The application environment
The medical applications are displaying vital patient information either in a fixed position or on a portable device. The applications are typically used indoor and cleaned often with aggressive chemicals and disinfectants.
Typical display window demands:
- Chemical & cleaning resistance
- Maximum readability
- EMI shielding, i.e. IEC 60601-1-2
- Scratch resistance
- Fire behaviour rating i.e. UL 94-V0
PSC products and solutions
Windows of Polycarbonate, Solaris™ acrylic, or Glacier™ glass combined with various surface treatments to cover the application demands. For EMC-solutions Solaris™-Shield and Combi-shield are perfect choices. PSC has made several customized solutions for customers in this market. Below you can read more about one of them.
Case: "World leading healthcare company"
The customer is specialised in electronics and is a world leading supplier of solutions in the field of patient monitoring. PSC supplies display windows for a range of patient monitor applications, e.g. MRI Monitors.
Most important customer requirements
The customer requires a display window for a LCD display with EMI-shielding, optical clearness and maximum readability. Furthermore, resistance to cleaning and disinfection solvents used in hospitals is also an important requirement.
For the MRI monitor we supply our EMI-shielding solution Solaris™-Shield with a Hard Mat surface. The Hard Mat surface prevents distracting reflections, and is resistant to the cleaning solvents used in hospitals.
The customer is getting an EMI-shielded display window that offers optimum readability with the right chemical resistance.