Composiflex, Erie, Pa, a global supplier of highly-engineered composite products, has expanded its manufacturing and design efforts to produce patient positioning systems suited for use with MRI diagnostic technology.

Many composite patient positioning products are made from carbon fiber, which is primarily applicable for use with CT scan and x-ray technologies, but not with MRI equipment. Health care providers can use the company’s multi-mode medical products with a range of technologies such as MRI, CT scan, PET and x-ray platforms.

Potential composite medical device solutions for magnetic resonance and multi-mode compatibility include tabletops, couches, pallets, extensions, oncology breast boards, and head-and-neck immobility products.