Innovative Capabilities in Norwalk: Precision Medical Machining And Endoscope Expertise

By Amy Jeary

The Nissha Medical Technologies facility in Norwalk, Ohio has been providing precision medical machining services to medical OEMs for over six decades. Prior to becoming part of NMT in 2020, the Norwalk facility has maintained a long-standing reputation for excellence in machining and assembly, particularly in the areas of lens polishing, lens grinding, and complex lens train assembly.

Precision Machining Expertise: Excellence with Every Component

The Norwalk facility boasts a wide array of precision machining capabilities, each designed to meet the exacting standards of the medical industry.

    • Swiss Style CNC Lathes: Excel in turning and milling intricate parts with exceptional precision.
    • 5 Axis Machining Centers: Unparalleled versatility, creating complex geometries with ease.
    • CNC Milling: High precision milling for intricate part production.
    • Surface Finishing: Ensuring every component meets the highest quality standards.
    • Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM): Machining complex shapes in conductive materials.
    • Laser Marking, Welding, and Cutting: Utilizing laser technology for precise marking, welding, and cutting.
    • Metal Stamping and Forming: Expertise in metalworking for a wide range of applications.
    • Tube Drawing, Bending, and Forming: Crafting intricate tubing for various instruments.
    • Lens Grinding and Polishing: Specialized service for optical components with superior clarity.
    • Lens Train Assembly for Rigid and Semi-Rigid Endoscopes: Meticulous assembly of lens trains, crucial for endoscope functionality.
    • Component Integration: Bringing all elements together seamlessly to deliver a complete solution.

Advanced Metrology Solutions: Precision and Accuracy

NMT’s advanced metrology solutions play a pivotal role in maintaining the highest standards of precision and accuracy. These solutions not only reduce human error but also expedite time to market, ensuring the production of safe, reliable, and high-quality medical devices. Automation programs further save time and costs, making NMT a leader in precision medical machining.

Endoscope Capabilities:  Elevating Medical Device Design and Manufacturing

NMT’s vertically integrated comprehensive endoscope capabilities encompass every aspect of product development, from design to scalable manufacturing.

    • Handle Integration: Expertise in injection molding, over-molding, and tooling and fixture fabrication to create ergonomic and functional handles.
    • Cable & Fine Wiring Assembly: Offering potting, soldering, and wire termination services for intricate electrical components.
    • Electrical Connector Integration: Custom over-molding and strain relief design to ensure electrical integrity.
    • Tube Design & Fabrication: Precision laser cutting, marking, expanding, and forming components.
    • CMOS Design and Integration: Providing catheter tip sized high-resolution imaging solutions and cost-effective options.
    • Electrical & Device Performance Testing: Rigorous testing, including Hi Pot, continuity testing, and leak testing to guarantee device reliability.
    • Optics Design and Integration: Expertise in camera development (including chip on tip), ISP and Light Box Integration, anti-reflective coating, and lens polishing & grinding.

NMT’s holistic approach to endoscope innovation covers every aspect of product development, from the initial design and prototyping to scalable manufacturing. Their commitment to precision and excellence is reflected in their dedication to delivering cutting-edge solutions for the medical industry.

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