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Perspectives on First Step in Design (Part III)

May 22, 2008 11:28 am | Dukane Corporation | Comments

The idea has been thought up, the "napkin sketch" has been made, and the project is ready to move forward. So what's the first "real" step in the design process? This was the question for the participants in this month's Perspectives feature.

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Perspectives on First Step in Design (Part II)

May 22, 2008 11:12 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Comments

The idea has been thought up, the “napkin sketch” has been made, and the project is ready to move forward. So what’s the first “real” step in the design process? This was the question for the participants in this month’s Perspectives feature.

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May 9, 2008 6:32 am | Comments

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First Step in Design

May 8, 2008 8:43 am | Astrodyne Corporation, Guill Tool & Engineering Co., Inc. | Comments

The idea has been thought up, the "napkin sketch" has been made, and the project is ready to move forward. So what's the first "real" step in the design process? This was the question for the participants in this month's Perspectives feature.

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Designing for Obsolescence in Outsourced Product Development

May 8, 2008 8:42 am | Comments

Electronic components used in medical devices can often experience much shorter lifecycles than the products in which they are used. With the additional challenges that come from replacing a part in a finished device, it is best to be as prepared for this inevitable process as possible.

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Laser Joining Technology Furthers Miniaturization Capabilities

May 8, 2008 8:42 am | Comments

Microwelding provides the medical device industry with yet another manufacturing solution option that enables OEMs to achieve further miniaturization of their products. It can be an ideal alternative to additive joining processes for a number of reasons.

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Brushless Blower Technology 101

May 8, 2008 8:41 am | Comments

Variable speed blowers offer a unique solution to several medical device systems requiring a fluctuating air flow. However, device designers are unlikely to be all that familiar with it.

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Ceramics—Ideal Alternative for Baby Boomers

May 8, 2008 8:41 am | Comments

With the baby boomer population remaining active while still exerting significant stress on their bodies, the number of joint replacement surgeries is increasing dramatically and expected to continue. As such, implant makers need materials that can help patients avoid "revision" surgeries.

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Driving Design Excellence With Test

May 8, 2008 8:40 am | Comments

Effective data collection methods and quality test systems are critical elements in ensuring medical device design success.

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Perspectives On Miniaturization (Part III)

May 7, 2008 8:08 am | Hypertronics | Comments

In the March and April issues of MDT, Perspectives presented the experiences of industry experts in facing the challenges of miniaturization of medical devices and the components used to make them.

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Perspectives On Miniaturization (Part II)

May 7, 2008 8:03 am | Comments

In last month's Perspectives , the experiences of industry experts in facing the challenges of miniaturization of medical devices and their components was shared.

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Perspectives on Miniaturization

May 7, 2008 7:57 am | Omnetics Connector Corp., Analog Devices, Inc., Memry Corp., Texas Instruments Inc. | Comments

Making medical devices smaller is a regular challenge for manufacturers, as well as their supply and service partners. Enabling these products to do more while taking up less space is a task every member in the process is responsible for accomplishing.

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Perspectives on Metal in Healthcare

May 6, 2008 11:38 am | Able Electropolishing Co., Inc. | Comments

Metal is a tried and true material used in a variety of applications in the human body because it offers strength, durability, and reliability. Unfortunately, like most materials, it also has its downside and new materials being introduced may become better alternatives.

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Perspectives in Molding

May 6, 2008 11:23 am | Comments

What will medical device manufacturers have to look forward to in terms of molding for their

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Connecting the Digital Dentistry Revolution

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

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