Materials Science Supports

Materials Science Supports

Creganna Medical invests significant resources to remain at the forefront of materials science advancements and research.

Creganna Medical operates a state of the art materials laboratory.

The laboratory is equipped with advanced characterization equipment and staffed by a team of experienced metallurgists, polymer and materials scientists.

Examples of research activities include the investigation, development and improvement of the fine-scale microstructure of technologically important materials. Through this work, the team develops innovative materials for advanced delivery device solutions.

Materials Science Laboratory Capability

In addition, the laboratory staff offers materials consultancy to both in-house engineers and Creganna Medical customers. A range of materials science services can be provided including:

  • Custom material solution
  • Structure or defect investigation
  • Tensile & compression testing
  • Column strength testing
  • Bend testing
  • Kink testing
  • Micro hardness testing
  • Track and 3 dimensional push testing

Technical resources include metallographic facilities, light optical microscopes, a scanning electron microscope suite, a range of mechanical testing instruments and advanced heat treatment capabilities.

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