Parts makers doctor their processes to meet medical needs

prosthetic arm


The seal for a proposed testing kit couldn’t handle the chemical reagent or mechanical stresses required for doing its job: diagnosing infectious disease.  

For the people at Minnesota Rubber & Plastics, who came up with a new seal geometry and material formulation, the project to produce a diagnostic kit is just one way COVID-19 has made its presence known. Like makers of plastic medical parts around the country, they’ve been busy. Read the rest of the PMMM article here...