Case Studies

Da/Pro Team Solves Critical Molding Parameters for Medical Devices
Our customer contacted Da/Pro during the R&D phase of this project. Their engineers were designing a part that would be used in a IV system. It was critical that the seal not fail. This was a part that was very difficult to mold.
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Da/Pro Plastic Engineers Assist in Design to Eliminate Secondary Processes in a Medical Device
A leader in the development of innovative products designed to help patients better manage their diabetes, requested a quote for a device that monitors blood glucose levels. This company had worked with 2 different off-shore manufacturers that could not get this part right. The company had requested that the supplier come up with a solution to overmold the plastic with a Thermoplastic Elastomer that would aid in the comfort of the device yet also eliminate the secondary operation of appling a sealing gasket.
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Custom Rubber Molding Solutions Solve Problems that Off-The-Shelf Components Can't Touch
Customer was launching a new printer for printing labels for marking wires and fiber optics cables. The feed mechanism of the printer consisted of a clutch composed of an o-ring, a sintered cylindrical busing and a shaft. The o-ring is placed over the shaft on a grove and the shaft/o-ring assembly is inserted into the sintered cylinder. As the shaft turns the o-ring turns and because of the friction created by the o-ring against the cylinder wall it turns the cylinder which advances the label.
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Da/Pro Kills 6 Birds with 1 Stoneā€¦ Solving Multiple Component Versions for our Customer Which Resulted in Saving Time and Money!
Our customer came to us with a multiple version medical device.For the same surgical tool, there were 6 versions and each had to have an identifying mark. Building multiple tools was not a cost effective solution. The original specification called for this part to be pad printed or silk screened.
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Changing Suppliers for Critical Components Can be a Difficult Transition
Customer was losing their supplier. Their part was a critical part and they were looking for suppliers that offered the expertise and loyalty they required.
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Da/Pro Works With our Customers To Make Their Projects a Success
This was a plastic over-mold to a flex circuit. The customer was having difficulty finding a supplier for the flex circuit.
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