TThe high-speed ATCA backplane offers up to triple the performance of traditional versions at a reduced cost by using Z-plane Links, which carry high-speed signals with long traces via a small PCB board that plugs directly into the rear of the backplane.
The drive towards mobility and miniaturization of medical electronics is a goal of many of today's device manufacturers. However, each of them is attempting to miniaturize at different levels.
The push for miniaturization in medical devices is very apparent to manufacturers in all sectors of the industry. However, this trend is closely coupled with the goal of also making these smaller devices portable.
Advances in materials are always exciting and significantly contribute to innovations in medical device technology. In the orthopedic arena, one company has developed a technique with which to enhance the material properties of polyethylene for hip and knee replacements. By Aiguo Wang, Ph.D.
Millipore Corp. has created an online MAb (monoclonal antibody) Bioprocess Sizing Tool to help biomanufacturing scientists and engineers develop and design filtration and chromatography processes.
ITW Formex has published the 5th Edition of its engineering design and specification guide that provides practical information to engineers, designers, and technical staff specifying electrical insulation and flame retardant materials.
IDES Inc. offers a previously recorded webinar to assist design engineers with selecting plastic materials for their next product application.
Dorner Mfg. has launched a hotline with engineers ready and available to offer free technical assistance on conveyors, and both product and material handling applications. The hotline is staffed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT. Information: 800-351-8712.
CERAM has boosted its web offering to customers in the healthcare and medical device industry with the launch of a revitalised website that provides expanded industry-specific services and a large resource of reports, white papers, and guidance documents.
Medical device manufacturers seeking comprehensive information on the pros and cons of laser die cutting technology can now obtain the expanded 2010 edition of the popular Spartanics Techinical Guide "How to Match Today's Laser Cutting Technology to Application Requirements.
Zero-Max has announced the launch of its newly designed and expanded website. Extremely user friendly to navigate, the site provides the design engineer with everything needed to evaluate and complete a product design solution.
TTI Inc. offers an enhancement to its Part Comparison tool. Now, customers have the ability to see up to 15 parts side by side. The enhanced improvements offer the convenience of adding more parts to a Quote Request, Shopping Cart, or Project List simultaneously with new scrolling action buttons.
UltraVolt Inc. announced the completion of its next generation company website. The site has undergone a major transformation.
Available free to instrument manufacturers and design engineers, The Instrument Design Resource is
For customers who already know what fitting, size, and material they need and just want to get to it fast, Value Plastics has launched a new site where customers can get to the fitting they need with 3 simple clicks.