Recognizing potential synergies and maintaining close relationships with technology experts is proving to be a successful equation in medical device manufacturing. This article examines how it is impacting the endoscopic marketplace, specifically examining one technology supplier.
Utilizing a virtual design team is a strategy that can be implemented successfully for certain projects that meet specific requirements. This article reviews the necessary elements to ensure a successful virtual design team and offers tips on how to enhance its effectiveness.
Medical nanotechnology promises improved diagnostics, delivery of drugs with exquisite precision, and even nanosurgery.
The new website for Universal Air Filter is easier for design engineers to navigate to help them save valuable time and money. Seven of the most popular design applications are featured on separate landing pages to find specific information faster and more efficiently.
Designers value the strength and durability of sintered porous metal which allows the material to hold its form, function in adverse conditions, and generally last longer than polymeric materials.
A technical paper from New Scale Technologies presents a novel microfluidic pump design that promises better accuracy, fluid pressure, and flow rates in a package that is dramatically smaller than existing micro pumps.
The 2007 Directory of Metals & Materials is now available from Goodfellow, a leading supplier of small quantities of metals and materials for scientists and engineers.
Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. has made available its 2007-2008 Engineering Guide to Machine and Process Safeguarding. This 1,500+ page, two-volume set is a comprehensive machine and process safety product and technical reference guide.
MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has introduced a comprehensive product catalog for liquid-level applications.
Makrolon polycarbonate resins provide excellent impact strength, glass-like transparency, excellent temperature resistance, superior processability, and dimensional stability. Certain Makrolon polycarbonate resins designated as “medical-grade” meet FDA-modified ISO 10993-1 requirements.
Standard lines of UniColor universal masterbatch and precolored resin products are offered for use in medical devices, medical packaging, pharmaceutical applications, and disposable medical products.
This ultra-clean TPE technology provides high oxygen barrier performance that is up to ten times better than conventional TPEs and equivalent to traditional thermoset butyl rubber. At the same time, it delivers the exceptional design freedom and potential for part consolidation of thermoplastics.
This line of IEC 60320 filtered inlets and outlets are intended for medical applications, in addition to a variety of others. They have ratings from 6 to 20 amps and either 120 or 250 VAC. Features include robust screw mount, nickel plated, shielded enclosure; 6.
DesiShield is fabricated with advanced desiccating technology to meet the packaging challenges associated with moisture sensitive devices and diagnostic products.
This bipolar chopper driver chip, NP3775, and state logic chip (phase distribution chip), NP7380, are offered for use with the company’s tin-can rotary and linear stepper motors. The firm provides motors, electronics, and engineering support for a complete stepper motor drive system.