The Director of Product Design at a manufacturer of Class 1 medical devices was experiencing seal failure which could derail Phase 4 approvals.
We were tasked with supporting their root cause failure analysis and recommending a new design
Our review showed the need for tighter tolerancing on ID and Cross Section, combined with a friction modified material. Our unique solution solved the problem and scaled quickly from prototype to production volumes.
The customer met their production ramp and took the new product to market in time with a successful launch.
Ongoing predictable seal performance is assured regardless of influences inside and outside the supply chain by deploying Darcoid’s Seal Performance Creep controls
A well-known known manufacturer of diesel filters in the heavy-duty truck market was launching a new program. The failure of seal prototypes put a potential three month delay into the project. As a result, our customer risked losing the entire project to their competition while sustaining a major hit to their brand.
Life Sciences & Medical Devices
EPDM Ethylene propylene
Press in place / Diamond seal
You need to get your best product designed, validated, specified, ramped and released. We’ve got your back, from concept through zero defect supply programs. It starts with understanding what you need the seal to do. We’re ready to get started.