Rapid Prototyping

Reliable and Rapid Prototyping to Accelerate
Time-to-Market

With over 35 years of experience bringing medical device designs to mass production, our team is equipped to handle products at any stage of development. Our engineers collaborate closely with your design team to create custom prototypes that are not only functional, but also optimized for efficient manufacturing, cost-effectiveness, and reduced time-to-market. Count on our expertise to bring your catheter from concept to reality and get to market faster.

Delivering Fast, Reliable and Scalable Prototype Solutions

Speed and performance are of utmost importance when it comes to developing and producing your device prototypes. We strive to shorten development times and turn around functional prototypes as quickly as possible to get to market faster. Our skilled engineering team and in-house rapid prototyping capabilities support us with this endeavor.

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Full Design, Development & Prototyping Solutions

Concept
Development
Design &
Development
Verification &
Validation
Design
Transfers
Mass
Productions
Continuation
Engineering

Rapid Prototyping Capabilities

We consider the most appropriate designs, materials and processes to ensure our prototypes are functional, cost-effective and geared up for mass production.

Quality & Regulatory
  • ISO 13485 compliant
  • cGMP compliant (US FDA)
Sourcing & Materials
  • Global material sourcing
  • Component manufacturing
  • Electromagnetic (EM) modeling
  • Supply localization
Development & Pre-production
  • NPD & NPI, prototyping & testing
  • DFM & VAVE
Manufacturing
  • Extrusion, braiding, laminating
  • Precision laser drilling
  • Fine wire coil (prototyping & mass production)
  • Surface coating, laser marking, pad printing
  • Glass fiber polishing and twisting, resin bonding
  • UV glue bonding and more
  • Complex micro-assembly

Full Design, Development & Prototyping Solutions

Concept
Development
Design &
Development
Verification &
Validation
Design
Transfers
Mass
Productions
Continuation
Engineering

Rapid Prototyping Capabilities

We consider the most appropriate designs, materials and processes to ensure our prototypes are functional, cost-effective and geared up for mass production.

Quality & Regulatory
  • ISO 13485 compliant
  • cGMP compliant (US FDA)
Sourcing & Materials
  • Global material sourcing
  • Component manufacturing
  • Electromagnetic (EM) modeling
  • Supply localization
Development & Pre-production
  • NPD & NPI, prototyping & testing
  • DFM & VAVE
Manufacturing
  • Extrusion, braiding, laminating
  • Precision laser drilling
  • Fine wire coil (prototyping & mass production)
  • Surface coating, laser marking, pad printing
  • Glass fiber polishing and twisting, resin bonding
  • UV glue bonding and more
  • Complex micro-assembly

Solving Important Prototyping Challenges

Partnering with an experienced manufacturer for DFM and prototyping can prevent production, manufacturing, and cost issues. We prioritize design for manufacturability principles to ensure suitability, identifying and mitigating potential risks. Our strategies yield successful production outcomes.

  • Efficient use of specialized materials and time
  • Optimized time to mass production ramp
  • Reduced R&D costs and improved time-to-market
  • Improved performance and quality
  • Scalability for mass production
  • Reduced product risk and cost profile
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Intellectual Property

At Quasar, we understand how important it is for businesses to ensure the safety of their intellectual property. We have strict processes and policies in place to ensure that all confidential information remains secure.

We are interested in learning more about your medical device concept and would like to demonstrate how our contract manufacturing services can assist established OEMs customers in developing it for the market.

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Prototyping Product Solutions

We collaborate with medical device customers to manufacture complex minimally invasive devices with imaging and integrated sensors for critical therapies.

Ablation catheters
Diagnostic catheters
Delivery & retrieval catheters
Guide catheters
Interventional catheters
Mapping catheters
Microcatheters
Navigated catheters
PTA & PTCA balloon catheters
Braided & laminated shafts
Custom extruded thermoplastic components
Electromechanical microsensors
5 & 6 DOF navigational sensors

Markets & Therapies

Electrophysiology
Cardiovascular & Peripheral Vascular
Neurology & Neurovascular
Structural Heart
Bariatric Surgery
Drug Delivery
Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
Endovascular Therapies
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy
Interventional Radiology
Ophthalmology
Oncology
Pulmonary

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the benefits of rapid prototyping for medical device development?

Rapid prototyping offers numerous advantages, including accelerated time-to-market, reduced R&D costs, and improved product quality. By swiftly iterating through designs and testing functional prototypes, our collaborative approach ensures that your medical device concept is optimized for manufacturing efficiency and performance. Our in-house capabilities enable us to deliver fast, reliable, and scalable solutions, empowering you to efficiently bring innovative products to market.

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How does Quasar address significant prototyping challenges in medical device development?

Partnering with an experienced manufacturer like Quasar mitigates potential production, manufacturing, and cost issues. We prioritize design for manufacturability (DFM) principles to ensure your product is suitable for mass production. By efficiently utilizing specialized materials and time, we optimize the time-to-mass production ramp, reduce product risk, and improve the overall cost profile. Our strategies yield successful production outcomes, enhancing scalability for mass production and ensuring superior performance and quality.

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What expertise does Quasar offer in materials sourcing and component manufacturing for medical device prototypes?
Quasar provides comprehensive sourcing and materials expertise, including global material sourcing, component manufacturing, and electromagnetic (EM) modeling. Our engineers select the most appropriate designs, materials, and processes to ensure that prototypes are functional, cost-effective, and ready for mass production. With a focus on quality and regulatory compliance (ISO 13485, cGMP), we facilitate efficient supply localization while maintaining the highest quality and safety standards.
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How does Quasar safeguard intellectual property during the prototyping and manufacturing process?
At Quasar, we understand the critical importance of safeguarding intellectual property (IP). Our stringent processes and policies ensure the confidentiality and security of all proprietary information throughout the prototyping and manufacturing phases. By adhering to strict protocols and maintaining transparent communication, we provide our customers with peace of mind, allowing them to focus on innovation and market success.
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What distinguishes Quasar's approach to prototyping in the medical device industry?
Quasar stands out for its comprehensive approach to prototyping, which encompasses rapid iteration and functional testing, and its deep understanding of regulatory compliance and manufacturing readiness. Our engineers combine technical expertise with a commitment to quality and regulatory standards (ISO 13485, cGMP) to deliver functional prototypes optimized for efficient manufacturing and regulatory approval. This holistic approach ensures a seamless transition from concept to market-ready product.
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Can Quasar assist in navigating regulatory requirements for medical device prototypes?
Absolutely. Quasar's extensive experience in the medical device industry includes a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance standards. Our prototypes are developed with regulatory considerations in mind, ensuring alignment with applicable regulations such as those set forth by the US FDA and ISO 13485. We provide guidance and support throughout the regulatory approval process, helping to navigate complex requirements and facilitating your medical device's timely and successful commercialization.

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