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CASE STUDIES

Medical Case Studies

Body Metric
A medical device company was experiencing routine breakage of its extremely small gauge (42 awg) conductors within a lung biopsy mapping device.

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Pain Management
An industry-leading manufacturer of patient drug infusion pumps wants a custom-designed switch with challenging requirements. See how we were able to meet them.

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Custom
Capture of electroencephalography (EEG) data concurrently with functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI). See how our carbon-fiber twisted pairs with robust, mirco-terminations were able to meet their needs.

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Hearing Aid/ Audio
An industry-leading manufacturer of hearing aid devices needs a complete re-design of integrated hearing tubes to devise a standard line of individualized acoustic tubes that will fit every human ear.

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Disposable-Reusable
An Electro-Cardiogram (ECG) OEM needed an adult-length, pre-wired electrode to meet Medicare requirements and ease of application as well as patient comfort.

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Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
An industry-leading manufacturer of Automated Electronic Defibrillators wants an electrical interconnect between its power unit and the patient pads. See how we were able to meet their challenge.

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Electro-Surgical
A medical device company wants a more robust, re-usable interconnect solution between its surgical generator and the device it powers. See how our highly flexible, over-molded design provided the right solution for this client.

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Defense Case Studies

Intercommunications Systems
The U.S. Air Force wants a quick turnaround re-design for a cabling system on the presidential aircraft's intercommunications system. See how we did it.

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Custom
The Program Executive Office (PEO) Air Warrior wanted a radical re-design of its cables for the Air Warrior system's in-flight kneeboard for aircrew and Minnesota Defense was up to the challenge.

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Soldier Systems
The Program Executive Office (PEO) Future Force Warrior wanted the next generation Soldier vest system to have a more reliable and Soldier-friendly electrical interconnect system, a total systems solution. See how we did it.

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Vehicle
The U.S. Military wants M-ATV combat vehicles in theater ASAP. The production line is held up for an urgent need for a total cable re-design to a critical communication system...in just 3 weeks. See how we did it.

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Industrial Case Studies

Temperature Probe
A major medical OEM was looking for a supplier that could help reduce the unit cost for temperature monitoring probe assemblies - and improve the product's life along the way. See how our Thermo-plastic replaced silicone for cost and longevity.

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Communications (Public Safety Systems)
An industry-leading manufacturer of fire and military helmet systems needs an integrated communications coil cord for a high heat, rugged environment. See how we did it.

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Ruggedized Coil Cords
The coil cord for a scissor-lift needed to withstand tough environmental conditions - from extreme heat, to extreme cold - and heavy usage in an industrial environment. See how MN Wire did it.

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