TouchMark Develops New Printing Process Using Conductive Inks
HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TouchMark a division of Delphon Industries and industry leader in Medical Device Pad Printing, announced today the development of a printing process for medical applications using conductive inks. Conductive ink is ideal for applications including medical electrodes, static elimination, EMI/RFI shielding and membrane switches.
TouchMark offers a number of electrically conductive silver and carbon filled inks for the Medical Device Manufacturing industry. “We work with our customers to determine the requirements of their specific application in terms of temperature, flexibility, and conductivity and develop a customized process for their project,” says Raymund Abiera, TouchMark Sales Manager. TouchMark’s specialized conductive inks offer sheet resistivity as low as 0.0l ohms/square per mil (0.00l”) of thickness and as high as 1meg(million) ohms/square/mil. The Company’s expertise includes printing on even the most difficult surfaces including FEP and Nitinol.
TouchMark, originally founded in 1992, was purchased by Delphon Industries in 2006. For more than 15 years the company has worked closely with leading electronics and medical customers to provide solutions to their pad printing challenges. TouchMark has developed an expertise with difficult substrates, inks and unique shapes. In addition to pad printing, the company has expanded its offerings over the years to include material procurement and preparation, incoming inspection, Cleanroom assembly, as well as post production services. The company is constantly growing its service menu to meet the changing needs of medical device and consumer electronic manufactures.