The Project: Design a tourniquet in a little over two weeks that needs to offer exceptional strength and durability, while also enabling ease of use.
Safety labels seem like a basic enough component of a product to not warrant serious consideration, but for medical device manufacturers, that type of thinking could lead to serious consequences.
The market for combination products is rapidly increasing in size and reaching across more medical sectors with each new advancement.
Adhesive technology is critical to many aspects of medical device technology, from securing components within a finished device to adhering wound care products or electrical pads directly to a patient's skin.
As hospitals strive to accommodate greater volumes of patients and services, they are looking to innovations in medical equipment to address these challenges.
Leading retail earplug manufacturer McKeon Products Inc. recently embarked on progressing its advanced earplug line. McKeon President/CEO Devin Benner commissioned technically advanced, multinational liquid-silicone parts molder Silcotech North America Inc.
Abhisam Softwares' free training course on RFID technology is made up of text, rich graphics, Flash animations, and interactive exercises that make learning about RFID fun and easy. It introduces the learner to the basics of RFID technology without either being boring or over the top.
Turck has launched the latest free version of its popular I/Oassistant software, V3.0. The program is used as a configuration tool when designing Turck’s BL20 in the panel and BL67 on the machine nodes.
Nordson Corp. has launched its new online Adhesive Systems Parts and Services Center. The site
Universal Air Filter, offers a complimentary, round-the-clock prototype service to design engineers worldwide at its website. To receive a prototype, the client can submit a request on the Internet or via telephone, fax, or e-mail.
Adobe has made available via its web site a free download that delivers updated 3D CAD translators for Acrobat 3D Version 8. As a result, Acrobat 3D now supports the latest version of many of the major 3D CAD file formats.
Elsevier has launched illumin8, the first web-based research tool that integrates natural language
Mouser Electronics Inc. offers the first of four quarterly new product catalogs in 2008. Catalog #633 (February – May) features 2,112 pages of the newest products and technologies from over 335 premiere electronic component suppliers.
A new product profile presents an overview of the Epcos range of NTC thermistors for temperature measurement, inrush current limiting, and temperature compensation.
A new 36-page catalog profiles the complete product line of Atlas blind threaded inserts, studs, and installation tools. These fasteners provide strong threads in thin panel sections where only one side is accessible to install hardware.