The extremely small size of the part, critical to affixing a clip to a defective heart valve, resulted in manufacturing difficulties, and unacceptable inconsistencies in holding the required part tolerances.
Center Diameter size - .0191/.0190
8 Ra surface finish
.001" max inside corner radii
Resolution: a manufacturing process was created that yielded 95% success rate. Project was able to move forward into clinical trials and is currently seeking FDA approval.
About M&S Centerless Grinding. www.msgrinding.com
In business for over 50 years, M&S Centerless Grinding provides precision centerless and cylindrical grinding solutions to hundreds of companies around the world. We work closely with our customers to solve the manufacturing challenges presented by today’s extraordinary rate of technological change.
We have gained competitive advantage in processing the demanding parts integral to new designs of the Aerospace, Defense, High-Tech and Medical industries by continually investing in leading technologies related to machinery, inspection and abrasives.
While we are a progressive, rapidly growing company, we are committed to keeping a "small shop" personal feel. You will get a person on the phone, a prompt response to your e-mail, and an answer to your question when you contact us. Whether you are around the corner, or on another continent, we are here to serve you!
258 East County Line Rd
Hatboro, PA 19040