Laboratory for the study of failures in the medical sector

Your needs: to carry out an expertise on a defect or a failure on a medical device

First of all, what is a failure? It is a deterioration of a product or a material. Several reasons are possible to lead to this deterioration, such as a manufacturing problem, a customer return, the composition of the material…etc. 

These reasons can have a negative impact on the material or the product: 

  • its reliability
  • its solidity
  • its performance

A failure can materialize under multiple forms: breakage of parts, corrosion mechanism, adhesion defect, presence of pollution, wear of materials, premature aging… So many contexts which will initiate in the medical sector and more particularly in the medical devices, a need for expertise on the origin of this failure, then of research of solutions.

Our solutions: supporting medical device manufacturers in the analysis and improvement of their medical devices

FILAB is an independent laboratory located in Dijon, France, with a 2100m² analytical park. FILAB has extensive experience in supporting projects for the medical industry, particularly medical devices.

FILAB offers you its analysis, expertise and R&D consulting services dedicated to the medical industry for the following services 

  • Study of fracture surfaces on metallic implants

  • Etude de défaillances morphologiques (porosité, rugosité…)

  • Measurement of galvanization and surface treatment thicknesses

  • Characterization of surface defects: microcracks, deposits, particles, treatment defects...

  • Analysis of corrosion mechanisms

  • Extreme surface analysis by AFM, XPS, TOF-SIMS

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

Anaïs DECAUX Customer Support Manager
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