The Project: Determine the best method with which to attach the image sensors of an intraoral camera. The Solution: Use a miniature connector that employs a split pin contact to ensure high signal integrity. By Joe Held Joe Held is the Asia Pacific sales manager for Omnetics Connector Corp.
Designed for light- to medium-duty applications, the 2200 Series now comes with a new feature to better accommodate cooling and draining applications—a perforated bedplate. The series with perforated bedplate option is ideal for applications where the product needs to be cooled.
A lighter-duty torque arm for assembly screwdrivers is offered. The arm has been value-engineered to provide reliable service at an attractive price. It improves production efficiencies and product quality by reducing operator fatigue and by limiting operator influence on the assembly process.
With increased speed, higher payload, and a smaller footprint, the FlexPicker IRB360 is the result of 10 years of experience combined with proven packaging technology. Several important objectives have been met in this design and features include 50% higher payload—up to 3 kg.
The YP-X Series offers six models, including 2 axes and 4 axes types, for high speed pick and place operations. Super high speed pick and place operation at 0.45 sec.
The Project: Create a realistic, virtual reality simulation with which doctors and students can practice a knee arthroscopy procedure. The Solution: Use two off-the-shelf haptic devices instead of a computer mouse, and a haptics software development kit to touch-enable the procedure.
Avant Medical is currently developing the latest generation of its Pulse Injection technology for needle-free injection of medications. The patented products are intended for those who need to frequently self-administer medications or for use in a clinical setting by healthcare professionals.
Robust Decisions Inc presents the online release of its free software-as-a-service application called Accord Instant Decision.
TÜVRheinland has released a Testing & Assessment Services catalog for manufacturers planning to launch their products across the globe. The catalog details the company’s testing services (e.g., EMC and Wi-Fi), product types (e.g., fuel cells and telecom), product approval schemes (e.g.
A completely redesigned corporate website has been launched by Deschner Corp. According to Frank
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) presents its downloadable 2008 SME Publications Catalog.
Wilcoxon Research’s new vibration sensor catalog has a handy sensor selection guide to help choose the right accelerometer or 4-20 mA sensor for the application. Also included are technical notes and brochures. Information: www.wilcoxon.com .
Endevco, a leader in sensing solutions for demanding shock, vibration, and pressure applications, offers its 2008 Product Catalog and Measurement Resource. The volume is a comprehensive guide to advanced sensor technology and selection as well as the Endevco product line and support services.
Selecting the right motor to control the movements of a medical analyzer can be difficult given the range of options available to designers.
From critical design errors to poor communication, outsourcing solution providers have experienced the gamut of problems from working with medical device clients who don't always know the best route to take to ensure a product's success.