The Lumenarium: The official blog of Lumetrics, Inc.

Online Tubing Thickness Measurement

Posted February 15, 2016 by Kristin

Lumetrics is the leader in online tubing thickness measurement systems for the ophthalmic, glass, and medical device market.  Our engineering team has developed a new fixture that eliminates the problems of line sensitivity that give all online systems trouble.  The new fixturing provides for easy loading and accommodates line changeovers to different size tubing. Water is the enemy of all hydrophilic tubing production, and the OptiGauge provides the crucial inner diameter, outter diameter, and wall thickness readings that customers require.

filed under: Catheter Measurement, medical device inspection, Non-Contact Measurement, Non contact thickness measurement, OptiGauge, OptiGauge II, Thickness Measurement, tubing measurement

Measurement of Bioresorbable Stents

Posted December 15, 2015 by Kristin

Metal stents have been available since 1988.  Through the 1990’s, stents went through numerous iterations, incorporating different metals and coatings.  As the medical products industry moved through the 2000’s, the use of bioresorbable stents became the newest innovation.  And, it is a tremendous innovation.

filed under: innovation, Lumetrics, medical device inspection, non-contact, Non contact thickness measurement, non-destructive, Optical Interferometry, OptiGauge, Thickness Measurement

New OptiGauge product introduced: OptiGauge II

Posted July 27, 2015 by Kristin

The OptiGauge II is an ideal non-contact thickness measurement system for companies looking to move away from traditional contact measurement systems. It is non-destructive and objective, leaving no margin for operator error. It offers customers extraordinary flexibility in a measurement system. This user-friendly system delivers reliability and sub-micron accuracy so vital to today’s most advanced industries. OptiGauge II can be particularly useful in in Quality, R&D labs, and production floors because it can improve yields, reduce costs, increase quality, and meet compliance requirements.  View the press release on our new product announcement!

filed under: Lumetrics, medical device inspection, New Products, Non contact thickness measurement, Optical Interferometry, OptiGauge, OptiGauge II

Medical Design Briefs Features Lumetrics Article: Non-Contact, Light-based Measurements for Medical Balloons and Catheters

Posted December 11, 2014 by Kristin

One of the most prevalent measurement devices in a medical balloon or catheter manufacturing facility is the micrometer gauge. It is simple and inexpensive. But, this measurement technique is subject to a high degree of operator variability. Another limitation is that it measures total thickness only, and not the actual individual wall thickness. Furthermore, a micrometer compresses the measured part, and must, by design, come into contact with the material. The micrometer does not provide engineers with the precise and detailed information they need to develop and improve production processes. What other issues are there? Read More

filed under: catheter inspection, Engineering, medical balloons, medical design, medical device inspection, Non contact thickness measurement

Tested Samples: Medical Balloon Thickness Measurement

Posted May 06, 2014 by Kristin

filed under: medical balloon inspection, Medical Balloon Measurement, medical device inspection, Non contact thickness measurement, Optical Interferometry, Thickness Measurement

Tested Samples: Critical Adhesive Thickness Measurement

Posted May 06, 2014 by Kristin

filed under: adhesive thickness measurement, medical device inspection, multi layer films, Non contact thickness measurement, Optical Interferometry, Thickness Measurement

Thickness Measurement Files: 7 Things We Can Measure

Posted March 19, 2014 by Kristin

1) Absorbable Stents - Read a great article on how a New Standard Focuses on Testing of Absorbable Stents 

filed under: Catheter Measurement, cell phone, Dimensional Measurement, medical device inspection, NIST Traceable, Non-Contact Measurement, Non contact thickness measurement, Optical Interferometry, Thickness Measurement

Lumetrics Expands on National Science Foundation Research to Develop Revolutionary Tissue-measurement System

Posted February 14, 2014 by Kristin

Rochester, New York (PRWEB) February 05, 2014

filed under: medical device inspection, Non contact thickness measurement, Optical Interferometry, Thickness Measurement, tissue measurement

Lumetrics®, Inc. Research selected for presentation at 2013 OptiFab Conference

Posted December 05, 2013 by Kristin

Rochester, NY‐ November 4, 2013‐ The leading manufacturer of non‐contact measurement
solutions, Lumetrics®, Inc. was selected to present at the
prominent 2013 OptiFab conference and exhibition. Michael Marcus, Lumetrics Principal Scientist and former
Kodak inventor, presented his work on using non‐contact
thickness and distance measurements for quick and precise
measurements of refractive indices of polymers and glass
in air and liquid.  Read More

filed under: contact lens inspection, contact lenses, Dimensional Measurement, Engineering, intraocular lenses, medical device inspection, Opthalmics, optical interferometry, Optical Measurement, optifab 2013, quality control, refractive index, refractive index measurement, Thickness Measurement

MD&M West 2014

Posted December 05, 2013 by Kristin

Lumetrics, Inc. will be exhibiting at the MD&M West 2014 trade show and exhibition on February 11th-13th at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.  Their booth (#2043) is located in the quality section of the show.

filed under: Canon Trade Shows, Engineering, laser beam profiling, Lumetrics, Lumetrics Inc., MD&M West 2014, medical device inspection, medical device measurement, Non-Contact Measurement, Non contact thickness measurement, Opthalmics, optical interferometry, QA/QC, Thickness Measurement, wavefront, WaveFront Sciences

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