Laboratories

From design conception to FDA and CE mark regulatory approval, our laboratories are designed and equipped to handle most areas of orthopaedic research and development.

FOR operates six laboratories in its 4000+ square foot facility. Our scope of capabilities includes, but is not limited to, implant and instrumentation engineering and prototyping, pre-clinical study design and testing, and clinical protocol development.

Cadaver

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Allows testing of device implantation, performance of instrumentation, and efficacy of surgical procedures.

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Design

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The starting point for device concept to development to prototyping.

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General

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Equipped for basic laboratory sampling and processing work.

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Image Analysis

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Used for imaging purposes and closer examination of histology slides, implant surfaces, or other 3D objects.

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Mechanical Testing

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Performs testing to fulfill ASTM standard testing and other non-standard static and dynamic compression, torsion, and shear testing.

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Wear Testing

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Allows for quantitative characterization of wear properties during in vivo simulations.

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