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Speed and Reliability in Medical Device Development Facilitated by Balancing Proper Design with Highly Functional Prototyping Materials

June 23, 2010 7:20 am | by Scott Castanon | Articles | Comments

This case study will focus on the vital role played by WaterShed XC 11122, a rapid prototyping resin from DSM Somos, which helps to ensure a remarkably fast turnaround coupled with the ability to replicate actual performance attributes of production-grade engineered thermoplastics. Two words best encompass a ch

New Horizons in Process Capability

June 23, 2010 7:03 am | by SPI | Articles | Comments

In comparison with conventional laser technologies, the primary benefits of fiber lasers are their ease of use, straightforward integration capability, high reliability, and maintenance free operation. However, as discussed in this article, SPI’s latest generation of R-4 CW-M High Power Fiber Lasers have many other fe

Coiler Ideal for Medical Tubing and Wire

June 23, 2010 6:58 am | S-Y-M Products Company | Product Releases | Comments

The Mini-Winder tubing set coiling machine is used in manufacturing and packaging of disposable medical devices such as tubing or wire sets.

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Miniature Focus Modules Provide Precise Lens Motion

June 23, 2010 6:53 am | New Scale Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New Scale Technologies Inc. offers an M3-F focus module for miniature OEM cameras used in handheld products; portable biometric sensors; and medical diagnostic and imaging devices.

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Digital Optical Comparator Enables Comparison to CAD Version

June 23, 2010 6:39 am | Methods Machine Tools, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Methods Machine Tools Inc., a supplier of innovative precision machine tools, is the exclusive distributor of VisionGauge Digital Optical Comparators throughout North America.

MEMS-based microgrippers and force sensors for automated measurement systems

June 23, 2010 6:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

According to AZosensor press release, Premier nanotech instrumentation and supplies distributor, Nanoscience Instruments, has recently announced the global distribution of microgrippers and force sensors from FemtoTools

Non-Contact IR Pyrometer Calibration System Is Portable

June 23, 2010 6:31 am | E Instruments International, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

The Black Body BBSH is a portable, rugged, and easy-to-use IR Pyrometer Calibrator system, ideal for quick high temperature calibration.

A New Horizon in High Speed Cutting for Mold and Medical

June 23, 2010 6:21 am | by Randy Pearson | Eldon James Corp. | Articles | Comments

What once seemed a far-off goal for mold and die work, as well as medical parts, is now a reality, based on new technologies you can investigate today. The challenge had always been threefold for mold and die work and medical parts machining, especially those medical parts in the highly competitive and materi

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AquiVia fill sets new standards for metallization process Of the most advanced through-silicon vias

June 23, 2010 4:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

New Alchimer fill technology supports narrow, high-aspect-ratio TSVs, offering real estate savings, reduced fill time and higher reliability

Elpida, PTI and UMC partner on 3D chip integration development.

June 23, 2010 4:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Elpida Memory, Powertech Technology and United Microelectronics Corp. on Monday announced their entry into a 3-way cooperation to advance 3D IC integration technologies for advanced processes including 28nm. This collaboration will leverage the strengths of Elpida's DRAM, PTI's assembly...

Boston Scientific Announces Completion of Refinancing 2011 Debt Maturities With New $3 Billion Bank Credit Facilities

June 23, 2010 4:36 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the successful syndication of a new $1 billion, three-year term loan and a new $2 billion, three-year revolving credit

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ExAblate® Receives European CE Mark for Treatment of Adenomyosis

June 23, 2010 2:35 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Non-invasive procedure now available where options were limited; InSightec innovation continues to expand treatment choice in Women's HealthTIRAT CARMEL, Israel (June 23, 2010) -- InSightec Ltd. announced today that its ExAblate® system has received an expanded CE Mark certification...

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Attenda underpins the infrastructure for Microsoft HealthVault UK launch

June 23, 2010 1:33 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

London - June 23, 2010 - Attenda Limited, the Always On Managed Services company, today announced that it had reached an agreement with Microsoft for support in the UK of Microsoft HealthVault, a privacy and security-enhanced, cloud-based platform that enables individuals to store, share...

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US ranks last among 7 countries on health system performance

June 22, 2010 9:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Commonwealth Fund) Despite having the most expensive health care system, the United States ranks last overall compared to six other industrialized countries -- Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom -- on measures of health system...

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Cell Transplants for Macular Degeneration

June 22, 2010 9:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A stem-cell startup aims to test neural stem cells for treating two leading causes of blindness.

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