Vibratory & Centrifugal Deburring
Medical devices made of metallic materials are often subjected to deburring to remove the slightest imperfection. Norwood Medical employs both vibratory deburring and high-speed centrifugal deburring as finishing methods for our customers’ parts. With the ability to debur, clean and brighten the entire surface of a component, these manufacturing processes are ideal for finishing intricate medical devices.
Vibratory deburring is a batch-type operation whereby specially shaped pellets of media and the components are placed into a vibratory tumbler. This process is designed to finish a large quantity of devices at the same time to provide a beautiful finish to the manufactured parts.
High-speed centrifugal deburring
Another process suited for finishing small parts and components is centrifugal deburring. In a centrifugal barrel machine, several cylindrical containers are mounted to a rotating base. The base rotates in one direction and the barrels rotate in the opposite direction, generating enough force to deburr parts quickly and gently enough for critical small medical components.
Dedication to Quality
Norwood assures customer satisfaction and product safety through a robust and proven Quality System. We recognize that there is no place for implants, instruments or procedures that don’t meet the very highest quality standards
- 21 CFR 820 FDA Quality System Regulation (QSR) compliant and ISO 13485:2003/ISO 9001:2008 certified
- Deploying ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Staff
- Utilizing ISO 14971:2007 risk management system for medical devices
Minimally Invasive Surgical
Norwood Medical partners with the industry’s leading medical device suppliers to aid in the progress of minimally invasive surgery. From wound closure to general surgery, we help our customers create devices that are secure and effective for a variety of procedural needs:
- Surgical Cutting and Stapling Components
- Clip Applier Components
- Harmonic Device Components
- Linear Cutter Components
- Cannula Components