The August 29 2018 online edition of MPO (Medical Product Outsourcing) magazine features How to Choose Fasteners for Your Medical Device by StarFish Medical Mechanical Engineer, Nigel Syrotuck. Subtitled “How designers can get the most out of their fasteners to create an affordable, repeatable, and safe medical device”, the article is an in-depth overview full of tips to help designers get the most out of their fasteners and create an affordable, repeatable, and safe medical device.
Syrotuck discusses the advantages and disadvantages of designing with fasteners, then notes: “Understanding how a fastener actually works will enable the most effective design to be reached in the fewest number of iterations.”
Previous MPO articles written by Syrotuck include: 7 Considerations for Designing Medical Device Mechanisms and Graphene: Manufacturing Methods and Medical Potential.
Nigel Syrotuck is a StarFish Medical Mechanical Engineer and frequent contributor to the StarFish blog and guest blogger for medical device media including MD+DI, Medical Product Outsourcing, and Medtech Intelligence. He injects humour and imagination into projects big and small and blogs on everything in-between.