sct ceramics conducts binocular inspections for feedthroughs in the active implantable medical device market

Shaped by innovation

Certification AFNOR

At SCT, we combine experience with innovation to set us apart as a leading supplier of miniaturized ceramic-to-metal feedthroughs and ceramic casings for the neurostimulation market.

With over 50 years dedicated to ceramic-to-metal brazing technology and technical ceramics science, we continuously seek to expand our capacity and push the limits of what is possible.

Engineered with you, for you 

Our clients enjoy access to all of our qualified teams. Our internal R&D oversees the material integrity of our products and our Design and Engineering ensure that each design is matched to our client’s product needs and regulation requirements. 

Upholding medical industry standards

Our Quality Management System defines the processes put in place to accompany our clients in a smooth and efficient transition from prototype to series production. This includes establishing strict qualification phases which meet or exceed the standards of the implantable medical market. Qualification steps such as IQ, OQ and PQ are built into our development cycle. 

technical ceramics quality control for ceramic-to-metal feedthroughs in the neurostimulation market

100% of our products are controlled according to the most important criteria :

  • Leak Test for Hermeticity 
  • Electric tests
  • Thermal Shock
  • Dimension Inspection (random sampling, AQL standards)

A Shared vision

At SCT we are driven by curiosity and a desire to add value to our clients and the medical industry. We are proud to be the supplier of choice for companies developing neurostimulation devices that greatly enhance the quality of life for patients around the world. 

Our project pipeline spans across a dozen different neurostimulation applications. Our goal is to help play an integral role in bringing our client’s vision to life, and we achieve this by being masters of our field; we lead in hermetic feedthrough miniaturization, ceramic-to-metal brazing, and ceramic shaping and forming.

Applications

Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Epilepsy

Parkinsons

Pain Management

Paralysis

Hypertension

Other

clean room for manufacturing of ceramic-to-metal feedthroughs

Our implantable ceramics building 

After a decade of working within the AIMD market, SCT’s Medical Applications Division expanded its production methods to the fast-growing neurostimulation market. SCT offers established and start-up clients a quality gurantee rooted in the following advantages:

  • ISO 13485 certification
  • ISO 8 clean room 
  • Production units and machines specific to biocompatible materias to avoid cross-contamination
  • Production staff highly trained to the sensitivities and quality requirements of the medical market

Complementary options

SCT offers the following complementary options for your projects

Sputtering

Laser welding

Laser etching 

Do you want a supplier who cares about your project as much as you do ? Let’s work together