MeKo Contract Manufacturing

Service you can rely on.

meko laserschneidenWith about 25 years of experience as a supplier of components (e.g. stents) for medical devices, MeKo is the ideal partner for medical device companies.

MeKo offers a wide range of services - from selecting the most suitable material to cleanroom packaging:

CAD / CAM

  • Import of your design:
    .dwg, .dxf, .step, .iges
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

Material / Tube Selection

  • Material of highest quality:
    316L (316LVM), L605, Phynox, MP35N,
  • VASCULOY®: Ni-free alloy
  • NiTi
  • Resorbable materials: Mg, RESOLOY®, PLLA, ...
  • More than 2,000 different tube lots on stock

Precise Laser Cutting

  • High-end laser systems
  • Precision, burr free laser cutting
  • Tolerances less than ± 5 µm (± 0.0002“)

Laser Welding

  • Spot welding and seam welding
  • Helium tight
  • In-process quality control

Electropolishing

  • Special equipment developed in-house
  • Exceptional smooth stent surfaces
  • Round edges
  • Improved corrosion resistance

Heat Treatment / Annealing

  • Extremely fine grain sizes achievable
  • For CoCr: LowElast process for tight control of mechanical properties
  • For NiTi: Shape setting and Af temperature setting, DSC and BFR measuring

Quality Inspection

  • 100 % visual inspection of all implants
  • More than 60 special high-end microscopes - visual and automatic

Innovations

  • New materials
  • New surfaces
  • Better material properties

Inspection and Measurements

  • High resolution microscopes
  • Automated measuring systems
  • Confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM)
  • Tensile testing
  • Radial strength testing of stents
  • Cross section and grain analysis
  • Surface roughness
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
  • Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS)
  • Bend and Free Recovery (BFR)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
  • Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS)
  • Potentiodynamic tests
  • Degradation tests of bioresorbable materials
  • ...