Engineering and Testing Services

Norman Noble, Inc. provides engineering and testing services to its medtech customers. These services streamline the product commercialization process for the company’s customers, freeing up their internal engineering resources and enabling them to bring products to market more quickly and cost effectively.

Engineering and testing services are essential to product development, product refinement, manufacturability, verification testing and FDA approval. Norman Noble’s engineering and testing services offering includes the following technical services and capabilities for medical device original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide:

  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Corrosion Testing per ASTM F2129
  • Model Optimization for Radial Force, Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Fatigue Analysis, Raw Material and Process Optimization to ensure the highest level of quality and yield
  • Test Report Data to support customer requirements for FDA regulatory compliance
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Analysis with EDX
  • Nitinol Austenite finish (Af) analysis using Bend Free Recovery (BFR) per ASTM F2082, and Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) per ASTM F2004


“We’re experts in manufacturing vascular stents and medtech implants from exotic materials including Nitinol. We understand how to develop and execute efficient, repeatable processes. With our new engineering and testing services, we’re applying the same level of expertise to a major part of the product development cycle,” said Norman Noble COO Chris Noble. “Our assistance with design and testing enables our customers to heighten their focus on what they do best: anticipating, researching and conceptualizing innovative medical device technologies. Norman Noble Inc. then delivers their finished product.”

Process Development

The addition of engineering and testing services makes Norman Noble a fully integrated contract manufacturer able to support medtech suppliers from concept development to full-scale production in each of its process development centers (PDCs):

To inquire about Norman Noble’s engineering and testing services or any of our other medtech contract manufacturing capabilities, email us:

White paper: FDA Compliant Validation of Medtech Implants and Devices.