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By: Kate McGowan and Stephanie Bohr. Latex Exam Gloves Average cost for consumers for a box of 1000 Gloves: $50 Average production cost: Fluctuate according.

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1 By: Kate McGowan and Stephanie Bohr

2 Latex Exam Gloves Average cost for consumers for a box of 1000 Gloves: $50 Average production cost: Fluctuate according to prices of natural resources Transportation: Directly from manufacturer to store or hospitals APOLLO Powder-Free Latex Gloves - Large ( AMEGENLTXPFLG ), Amercare General Purpose APOLLO Powder-Free Latex Gloves. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from FLG&Click=671

3 Steps to make Latex Gloves Obtain raw materials: Natural Rubber Tap the rubber trees(Hevea brasiliensis tree) for latex sap Go through stages of –dipping, powdering, rinsing, and drying until latex gloves are made Air Test, Water Test –Make sure there are no errors Latex Glove Manufacturing Process. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from

4 Types Latex Powdered Latex Powder Free Nitrile Gloves |. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from

5 Development Synthetic Rubbers –Natural Rubber is running out –Synthetic rubbers are used made from petroleum Nitrile Gloves Vinyl Gloves –Not for high risk projects Selecting The Right Glove - Understanding Latex Allergy And Glove Chemistry. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from

6 Medical Syringes Cost for Consumer for box of 480: Average of $130 Cost of single syringe: Average about 25 cents Transportation: Directly from manufacturer to hospital or store Cost of syringes - Product Search. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from 8&ved=0CCEQrQQwAg&show=dd&sa=N&lnk=pruser&price1=0&price2=1

7 How Syringes are Made Extrusion Molding –Plastic is used as granules or powder and fed into hopper –Spiral screw Forces the material into heated chamber to make it thick –Forced through a die to produce the tube Injection Molding –Plastic is heated, converted to liquid –Injected into mold –After cool removed from the mold –Later the head of the plunger is attached Assembling –Plunger is inserted into tubes –Graduation markings are printed –Needle is attached with safety cap How syringe is made - material, production process, manufacture, making, history, used, processing, parts, components, procedure, steps, product, History, Design, Raw Materials. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from

8 Types of Syringes Conventional syringes Insulin Syringe Mouth Syringe Allergy Syringe Safety Syringe Types of Syringes | eHow.com. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from syringes.html

9 Retractable Safety Syringes Retractable Safety Syringe –To prevent needle stick injury and re-use Safety Lock Syringe –To prevent re-use Betec Medical Science,. (2009). Betec. Retrieved from

10 Blood Collection Bags Cost for consumer: $160 for a box of 50. Transportation: Directly from manufacturer to hospital Medical Blood Collection - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from

11 Types of Blood Collection Bags Type of Bag 100 ml 150 ml 250 ml 300 ml 350 ml 450 ml Single Bag Double Bag Triple Bag Quadruple Bag Terumo Penpol Limited. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from

12 U.S. Army Blood Bag Foster-Miller –new unique blood collection bags for the U.S. Army. The goals are to collect,store, and re- constitute blood products for combat care of military personnel. One Bag use prevents contamination of blood while transferring to another container. New Product Design and Development, New Product Research and Development - Foster-Miller. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from miller.com/projectexamples/cc_product_design/projects_bloodbag.htm

13 Credits APOLLO Powder-Free Latex Gloves - Large ( AMEGENLTXPFLG ), Amercare General Purpose APOLLO Powder-Free Latex Gloves. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from =AMEGENLTXPFLG&Click=671 Cost of syringes - Product Search. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from 8&ved=0CCEQrQQwAg&show=dd&sa=N&lnk=pruser&price1= 0&price2=1 How syringe is made - material, production process, manufacture, making, history, used, processing, parts, components, procedure, steps, product, History, Design, Raw Materials. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from Latex Glove Manufacturing Process. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from _process.html Medical Blood Collection - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from htmlhttp://www.nextag.com/medical-blood-collection/products- New Product Design and Development, New Product Research and Development - Foster-Miller. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from miller.com/projectexamples/cc_product_design/projects_blood bag.htmhttp://www.foster- Nitrile Gloves |. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from Selecting The Right Glove - Understanding Latex Allergy And Glove Chemistry. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from Terumo Penpol Limited. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from Types of Syringes | eHow.com. (n.d.). Retrieved January 24, 2010, from syringes.htmlhttp://www.ehow.com/about_ _types-


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