While the functionality of electronic medical equipment is of the utmost importance to manufacturers, it is also necessary to consider the experience of patients using the equipment. Noisy medical devices can have a negative impact on the patient's quality of life.
A manufacturer approached Polymer Technologies because their oxygen concentrator produced too much noise during operation. They expressed their need to reduce noise in existing models because developing a redesign of the product’s exterior wasn’t feasible.
We worked with them to devise the best solution to absorb sound waves and increase patient comfort by thinking forward with an innovative material solution.