TriboFilm Research is a technology development company specialising in medical device lubricants. With funding assistance from the US National Institutes of Health SBIR grants, TriboFilm has developed two alternative coatings to silicone oil: TriboGlide-DS® & TriboLink-Si®.
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Articles by TriboFilm Research
The development of fully automated, closed-loop glucose monitoring and insulin delivery systems can closely mimic a real pancreas. However, since the patient is not directly involved in administering the dose, these devices depend on one key factor - dosing accuracy. Jackson Thornton and Vinay Sakhrani examine how lubricant selection in the insulin cartridge, typically an afterthought, can make the delivery device more accurate.