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Controlled Air System tests medical devices at body temperature.

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April 17, 2012 - Incorporated as standard item on single column electromechanical frames, BioBox allows for full travel tests of sutures, catheter tubing, and latex gloves. System is ergonomically designed with dual door panel and high-level air ducts for consistent air flow and uniform temperature distribution during testing. BioBox is suited for testing devices or materials that elongate beyond testing space allowed by heated bath or that cannot be submerged in liquid.

INSTRON

900 Liberty Street, Grove City, PA, 16127, USA

Original Press Release

Testing Medical Devices & Biomaterials at Body Temperature

Press release date: April 10, 2012

Instron, a leading provider of testing equipment solutions designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, announces the new BioBox - a controlled air environment ideally designed for testing of large or long medical devices at body temperature. The BioxBox is a more practical environmental solution for devices or materials that elongate beyond the testing space allowed by a heated bath or that cannot be submerged in a liquid.

Incorporated as a standard item on single column electromechanical frames, the BioBox allows for full travel tests of sutures, catheter tubings, latex gloves, and more. It permits use of standard grips, fixtures and other accessories without the need for high-corrosion resistant materials normally associated with submersible solutions.

The BioBox is ergonomically designed with a unique dual door panel and high-level air ducts for consistent air flow and uniform temperature distribution during testing. Although the frame is situated inside the bîõ, the operational panel and emergency stop button are relocated outside of the bîõ.

About Instron®
Instron is a leading provider of testing equipment for the material and structural testing markets. A global company providing single-source convenience, Instron manufactures and services products used to test the mechanical properties and performances of various materials, components and structures in a wide array of environments.

Instron systems evaluate materials ranging from the most fragile filament to advanced high-strength alloys, providing customers with comprehensive solutions for all their research, quality and service-life testing requirements. Additionally, Instron offers a broad range of service capabilities, including assistance with laboratory management, calibration expertise and customer training.

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