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.
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.