An increase in fastener demand to support the medical equipment manufacturing sector during the Covid-19 pandemic

For over 25 years, TR Fastenings has been working with leading healthcare organisations and their subcontractors as a total solution provider of fasteners and cat c products. With technical expertise, real time inventory availability, a wide range of fasteners and an intricate global supply chain already in place, TR has been able to accelerate time to market to support the medical technology industry during this critical time.

Medical devices are playing a crucial role in the fight against Covid-19 and fasteners play an important role in the assembly, functionality and structural integrity of these devices. The critical products requiring fasteners and components are respiratory support and monitoring equipment such as ventilators; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and diagnostic tests.
The main products TR supplies are sheet metal fasteners, high grade stainless steel fastenings, plastic and rubber products plus specially manufactured parts to be used in a range of medical equipment. This includes ventilators, medical beds & furniture, ultrasound machines, medical imaging equipment, defibrillators, incubators, medical computer stands, volumetric pumps & infusion devices, vacuum extractors and many other vital pieces of medical equipment.

New medical hardware products introduced

TR has introduced two new products to its range – the L-bow Handle and a Face Visor Kit:
The L-bow Handle can be retrofitted to an existing compatible door handle and allows the door to be opened “hands free” with your forearm, reducing the risk of direct contact with viruses and bacteria on the door handle. The door opener is made from plastic with stainless steel components and works on various door types with both horizontal and vertical handles from 19mm up to 22mm diameter. Available from stock in black and to order on any other RAL colour (minimum 1000 pcs).

The Face Visor Kit contains two Polypropylene clips and a 330mm elastic strap which is quick and easy to fit. A secure, lockable and adjustable method of attaching a strap to a face visor. The kit can be manufactured in various colours. Simple finger pressure closure and release mechanism. The standard 19mm elastic strap can also be provided in a 15mm width, and 1mm increments up to 19mm.

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