Seamless solutions for implantable medical device components

Hudson Technologies is a leading U.S. manufacturer of precision engineered metal components for implantable medical devices used in the active stimulation and surgical treatment of disease.

With more than 40 years of implantable medical device stamping experience, Hudson Technologies works with many of the industry’s leading medical device manufacturers.

Products

  • Deep drawn and shallow drawn metal components and stampings

Applications

  • Housing and casing components for cardio, neuro, cochlear and other
  • Implantable medical devices
  • Shields and half-shells
  • Battery cases
  • Capacitor components
  • Stamped and machined lids, covers and headers

Materials

  • Titanium (Grade 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 23)
  • Stainless steel (various alloys)

Features

  • Coining
  • Embossing
  • Integrated weld band
  • Holes
  • Lance
  • Offset
  • Secondary CNC machining
  • Slots

Design for Manufacturability and Reliability

  • Design collaboration and assistance from concept to production
  • FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)
  • FEA (Finite Element Analysis)
  • Center of Excellence for Manufacturing Engineering
  • Program management; Lean; Six Sigma
  • R&D and prototype services
  • 3D printed pieces in plastic or metal
  • Supply Chain Management / Quantities
  • From prototype / first article to high volume production
  • Raw material and stocking programs
  • Custom packaging
  • Trade Compliance
  • REACH and RoHS compliant

Quality

  • ISO 13485:2003 compliant
  • Advanced quality planning and inspection
  • OGP Smart Scopes – touch, laser and optical measuring capabilities
  • Material and process traceability

Tooling

  • Tooling design in-house
  • Production tooling built in-house by a multi-shift staff of highly-skilled tool makers

Equipment

  • Core capabilities include more than 130 presses (1 to 500 tons) including hydraulic, mechanical and Servo press with CNC lower cushion
  • In-house heat treatment with vacuum and hydrogen annealing capabilities to reduce lead time and control quality

Environmental

Titanium alloys

  • Grade 1: Unalloyed titanium
  • Grade 2: Unalloyed titanium
  • Grade 4: Unalloyed titanium
  • Grade 5: Titanium alloy (6% aluminum, 4% vanadium)
  • Grade 7: Unalloyed titanium plus 0.12 to 0.25% palladium
  • Grade 9: Titanium alloy (3% aluminum, 2.5% vanadium)
  • Grade 11: Unalloyed titanium plus 0.12 to 0.25% palladium
  • Grade 23: Titanium alloy (6% aluminum, 4% vanadium with extra low interstitial elements, ELI)