SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon leading brands MD+DI, MPMN, Qmed, Plastics Today, Packaging Digest, PMPN, and Design News are excited to continue their "MedTech Trends in 2013" Webcast Series. The second in the series, sponsored by Pall, will focus specifically on Navigating & Understanding in Sealing and Handling of Microporous Materials in Medical Device Manufacturing and will offer an in-depth analysis and discussion from experts in the industry.
Sealing microporous materials onto plastic medical components successfully and consistently requires thoughtful consideration of multiple factors. These include mechanical, environmental, and design factors, as well as intrinsic properties of the filtration material and intended application of the finished device. This webcast examines some of the most successful and commonly used practices in welding, bonding and sealing of plastic medical filtration devices. You will gain a better understanding of the basic characteristics of widely used microporous materials and learn how to navigate through the selection process. This is a unique opportunity to benefit from Pall's vast expertise in the handling and selection of microporous materials to enhance the quality, performance and reliability of medical filtration devices.
This webcast will feature presentations by Jacques Hestres, Product Manager - Medical OEM Microporous Materials, Pall Life Sciences, and Kurt Heinkele, Senior R&D Engineer, Pall Life Sciences. The webcast concludes with a live Q&A session moderated by Brian Buntz, Associate Editor of MD+DI, UBM Canon's leading brand providing the medical device industry with the latest news, information, and in-depth analysis."Sealing microporous materials onto plastic medical parts can be tricky. This free webcast will address that challenge by covering the finer points of welding, bonding, and sealing plastic medical filtration devices," said Buntz This installment of the series will take place on Wednesday, November 28 th at 1:30 p.m. ET ( 12:30 p.m. CT, 10:30 a.m. PT). The event will be archived for one year on the website. Register only once, and have access to each webcast for all of 2013. For more information or to register for the event, please click here. The "MedTech Trends in 2013" Webcast Series will explore trends and cutting-edge enabling technologies potentially affecting industry professionals' upcoming projects and next-generation devices. The series will include topic based channels including: regulatory, wireless, software, filtration, materials and coatings, implantables, orthopedics, cardio, packaging, and combination products. Resources and educational materials will also be available for download and users only need to create a login once to sign in and revisit on-demand webcasts and resources anytime they choose. The series will begin on November 15, 2012, and will continue throughout 2013. About UBM Canon UBM Canon, the leading B-to-B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets. SOURCE UBM Canon