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AC-DC Power Supply Accepts a Wide Input Voltage Range

April 4, 2008 12:15 pm | Lambda | Product Releases | Comments

The single output ZPSA20 series of compact PCB-mountable 20-watt AC-DC power supplies accepts a wide input voltage range and has a low profile (0.79 inches) and industry standard footprint (2 inches&#215 3.5 inches). They are available with the most popular output voltages including 3.

Biometric Authentication Technology Is Anti-Counterfeiting Solution

April 4, 2008 12:15 pm | Cortegra | Product Releases | Comments

This biometric authentication technology represents an entirely new level of product security and brand protection that delivers an anti-counterfeiting solution based on the unique natural microstructures found in the substrate of an individual package.

ePTFE Stent Fibers Provide Natural Lubricity

April 4, 2008 12:15 pm | Plastomer Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

The choice in materials used for stenting plays a significant role in achieving increased strength especially where shape retention and surgical handling are major factors. Customized PTFE and expanded PTFE fibers are offered for use in manufacturing medical stents.


Brushless DC Motors Provide Output Power up to 75 W

April 4, 2008 12:15 pm | Dunkermotoren | Product Releases | Comments

The cost optimized brushless DC motor BG 42 with Hall-sensors and flying leads and the brushless DC -servo motor BG 45 with integrated power and logic electronics are offered. They provide output-power up to 75 W and torque up to 16 Ncm.

Connecting the Digital Dentistry Revolution

April 4, 2008 12:08 pm | Omnetics Connector Corp. | Articles | Comments

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.


Conveyor Enables Cooling and Draining

April 4, 2008 11:51 am | Dorner Mfg. Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for light- to medium-duty applications, the 2200 Series now comes with a new feature to better accommodate cooling and draining applications&#151a perforated bedplate. The series with perforated bedplate option is ideal for applications where the product needs to be cooled.

Torque Arm for Assembly Screwdrivers Is Value-Engineered

April 4, 2008 11:51 am | Asg - Jergens Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Robot Provides Increased Speed and Higher Payload

April 4, 2008 11:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

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&#151up to 3 kg.


Robots Offer High Speed Pick and Place Operations

April 4, 2008 11:51 am | Yamaha Robotics | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Sensitive to the Touch

April 4, 2008 10:26 am | Articles | Comments

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.


Bayer Injects Material, Expertise Into Avant’s Device

April 4, 2008 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.


Decision Assistance Online Utility

April 4, 2008 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Robust Decisions Inc presents the online release of its free software-as-a-service application called Accord Instant Decision.

Testing and Assessment Services

April 4, 2008 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

SME Publications Catalog

April 4, 2008 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) presents its downloadable 2008 SME Publications Catalog.

Vibration Sensors

April 4, 2008 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

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: .


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