Gilero’s Mechanical Engineering Capabilities

At a high level, medical device engineering can be broken down into three main categories: electrical, mechanical, and software engineering. Mechanical engineering plays a large part in medical device design and development. Many of the most common types of medical devices are purely mechanical. Equipment such as vial adapters, scalpels, IV tubing, crutches, needles, and so many more have no electrical or software components.

What is Mechanical Engineering?

This is an engineering branch that combines engineering physics and mathematics principles with materials science to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems. Mechanical engineers analyze their work using the principles of motion, energy, and force to make sure that their designs function safely, efficiently, and reliably. Mechanical engineers design all types of products, from medical devices to automotive parts to consumer goods and more.

Gilero’s Mechanical Engineering Capabilities

Gilero has a broad range of in-house engineering talent, including mechanical engineers. Gilero engineers have a proven track record of success building everything from consumable medical devices to complex electromechanical drug delivery systems. Our expansive service offerings enable us to provide holistic engineering solutions for medical and drug delivery device design. A few of our capabilities include:

  • Mechanical design and testing of components, assemblies, and packaging
  • Plastics, elastomers, and metal components
  • User-centered design and human factors expertise
  • Early concept development
  • Detailed 3D CAD and modeling of components
  • 2D drawings and drafting
  • Engineering analysis using FEA, CFD, and other simulation methods
  • Prototyping and pilot builds
  • Housings and enclosures for electronic medical devices
  • Assembly equipment, fixtures, and process development
  • Additive manufacturing, machining fabrication and assembly

Gilero offers end-to-end contract design and development, and manufacturing services for medtech customers around the world. If you need help with the design and development of your next medical device or combination product, get in touch with our engineering experts today.

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