Thermal Systems for the Medical Industry

Birk supplies many types of heaters to leaders in the medical device industry. Our medical heating systems are designed to keep samples and devices within precise temperature specifications to help ensure system accuracy. Branches of the medical industry such as DNA research, patient care, biomedical research, pharmaceutical experiments, life sciences, etc. all rely extensively on our flexible heating systems.

Birk medical heaters are typically made of KaptonŽ polyimide film and are optimized for each application. We provide complete assemblies, using a process that is managed entirely in-house, in order to give our customers plug-in capabilities for a more complete part while also reducing the number of vendors the customer needs to manage. We provide mechanical attachments to machined parts and Gold/Nickel plating is available to resist corrosion or oxidation. Birk's engineers are a solution-base driven team comprised of highly dedicated professionals available to provide you with expert support and meet your application requirements. Our rich experience in the field of medical applications allows us to offer quick prototyping and fully customized solutions. In-house testing is available to verify compliance with medical industry standards.

Birk Heaters are Designed to: Replicate body (or higher) temperature for body fluid testing Merge heat and sensors into surgical tools Fit small surface areas with heat contact Maintaining tightly controlled temperature regulations of samples and devices

Blood Analyzers
- Birk makes custom polyimide film heaters for reagent testing. We build heaters to fit TeflonŽ and metal tubing and machined parts. We provide both standard and custom thin film sensors to fit the parameters of the user's control system.
Hemostasis Management
- Birk develops innovative polyimide film heaters to fit small surfaces areas with close heat contact around multiple openings. Sensors are specified to our customers' end need.
Small Catheter and Insertion Heater Assemblies
- Birk has heater design capability to less than 0.040" diameter and sensor capability down to 44g wire. Heaters can be housed in polyimide film tubing and are made of polyimide film or silicone. Low out-gassing heaters are available up to 72 inches in length
Surgical Tool Assembly
- We have designed unique heaters with flex heater/flex circuit integration providing power and signals to the same connection, manufactured to provide mechanical adhesion to the surgical tool in-house.
Incubation: Birk has developed custom solution to maintain tight temperature control required for incubation of various applications.

Birk specializes in "engineered solutions" not standard products you can get elsewhere. Our design team thrives on developing innovative solutions to complex problems. Our continuing implementation of Lean Processes allows us to deliver prototypes in days or weeks, where others quote months. Each thermal system is custom designed to meet the specific requirements of your project. Click here to Customize Solution

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Thermal Systems for Medical Industry

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