Life Sciences Market

Resonetics is focused exclusively on the life sciences market. Below are some of the medical device and diagnostics applications we enable.

 

WE ARE PROUD TO SERVE A WIDE RANGE OF IMPORTANT CLINICAL SPECIALTIES

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CARDIOVASCULAR

Resonetics laser micro manufacturing capabilities help in the fabrication of many types of cardiovascular devices

BIORESORBABLE SCAFFOLDS
Laser cut thin-wall polymer stents with strict protocol for material handling and storage

BALLOONS
Surface ablation for improved adhesion; outer diameter wall reduction to improve device access; blind wells for drug elution, cut profiles embolic protection devices; hole drilling for embolic protection filters and drug elution

DELIVERY SYSTEMS
Spiral cut metal tubing for flexibility;  texturing for improved balloon adhesion; tipping for easier insertion, micro hole drilling for drug delivery and wire routing; welding pull ring assemblies for steerable catheters

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY CATHETERS
Ablate coatings to expose electrodes; cut wires to length

3-D MARKER BAND FABRICATION

items related to cardiovascular
items related to diabetes

DIABETES

We offer laser ablating, cutting, and drilling to assist in the fabrication of sensors used in the monitoring of diabetes and the delivery of insulin

CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE MONITORING
Ablate coatings to expose electrodes for sensor reaction; sharpen needles to minimize patient discomfort, cut precise window opening to access sensor; singulate sensors from flexible circuits; cutting sensors to length

INSULIN DELIVERY CANNULA
Drill side port holes in infusion cannula to improve delivery

DRUG DELIVERY

Resonetics laser micro manufacturing capabilities help in the fabrication of several novel types of drug delivery devices.

CATHETERS DELIVERY SYSTEMS
Micro hole drilling for precise delivery

NOZZLES
Micro hole arrays; customized hole profiles such as trumpet-shaped holes to improve directionality and velocity of drug

IMPLANTS FOR LOCALIZED DELIVERY

CANNULA AND FILM MICRO HOLE DRILLING

items related to drug delivery
items related to in-vitro

Advanced Diagnostics

The trend towards low-cost, glass, and polymer-based disposables for molecular diagnostics and point-of-care testing requires products to screen and collect cells, as well as miniature electrical circuits to detect and amplify signals. Highly precise laser micro manufacturing is a leading fabrication method to meet the feature sizes and tolerances at the cellular level.

LAB-ON-A-CHIP
Ablate blind wells for miniature bioreactors; blind-etch micro channels, singulate from a substrate; drill via holes, micro hole array filters for rare cell and pathogen detection

BIOSENSORS
Selectively ablate coatings to expose electrodes for sensor reactions; cut sensors to length; singulate from substrate; drill holes for optical sensors

BIOCHIPS
Ablate coatings to remove for DNA probe attachment; singulate from substrate; drill micro holes for cell counting, flow cytometry and ion channel detection

SEQUENCERS
Cut flow cell channel; drill micro array for PCR emulsion; cut polymer or glass interposers

Minimally Invasive Surgery

At Resonetics, our PRIME™ Laser Cut Tubing service aligns well with the MIS market needs. The team provides development to high volume production specifically for cutting metal components and welding assemblies within the MIS space.

Example applications include:

SPORTS MEDICINE / ARTHROSCOPY / LAPROSCOPY
Laser cut components like standard shafts and flexible shafts, cut and welded instrument components, cut and assembled jaw components, and cut needles

various tubular items
items related to neurovascular

Neurovascular

Our core competencies in processing and handling micro components are a good match for interventional neurology and neuromodulation applications.

EMBOLIZATION COILS AND FLOW DIVERTERS
Cut and weld nitinol and stainless steel wires; spiral cut hypotubes; Ablate wire coatings to facilitate device detachment

REVASCULARIZATION DEVICES AND SCAFFOLDS
Drill microhole arrays for embolic protection devices, ablate and drill flow access holes. Cut nitinol scaffold

MECHANICAL THROMBECTOMY: STENT RETRIEVER AND INTRA-CRANIAL STENTS
Cut nitinol stents, especially next generation narrow strut widths, ablate metal spheres and cut metal marker bands

CATHETERS AND GUIDEWIRES
Cut, drill and weld micro-catheters, guide catheters and guide wires, includes spiral cut hypotubes and marking. Ablate polymer catheter components, drill holes for drug delivery and wire routing, weld components for system assembly

NEUROSTIMULATION ELECTRODES
Laser weld coils to ring electrodes; weld electrodes to flexible circuits; surface texture of electrodes

PERCUTANEOUS AND PADDLE LEADS
Ablate multi-lumen catheter to expose lumens for electrodes; strip wire coatings to join electrodes to generator

Ophthalmology

Laser micromachining is essential for miniaturizing implant components with absolute precision to treat glaucoma, cataracts, uveitis, ear, nose, and throat.

DRUG DELIVERY
Drill micro holes for aerosolized drug delivery; laser cut and welded metal components for micro surgical instruments

IMPLANTS
Cut precision, thin wall stents.
Improve permeability with micro hole arrays

items related to opthalmic
items related to vascular

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR

Peripheral arterial disease benefits from many products made using lasers

STENTS
Precise laser cutting using state-of-art femtosecond laser technology

BALLOONS
Ablate a surface texture for improved adhesion; wall thinning to reduce outer dimensions; blind wells and drilled holes for drug elution, drill holes for drug elution; drilled holes for embolic protection devices

CATHETERS
Drill holes for drug delivery; cut metal liners for flexibility; ablate polymers or braid to accommodate various requirements; ablate texture for improved adhesion; weld sub-assemblies for complex delivery systems

3-D MICRO COMPONENT FABRICATION
Ablating spheres and inner/ outer surfaces of marker bands

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