No margin for error in blood analysis

Customer and task

success-story-no-margin-for-error-in-blood-analysisA leading medtech company must be able to count on Bossard. Devices for medical diagnostics require mechanical components that operate with the utmost precision.

Solution

The initial bolt procured through Bossard ensures ultra-precise centering of the needle for pipetting reagents from the various cartridges. Reagents are agents that can identify a substance in the blood. The bolt is used to configure the position of the draw-off needle before the analysis run.

The engineered product is part of a blood analyzer for clinical chemistry and immunology in labs. The machine is used to analyze just a few specimens or to perform several hundred tests per hour, depending on the model.

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Two of the many parts that Bossard procures for its client. To the left, the initial bolt. To the right, the part that secures the position of the motor on the analysis module. Due to high temperatures in the analysis module, these parts are made of high-precision steel.

Customer benefits

The customer has taken advantage of Bossard’s C-parts management service for several of its devices. Bossard coordinates about 120 suppliers of engineered products and saves the diagnostic solution provider the need to process 4,000 to 5,000 orders per year, including incoming goods inspections.

Because of its experience with C-parts management, Bossard has become this customer’s preferred partner. The customer indicated that choosing Bossard had been the best decision it could have made. It is already considering expanding its collaboration, says the managing buyer.

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