re-case

·       0.001" (0.025mm) spot laser creates extremely precise holes and notches as thin as one-third of a human hair

·       Accuracy of +/-.00004”(0.001mm)

·       Extremely clean final product with negligible slag

Laser Welding

·       Weld spot as small as .004”(0.100mm)

·       Weld seams as small as .002”(0.050mm)

·       Micro-welding of fine wire down to .002”(0.050mm) diameter

·       Similar and dissimilar welding applications

·       Can weld most metals-precious metals,SS,titanium

·       Ability to control weld overlap

Titanium Anodizing

·       State-of-the-art in-line automated color titanium anodizer for precise color control

·       Part masking capabilities


Laser Texturing

·       Controlled surface roughness for improved bonding strength

·       Applications: Metal part to polymer cannula assembly, PEEK to polymer assembly

Electrical Discharge machining

·       Wire and Ram capabilities: .002-.012”(0.0500-.305mm)wire diameters

·       Holes to .004”(0.102mm)

Wire coiling

·       Wire forming and coiling for small diameter wire

·       Ability to make coils with variations in pitch and diameter (within coil)

·       Automated precision grinding of coil tip

·       Applications: Active fixation electrodes, Medical spring

Precision Finishing and Marking

·       Laser marking

·       Micro--blasting

·       Deburring

·       Tumbling

·       Electro-polishing

·       Passivation

Metallurgy and Metrology Laboratory

·       Contact and optical coordinate measuring machine

·       Scanning electron microscope

·       Laser micrometers

Nano Texturing

·       Ultrafast high energy surface modification

·       Nano structures are created that increase the surface area similar to TiN

·       No coating eliminates the need for adhesion validation and testing

·       Base material is transformed to form structure  no loss of mechanical properties

·       Applications: Active fixation electrodes (helices), Proximal rings, Distal tips


  • 0.001" (0.025mm) spot laser creates extremely precise holes and notches as thin as one-third of a human hair

  • Ability to cut sheet stock as well as tube

  • Extremely clean final product with negligible slag