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Medical: precision extrusion that saves lives

The global medical market will continue to grow significantly in size and investments. With our unique precision extrusion technology, we are able to produce high-quality products for the medical market.

In the thriving global medical sector, improved healthcare accessibility and innovative treatment options drive growth. Mifa plays a crucial role in advancing medical treatments, enhancing patient care, and fostering the development of advanced medical equipment through unique precision extrusion technology. Our exceptional performance enables customers to enhance their prominent position in their medical sectors, focusing on total cost of ownership, innovation, sustainability, and unparalleled quality. We unlock an entirely new universe of creative ideas and intelligent solutions for designers and engineers. Together, we seek the optimal balance between functionality and manufacturability in your design.

Aluminum and magnesium applications for the medical market

Mifa’s precision extrusion technology enables the integration of multiple functions into one comprehensive smart profile shape, with unparalleled high accuracy. This significantly increases the efficiency and effectiveness of your design, providing unique solutions for various applications:

  • Medical imaging for diagnostics and therapy;
  • Smart (portable) devices for (tele-)monitoring of patients;
  • Radiological therapy;
  • Laboratory analysis and measuring equipment;
  • Medical equipment for ventilation & anesthesia;
  • Patient positioning systems and treatment tables;
  • Infusion pumps for medicinal therapy, blood transfusion, and parenteral nutrition;
  • Orthopedics and physiotherapy;
  • Packaging machines for the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Medical instruments (endoscopes).

Your benefits with Mifa Precision Extrusion Technology

Our strengths Our promise Your gain
Precision tolerances
  • Tolerances from ± 0.02 mm
  • Straightness
  • Torsion 3 times better than EN12020-2 standard
  • Direct in extrusion profile
  • Avoiding/reducing costly machining (post-processing) steps
  • Fitting sizes h10 or H10 directly in the extrusion profile
Co-engineering
  • Partnership through early involvement in the design phase
  • Optimal design: achieving the best balance between manufacturability and functionality
  • Engagement and knowledge exchange
  • Better product at the lowest total cost
  • Avoidance of “errors” on drawings leading to higher production costs
Quality
  • ISO9001
  • AS9001/D
  • ISO14001 (Surface treatment)
  • Guaranteed top quality
  • First time right
  • Professional audits
Complex profile shapes
  • Multiple core technology
  • Asymmetric profile shapes
  • Variations in wall thickness possible
  • Extreme ratios of tongue width to depth (> 1:4)
  • Optimal integration of multiple functions
  • Reduction of required components and/or production steps
  • Increased efficiency and performance (cooling and heating)
  • Weight savings (hollow sections)

 

Sustainability: top of mind

Aluminium has a long lifespan and remains 95% recyclable after use. It requires minimal maintenance, but at Mifa, we go a step further. We continuously consider energy consumption, waste management, vitality, safety, and the health of our employees. Specifically, Mifa has achieved the following:

  • Mifa saves 78% emissions with in-house production compared to others.
  • With full in-house production, Mifa saves a significant amount of CO2 on a common ecological culprit: transportation.
  • Mifa’s thin-walled profiles result in a material saving of 33%.

Sustainability is a crucial theme in developing new products. We understand that there may be questions about the CO2 emissions associated with the production of aluminum profiles at Mifa. Alongside our partners and engineers, we have developed a specialized tool for life cycle analysis (LCA). This tool calculates emissions and demonstrates the positive impact of co-engineering on reducing the CO2 footprint. Contact us for more information.

More about sustainability

Medical precision profile for new product B|Braun

Mifa’s precision extrusion is unique. With dimensional tolerances starting from +/- 0.02 mm, we are 10 times more accurate than the standard EN12020-2 norm prescribes for aluminium extrusion. This precision opens up unprecedented possibilities. For over 45 years, our customers have chosen Mifa for precision.

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