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Medical Device Seminar

TA Instruments offers a comprehensive suite of analytical tools used for materials characterization. This free one day seminar will focus on characterization of materials and biomaterials used in both medical device applications and medical device testing. Join us as we explore;


  • Thermal and degradation stability of materials
  • Phase transitions and the impact on mechanical properties
  • Influence of material structure on viscosity and processability
  • Fatigue and standardized testing of medical devices used in cardiovascular, orthopedic and dental applications
  • Stimulation, characterization, and tissue growth solutions for engineered tissues and biomaterials



8:30am – 9am: Registration

Thermal Analysis

9:00am – 10:15am: Thermal analysis and stability of biomaterials

10:15am – 10:30am: Break


10:30am – 12:00pm: Using rheology to characterize flow and viscoelastic properties of hydrogels, adhesives and biopolymers

12:00am -1:00pm: Lunch

Mechanical Testing (Electroforce)

1:00pm – 2:15pm: Mechanical testing of medical devices

2:15pm – 2:30pm – break

2:30pm – 3:15pm: Mechanical testing of engineered tissues and biomaterials

General Q&A Session

3:15pm – 4:00pm – Q&A with TA Instruments Applications Engineers

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June 13th location:

Holiday Inn Orange County Airport

2726 South Grand Ave
Santa Ana, CA  92705

Time: 9am – 4pm

Cost: Free


June 15th location:

2960 N. Shoreline Blvd

Mountain View, CA  94043


Time: 9am – 4pm

Cost: Free




Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 23:30