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Capabilities

Design & Development

At Argon Medical, our team uses a multi-phase design process to deliver the best products possible to our customers. This approach helps structure the flow of product development and ensures maximum collaboration at every step. Throughout the process we communicate frequently with our customers, provide consistent and timely production schedules, and thoroughly document each development process.

We develop manufacturing processes that ensure effectiveness all the way through to product launch to ensure products are robust, safe, effective, and within budget.  

  • Concept refinement
  • Iterative loop testing and prototyping
  • Design confirmation
  • Design freeze/testing and documentation
  • Characterization testing
  • Engineering analyses (DOE, tolerance analyses, FEA, etc.)
  • Review of historical data
  • Animal and/or cadaver studies
  • Design confirmation testing
  • Product performance testing
  • Biocompatibility testing
  • Accelerated aging shelf-life testing
  • Real-time shelf-life testing
  • Packaging verification testing
  • FEA
  • Reliability testing
  • Limit testing
  • Limited conditioning (humidity, temperature, etc.)
  • Bubble emission package testing
  • Tray/pouch seal testing
  • Sterilization validation
  • Full package conditioning/ship testing/aging
  • Surface analysis

Manufacturing 

Argon Medical is the perfect match for companies seeking co-development partnerships for components and finished devices. We provide integrated development and assembly manufacturing that supplements and accelerates our customers’ ability to quickly deliver quality products to market while protecting and enhancing their IP.

Our extensive line of manufacturing services include:

Injection Molding

  • Materials: PVC, HDPE, LLDPE, Polypropylene, Pebax, Nylon, Pellethane
  • Low- to high-volume thermoplastic injection molding, micro molding, insert and vertical insert molding over a wide range of materials
  • Two-shot thermoplastic injection molding
  • Top-of-the-line presses from 28 to 300 ton

Extrusion

  • Single Lumen & Multi Lumen
  • Profiles
  • Coextrusion
  • Braided Tubing

  • Trimming
  • Punching
  • Pad Printing
  • Sterilization
    • E-Beam
    • Eo Sterilization

Argon is an expert in a variety of metal processes such as:

  • Grinding
  • Welding
  • Swaging
  • Machining
    • Tube & Wire
    • Notch Grinding
  • Electro Chemical Cutting (ELC)
  • Electro - Polishing
  • Marking
    • Chemical Etching
    • Laser Marking
  • Guidewire Processing
    • Grinding
    • Forming
    • Coiling

Custom Hydrophilic Coatings

Our proprietary coating platform and process knowledge can be applied and customized to virtually any unique device design.

  • SLIP-COAT™ Hydrophilic Coating
    • Customizable lubricity and flexibility
  • Contract Coating Services
  • Spray Coating
  • Dip Coating
  • Chemical Mixing

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Custom Labeling & Packaging

Packaging

We have a variety of custom and standard packaging options available:

  • Form-fill-seal
  • Vacuum forming Blister Trays
  • Peel Pouching
  • Private Label & Custom packaging
  • Sterilization

Quality & Regulatory

Argon Medical has established documented and implemented a quality management system that is surveilled annually for continued effectiveness in accordance with ISO 13485:2016 and MDSAP.

  • Design Control and Documentation
  • Formal Corrective Action and Preventative Action Plans (CAPA)
  • Design History File Management
  • Process Capability Measurements and Validations
  • Global registration capability, including FDA 510k and CE Mark