HAYWARD, CA APRIL 19, 2010 - TouchMark a division of Delphon Industries and industry leader in Medical Device Pad Printing, announced today the development of a printing process for medical applications using radiopaque inks. Radiopaque ink is ideal for printing visible tags used with X-Ray, MRI or other imaging equipment.
The medical industry uses radiopaque inks to mark devices that they want to track or locate during a medical procedure. The ink is easily seen on film or using a fluoroscope. TouchMark’s specialized process provides permanent ink adhesion on virtually any surface or substrate without flaking or chipping. TouchMark’s expertise includes printing on difficult surfaces such as FEP and Nitinol.
Background: TouchMark, originally founded in 1992, was purchased by Delphon Industries in 2006. For more than 15 years the company has worked closely with leading electronics and medical customers to provide solutions to their pad printing challenges. TouchMark has developed an expertise with difficult substrates, inks and unique shapes. In addition to pad printing, the company has expanded its offerings over the years to include material procurement and preparation, incoming inspection, Cleanroom assembly, as well as post production services. The company is constantly growing its service menu to meet the changing needs of medical device and consumer electronic manufactures.