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Linear Actuator Has Internal Anti-Rotation Mechanism

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The 35000 series (Size 14) double stack captive hybrid linear actuator, designed with an internal anti-rotation mechanism, is especially well suited for applications in which external anti-rotation methods would be difficult or impossible to employ.

Laser Marking Provides Permanent Solution

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | All-Marks | Product Releases | Comments

Laser marking provides an ideal permanent marking solution on medical devices and equipment, surgical instruments, and orthopedic inserts, as well as in conjunction with high speed packaging and labeling lines.

Programmable Force Tester Features PC Control

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Mark-10 Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The Model ESM301 force tester is designed for product integrity testing in quality control, manufacturing, and R&D areas. With a load capacity of 300 lbf (1.


Temperature/Humidity Sensing Instruments Enable Accurate Control

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Minco | Product Releases | Comments

Transmitters, controllers, indicators, and accessories are designed to work with the company’s temperature sensors and heaters, but can work with a wide variety of other devices. Temptran temperature transmitters amplify low-level signals from RTD or thermocouples.

Heavy-Duty Casters Have Notches to Make Installation Easier

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Revvo Caster Company, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

H Series heavy-duty casters feature a bolt-on directional lock. These models are now manufactured with notches to make it easier to install and use the bolt-on style directional lock. The lock is bolted on underneath the top plate, using the top plate mounting bolts.

Patent Protection 101

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Articles | Comments

Patent protection is an aspect of business that concerns many, but truly understood by few. It is a critical piece of any new technology development venture and as such, engineers must be aware of the steps they need to take to safeguard an invention against competitors or counterfeiters.


Protecting Your Portable Products

October 13, 2008 12:06 pm | Articles | Comments

Portable, hand-held medical devices are improving patient care, both at home and in medical facilities. However, reliability and safety demand proper use of electronic circuit protective devices.


Consumer Product Design

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Texas Instruments Inc. | Articles | Comments

Technologies from one industry often drive innovation and design evolution in another. Medical device design is influenced by products that are being used in aerospace and military. The consumer market is also an industry that can impact device design.


Insert Replaces Nuts and Ferrules for Easier Tubing Connections

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Colder Products Company | Product Releases | Comments

This ¼-28 UNF thread has been added to the PMC12 product line. The coupling insert is designed to allow users to easily incorporate quick disconnect technology into existing ¼-28 flat bottom ports and small-diameter tubing applications.

Custom Tubing Configurations Offered Using Silicone and Thermoplastic

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Helix Medical | Product Releases | Comments

The company is a leader in the extrusion and molding of platinum-cured silicone and thermoplastic products. Custom tubing configurations include multi-lumen, profiles, standard, braided reinforced, cord, color stripe, close tolerance, and peristaltic pump tubing.

Flexible Tubing Handles Temperature Fluctuations

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Newage Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to endure temperature extremes, medical-grade silicone tubing handles temperature variations from -100°F to 400°F; braid-reinforced hose from -80°F to 350°F. Both offer translucency for visual contact with the flow and excellent bend radii for restricted space applications.

PVC Coiled Tubing Is DEHP-Free, USP Class VI

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

This DEHP-free, USP Class VI, PVC coiled tubing stretches and retracts easily, keeping it tangle-free and space efficient. While the actual size of the coiled piece is between 5.0 and 6.0 cm, the tubing extends to lengths of 91 cm (36 inches) (Part #89315) or 122 cm (48 inches) (Part # 89316).

TPU Enables Disposable Thin-Wall Extruded Tubing

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | New England Urethane | Product Releases | Comments

A phthalate (plasticizer) free, very stretchable thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) alloy promises to offer enhanced product design and application parameters for medical product and other designers and manufacturers.

Vision System Improves Welding Yields

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Interface Catheter Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring a high-resolution color monitor, this vision system for the company’s tube welding machine gives production engineers improved visibility of the weld, increasing yields and reducing production time.

Space-Saving Servo Drives Deliver Advanced Functionality

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Omron Electronic Components, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Practical functionality featuring simple, real-time auto-tuning and adaptive vibration suppression shorten startup time to achieve reliable performance with the R7D-B Series servo drives.


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