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Medical
Case Study 1


Precision Dippings has worked in partnership with another UK manufacturer and international healthcare company to supply rubber components for bowel irrigation systems.

Made from polychloroprene (neoprene) latex and designed for high volume production, we worked to the following rapid product development process to produce rubber balloons, similar in type to catheter balloons:

  • Detailed drawing received from medical device manufacturer
  • Aluminium moulds designed and sourced to produce required product
  • Prototype products produced for initial customer testing
  • Identification and trials of various neoprene compounds, to identify the most suitable material
  • Further samples produced for clinical trials
  • Progression to Production to Levels
  • Detailed product specification was agreed
  • Manufacturing process was designed and documented
  • Procedures designed to ensure traceability of the product
  • Quality Audit was carried out by customer
  • Early phase production commenced
  • Progression to production levels of 10,000 units per week
  • Product subject to in-process and final inspection
  • Product packaged and dispatched with Certificate of Conformity
  • Customer conducts Goods In sampling inspection to agreed AQL Level
  • Customer Service / Communication
  • Partnership approach throughout development of product.
  • Regular meetings and communication during weekly production