High‐tech connector solutions for modern medical technology

Consistent performance and a high degree of failure protection are of vital importance in medical technology. As an interface specialist, we develop and produce custom systems and standard solutions for your medical applications. From MRI equipment to endoscopy, we design all our connectors in compliance with the strictest regulations and applicable standards.

  • High‐speed and high‐density technology 
  • Sterilisable and autoclavable

  • EMC/EMI shielding 
  • Glass fibre, hybrid and non-magnetic connection options

  • Waterproof (IP50, IP67 and IP68) and hermetically sealed options 
  • Optionally with cable bend relief and cable overmouldings

Medical Device Regulation (MDR)

The Medical Device Regulation (MDR), which came into force on May 27, 2021, changed the requirements for manufacturers that place medical devices on the market in the EU. As a supplier for medical applications, we support you in meeting the various requirements via:

  • A holistic risk and quality management system
  • Complete traceability 
  • Post-market surveillance to derive necessary, subsequent corrective and preventive actions
  • Consideration of the entire product life cycle

 

Custom made for you

Every new product must permanently deliver high performance and ensure the highest dimension of safety. With outstanding contact resistance over more than 100,000 mating cycles, we ensure the reliable transmission of signals, power, high current, high voltage, RF signals (coax), medical gases and liquids, as well as data and fibre-optic signals.

  • Optionally 100% non‐magnetic or as disposable versions
  • Splash‐proof
  • Ergonomic and intuitive locking system
  • Implementation of MOPP & MOOP
  • Manufacture of complete units
  • Cable assembly and silicone-overmoulded system solutions

Expertise based on extensive experience

Decades of experience in the medical industry combined with state‐of‐the‐art technology ensure we can develop your connectors to perfection. Whether in diagnostics, therapy, hybrid operating rooms or patient monitoring – our products stand for consistent failure protection and reliability in everyday medical applications. We manufacture high‐quality products in accordance with:

  • ISO 13485:2016
    Medical devices – Quality management systems – Requirements for regulatory purposes
  • IEC 60601-1
    Medical electrical equipment
  • IEC 60664-1:2007
    Coordinated insulation for equipment within low-voltage systems
  • ISO 9001:2015-09
    Quality management systems
  • ISO 10993-5
    Cytotoxicity test in accordance with ISO 10993-5
  • ISO 14644-1:2015
    Production possible in cleanroom in accordance with ISO 14644-1:2015

Efficient. Robust. Reliable.

Our connectors, cables and housings are characterised by extreme temperature and chemical resistance – and guarantee reliable sealing, including in compliance with high protection classes.

  • Sterilisable and disinfectable

  • Autoclavable at up to 134°C and 3 bar

  • Easy cleaning of all surfaces

  • Vibration resistant

  • Use of biocompatible materials

  • Antimicrobial versions with plastic connectors available

Silicone-overmoulded system solutions

We offer robust complete solutions for optimal haptics, hygiene and durability. Autoclavable and tested in accordance with DIN EN ISO 10993-5.

High degree of vertical integration under one roof

Our custom system solutions include planning, development and documentation. We don’t outsource our product testing – instead, we subject our products to comprehensive durability and reliability inspections at our in-house laboratory, the Technology Test Center. This saves you time and money and guarantees superlative quality

Every inspection includes complete and seamless documentation for all materials, components and certifications. This enables you to precisely control and trace individual components.

Customer testimonials

Many well-known customers put their trust in high-performance connector solutions from ODU: Whether for clinics, medical and dental practices or home care, we develop custom solutions of the highest quality.

“In magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it is imperative that the connectors we use can guarantee a high number of mating cycles while being absolutely non‐magnetic. […] It is especially in cases such as these, when special solutions are needed, that ODU supports us with the necessary technical flexibility and problem‐solving expertise.”

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“Thanks to their extensive experience and expertise in the conceptual design of connectors, we were able to develop an optimised and customised solution with ODU.”

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“When we needed a lightweight connection including cables, we benefited from ODU’s high vertical range of manufacture and expertise in cable assembly.”

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"ODU has met our demand for maximum reliability and safety, as well as ensuring intuitive and safe handling, by providing an optimal solution that perfectly matches our product."

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“Brumaba and ODU are similar in many ways. Aside from the fact that both companies are family businesses, it’s our highly meticulous nature and high degree of innovation that bring us together. We want to give our customers the best possible solution and an ideal product.”

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We work with you to develop a solution that perfectly meets your requirements. From planning and production to cable assembly, we combine all competencies under one roof and can also implement customised solutions for your project.