CIBOR Engineering

ENGINEERING

CIBOR's Engineering team provides:
  • The ability to assess external and implantable medical devices based on ISO and ASTM standards in accordance with FDA requirements.
  • Experience in design, fabrication and testing of medical equipment.
  • Knowledge in the field of composite materials and their appropriate uses in the medical field.


 

CIBOR Engineering


Mechanical and Environmental Testing Design and Analysis Prototyping and Manufacturing Contact

MECHANICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING

  • Bose® 3220 axial/torsion electrodynamic load frame (50 lb axial, 4 ft·lb torsion)
  • MTS® axial/torsion Bionix® 810 servohydraulic load frame (5 kip axial, 160 ft·lb torsion)
  • Six individual MTS® 858 Mini Bionix® servohydraulic load frames (1.1 kip axial capacity with bio-environmental test chambers)
  • MTS® axial/torsion servohydraulic load frame (22 kip, 830 ft·lb)
  • LumaSense™ fiber optic temperature measurement system
  • • Fully automated Steris® steam sterilizer with multi-cycle capability

Capabilities

  • Material and device testing per ASTM standards
  • Fatigue and fracture testing of composites, metals and biomaterials
  • Standard and novel mechanical and biomechanical testing methods
  • Testing of medical devices, including external fixators, surgical instruments and orthopaedic implants
  • Animal and cadaver testing
  • High-rate mechanical testing
  • Environmental studies, including high-cycle repeated sterilization of surgical devices
  • Testing of devices in MRI and MRI-simulated environments

DESIGN AND ANALYSIS

Equipment

  • CATIA V5® design software
  • MIMICS® software for converting MRI and CT data to 3D models
  • Abaqus®, Marc®, LS-Dyna®, and HyperWorks® software

Capabilities

  • Ability to assess medical devices based on ISO and ASTM standards
  • Three-dimensional part design
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Three-dimensional scanning
  • Reverse engineering
  • Custom test fixture design

PROTOTYPING AND MANUFACTURING

Equipment

  • Stratasys® Fortus 400mc® rapid prototyping machine
  • Fully equipped machine shop, including HAAS® 5-axis CNC machine
  • • Composite layup facilities with FiberSIM® composites engineering software and GERBERcutter® equipment
  • Hydraulic press (24” x 24”, 1200°F, 100 tons)
  • Autoclaves

Capabilities

  • Composite prototype fabrication
  • Printing of rapid prototype parts (FDM®)
  • Machining of tooling, test fixtures and prototypes


CONTACT

Tom Aldag
Phone: (316) 978-5326

Email

Wichita State University National Institute for Aviation Research Via Christi Health
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