Lowell regularly contributes to and is sought out for inclusion in industry articles about medical device manufacturing. Find the latest news and information below.
Pre-production meetings are critical part of the manufacturing process at Lowell, Inc. Read this article on Smarter Engineering by Thomas Van Wilpe, a Manufacturing Engineer here at on how to conduct these time-saving meetings.
Metrology matching is a process that aligns two separate inspection systems—typically your system and a supplier’s—to ensure consistent results. The article written by Lowell…
Multitasking machinery is helping manufacturers increase productivity. Production Machining highlights Lowell’s investment in multitasking machinery to increase throughput in this article.
Precision and laser machining are essential to manufacturing complex medical devices. In this ODT article, Lowell shares its perspective on how DFM, GD&T and custom tooling improve processes and outcomes for customers.
Medical device manufacturing is entering a new age as changes arrive to technologies, materials and processes. In this ODT article, Lowell shares its perspective on the shifts that are influencing the implant market.
Greg Berrevoets, a New Product Development Engineer at Lowell, wrote this article entitled “Using CAD/CAM to Communicate Design Intent” to show how the precision language of GD&T is used to streamline the communication process between OEM and their contact manufacturing partners.
Greg Berrevoets, a New Product Development Engineer at Lowell, wrote this article entitled “Tolerance Stackups in Complex Medical Device Assemblies” shows that the cost associated with performing a proper stackup is much more attractive than the cost associated with revisions and missed product launches.
Jim Stertz, Quality/Technology Director at Lowell, co-wrote this piece on Material Identification and Control using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF).
Jim Stertz, Quality/Technology Director at Lowell, wrote this piece on automating the PMM/CMM using a Motoman robot and configuring the entire system in-house.
This article, entitled “Achieve Higher Mechanical Precision with Profile Tolerancing” appeared in Quality Magazine. Dr. Hetland of the International Institute of GD&T and Dan Goldman of Honeywell in the most comprehensive article yet, address profile tolerancing and its advantages over linear tolerancing. Solid models and test data provided by Lowell.