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Holograms against product piracy

Dear Sir or Madam,

Did you know that the damage caused by counterfeit products is estimated at up to 660 billion euros worldwide? Manufacturers from various sectors are affected by this. If medical devices or their components are counterfeited, they are particularly harmful to patients. But how can an original product be distinguished from a plagiarism? In our current interview interview you can read how photonicfab makes components forgery-proof with dazzling laser markings.

Have a nice week,

Elena Blume
Editorial team



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Cardiac pacemakers: Adhesive bonding and potting bind components together


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They offer flexibility and ample resistance at the same time: Adhesive bonding and potting technologies can be used with a wide variety of materials and for a number of purposes to inseparably bond, seal or protect components. This is how a cardiac pacemaker can get its header for example. Yet there are even more applications when it comes to medical technology.
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Product piracy: Unique laser markings protect components talks about...

Image: Rainbow-colored markings on a piece of metal; Copyright: photonicfab
Safety is a top priority in medical technology. Not only does this apply to finished medical devices, it also pertains to individual components: Counterfeit parts jeopardize the proper functioning of a device and consequently the patient. In the future, suppliers could use color laser markings to protect components from forgery.
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Product piracy: Unique laser markings protect components
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