Medical device OEMs must balance the need for consistent quality and conformance to product and regulatory requirements with the equally essential need to get new products to market quickly and efficiently.
While combination products are experiencing dramatic growth, the convergence of drug/biologics and devices brings a host of regulatory challenges. A new, free white paper, addressing these challenges is now available for download. Information: www.microtestlabs.com/combinationpaper .
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This complete line of IV filters is offered with the highest throughput membrane available. The IV Express sterilizing grade 96-hour IV filter features a 0.22 µm PES membrane and the Nutrivex filter for TNA emulsions houses a 1.
Fine MicroEtch screens for filtering are manufactured using photoetching technology. Unlike stamping, photoetching yields a burr-free product, resulting in cleaner, more efficient screens with greater material integrity. They are ideal for use as filters in the medical market.
This standard range of EMC filters is specially designed and optimized for inverter applications, such as servos and motor drives. The R105 series filters are compact, lightweight, and offer significant attenuation of the most critical frequencies for inverter applications.
This increased airflow media meets the stringent UL 94 HF-1 flame safety rating and is also flexible enough for a wide range of medical applications. The media is a disposable, less expensive alternative media with lower pressure drop and increased airflow.
Minimally invasive surgery has been a growing trend in healthcare for some time. As such, manufacturers who provide devices to the medical community for these procedures need to stay abreast of the technologies available to enhance their products.
Orthopedic technologies are dominated by metal materials in the fabrication of implants and other devices used in this sector. However, increasingly, advanced, high-performance plastics are enabling enhancements with regard to safety and functionality.
When it was decided that the FDA’s OSEL would be moving, officials sought to address vibration isolation in the new building upfront so they wouldn’t bring this issue with them from the previous facility.
This line of USB hardware modems is available in modular and standalone configurations. These modems process data using their own hardware and do not utilize any processing power of the host computer. They are CDC-compliant and are supported by Microsoft CDC modem drivers and Linux CDC-ACM drivers.
Responding to the demand for higher power portable medical devices, the PMP150 Series of medically approved desktop AC/DC power supplies is offered. These units provide 150 Watts of power in an ultra-compact 3.0 inches× 8.17 inches× 1.72 inches package.
Cover kits are offered for the Artesyn NLP250, Artesyn TLP150, and Astec LPS120 series of AC-DC power supplies. Until now, the power supplies have only been available in open-frame, or non-enclosed, versions.
A line of CompactFlash (CF) cards has been tailored specifically to the medical community. The company had been manufacturing CF cards for industrial applications for many years when they began getting inquiries from OEMs in the medical market to meet specific design and performance requirements.
The CL1200 series of momentary lighted SPST pushbutton switches is offered. This right angle version provides design engineers a versatile LED illuminated switch for use in a variety of applications.