Medical and Pharmaceutical Springs from Lee Spring
The manufacture of pharmaceutical and medical products demands precision, perfect finish, durability, reliability, standardization and customization. It is hard to imagine a field where there is such a consistent need for unfaltering performance day in and day out. Fortunately, Lee Spring can meet the critical requirements of the medical industry on a daily basis.
Production of springs for this elite industry sector involves detailed consideration of characteristics such as material specs, spring operation, and location within the equipment, (e.g. exposure to biological materials). The majority of demands for the medical industry fall into these three main areas:
- Springs for pharmaceutical delivery systems: syringes, check valves, pill dispensers, pill counters, fluid control, intravenous valve controls, pharmacy automation, automated drug management, liquid and dry powder inhalation devices.
- Springs for medical devices: surgical tools and instruments, staple guns, orthopaedic tools, suction lines, catheter valves, peristaltic pumps, anaesthetic infusion, sterilization valves, fluid control valves and sterilization equipment.
- Springs for related devices: shunt valves, wheelchairs, medical instrumentation, diagnostic devices, centrifuges, testing, monitors and inductors, booms, lifts, accessories and air flow management systems.
Lee Spring conveniently features a large variety of stock springs that are ready to ship worldwide. This includes unique items such as type 316 Stainless Steel Lite Pressure™ Compression Springs, silver-coated beryllium copper springs; as well as wave springs, compression springs, extension springs, torsion springs, constant force springs, Belleville washers and more. All stock items are RoHS and REACH compliant. Lee Spring also offers extensive custom capabilities.
Materials often used in this demanding sector include Stainless Steel 316 and 17-7; Elgiloy™; Inconel 600, 718 and x750; Phosphor Bronze; Beryllium Copper; Hastelloy®, and Plastic Composites.