Alberox Offers Cleanroom Environment for Implantable Feedthrough Manufacturing

ISO13485 certified producer of ceramic-to-metal assemblies

Morgan Technical Ceramics, Alberox (MTC Alberox), an ISO13485 certified leader in the manufacture of ceramic-to-metal assemblies, has expanded its production cleanroom for implantable feedthroughs. The clean room environment provides an additional level of reliability and assures feedthroughs will not be exposed to contamination which could be detrimental to their performance.

MTC Alberox manufactures a variety of implantable feedthroughs for medical implant applications, including cardiac rhythm management, neuromodulation, and cochlear and middle ear hearing devices. Designed to provide superior reliability and durability, these feedthroughs are custom-designed and feature advanced ceramic-to-metal seal assembly technology.

"It is critical to produce these medical implant components in as pristine an environment as possible," said John Antalek, Medical Products Business Unit Manager. "MTC Alberox is proud to manufacture our custom feedthroughs in a 5,500-square-foot cleanroom space that significantly lowers the possibility of contamination and allows our engineers and technical staff to focus their energies on superior product design."

A leading manufacturer of ceramic-to-metal seals, MTC Alberox specializes in solving difficult application problems, usually involving extremes of temperature, pressure, operating environment or complicated geometries. The company services the medical, electronics, aerospace and power generation markets.

For further information, please contact:

Katie DePorter, Tel: 617-367-0100 ext. 121


Lorraine Henry, Tel: +44 (0)1299 872217


About Morgan Technical Ceramics

Morgan Technical Ceramics manufactures components and sub-assemblies using an extensive range of materials, including structural and piezoelectric ceramics, dielectrics, braze alloys, and specialist coatings. It works with manufacturers' design and R&D teams at local, national and international level on projects from concept and feasibility studies through prototype development to full production. The business employs some 2,500 people and has 23 manufacturing sites worldwide across Europe, the US, Mexico, China and Australia.

Morgan Technical Ceramics is a business within the Morgan Ceramics Division of The Morgan Crucible Company plc, one of the world's leading advanced materials companies. The company specializes in the design, manufacture and marketing of ceramic and carbon products which are used in a wide range of applications, from transport and telecommunications to fire protection and medical instruments. Morgan Crucible is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the engineering sector.

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