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Improving the Function & Durability of Materials through Coatings and Surface Treatment

Jay Jayashankar (Materials & Process Development Engineer, Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.)

Location: 210C

Date: Thursday, February 7

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

Track: MD&M West: Technical Solutions

Vault Recording: TBD

There are many types of metallic, ceramic and polymeric coatings and surface treatment technologies available in today’s marketplace. A key materials requirement to successful and safe productization and treatment efficacy is that they must be biocompatible, which is often achieved using different surface treatments or the addition of coatings.

Topics covered include:
  • Applications for various healthcare disciplines
  • Characterization and evaluation strategies for biocompatibility
  • The relationships to coating-related device recalls