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Custom Electrical Terminals

October 11, 2007 9:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Custom electrical terminals for overmolded medical devices are manufactured to specification for integration with discrete component overmolding and are supplied on reels or loose for use with various automation systems. Produced in sizes from 0.008 to 0.09 in. thick with &#1770.002 in.

Guide Wheel

October 11, 2007 9:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Custom stud lengths are available for the patent-pending integral studded wheels&#151DualVee. Available in carbon steel or polymer versions, integral wheels feature a one piece design. Lower profile and larger diameter fasteners provide greater rigidity and increased mounting torque capability.

PTFE Terminals

October 9, 2007 11:24 am | Keystone Electronics Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Engineered for high density packaging on 0.062 and 0.093(TH) PC boards, these PTFE terminals provide outstanding electrical, mechanical, thermal, and chemical characteristics. Rugged and resistant to mechanical shock and vibration, they operate within the temperature range of -85&#176F to 400&#176F.

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Pin Connectors

October 9, 2007 11:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Compliant pin technology has stood the test of time by providing press-fit connections that withstands thermal shock, vibration, and humidity.

MDT EXCLUSIVEStereomicroscope

October 9, 2007 11:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Leica M205 C stereomicroscope features FusionOptics, which overcomes the previous limits of optical technology. It offers fully apochromatically-corrected 20.5:1 zoom. Within the zoom range from 0.

Foot Switch

October 9, 2007 11:24 am | LINEMASTER Switch Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The design of the IR Wireless Executive foot switch allows for side to side or heal – toe actuation for accurate table positioning. This completely waterproof foot switch can be fully submerged in water for ease of cleaning.

Dispensing Industrial Robots

October 9, 2007 11:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

The I&J4000-LF maintains the compact style and functionality expected of this company’s robot designs and continues to build upon the range of precision multiple axis products that are ideal for many automatic bench dispensing applications.

Pneumatic Valves (4401)

October 9, 2007 11:24 am | Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Available in 2-way or 3-way, normally-closed or fully ported, these electronic valves are designed for use with oxygen applications and will work with air and inert gas. The “O-E” Series pneumatic valves utilize a unique patented valve system that has been used and proven throughout many industries.

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Smaller May Be Better, but It’s Not Always Easy

October 9, 2007 4:27 am | Articles | Comments

Medical OEMs face a number of challenges in miniaturizing device designs. Fortunately, new electronic capabilities and technologies are enabling this process to be performed more efficiently.

The Next Evolution of Parylene Coating

October 9, 2007 4:26 am | Specialty Coating Systems | Articles | Comments

Parylene is an excellent option for medical device manufacturers seeking a device coating for their product. Unfortunately, specific factors limit its use in certain applications. A new variation offers benefits that address these concerns.

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Determining if a Material Makes the Grade for Combination Products

October 9, 2007 4:26 am | Articles | Comments

This presentation—the follow-up to an article that appeared in the May issue—reviews the physical characteristics of the materials used when designing and manufacturing a combination product.

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Processes for Rapidly Ensuring a Quality Product

October 9, 2007 4:26 am | Articles | Comments

Device companies are always seeking new methods with which to save time and money in the design and manufacturing processes.

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Automating Manual Drug Delivery Testing Processes

October 9, 2007 4:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Automating a traditionally manual process can introduce a variety of advantages to the procedure.

Connection Selection: Identifying Fluid Connector Options

September 10, 2007 9:47 am | Colder Products Company | Articles | Comments

Selecting the right fluid line connector can boost performance and bring enhanced benefits to a medical device. However, with a variety of choices between fittings, luers, and couplings, it is difficult to know which offering would be best indicated for a specific application.

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Five Basic Steps to Proper Membrane Selection

September 10, 2007 9:47 am | Articles | Comments

Selecting a membrane to use with a medical device seems like a relatively simple enough process, however, without careful consideration of a number of key factors, a device can fail as a result of an improper choice.

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