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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.


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.


Compressing the Storage Demands for CT Imaging

September 10, 2007 9:47 am | by Al Wegener | Articles | Comments

Medical imaging applications, such as CT scanning, move extremely large amounts of data through a system at a very high rate.


Peelable Header Pouch

September 10, 2007 9:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new generation, peelable chevron header pouch, called Duet, that reduces costs while offering improved aseptic presentation of medical products is offered. Duet’s hybrid design combines elements from both header bags and chevron pouches.

Electricity Converting Film

September 10, 2007 9:46 am | Nextreme Thermal Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

This miniature, thin film thermoelectric generator (TEG) converts heat directly into electricity.

CAN-Ethernet Gateway

September 10, 2007 9:46 am | Esd Electronics, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

EtherCAN is a CAN-ethernet gateway that converts from CAN into ethernet to overcome the limited physical length of CAN networks. Since CAN technology was originally developed for the automotive industry, it has limitations for high-speed data transmission (1 MBit/sec) at distances of over 50 ft.


September 10, 2007 9:46 am | Endicott Research Group | Product Releases | Comments

SE/SE2 and E200II Series inverters for CCFL-backlit LCDs are vacuum-encapsulated to provide maximum reliability and excellent resistance to shock, vibration, and humidity.

Flat Flexible Cable

September 10, 2007 9:46 am | Axon Cable Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Gold contact FFC/FPC connectors may be mated with flat flexible cable that contains a gold coating on the stripped ends for an extra measure of reliability in board-to-board interconnections.


Small Footprint, Big Impact

September 10, 2007 9:46 am | Articles | Comments

By adding robotics to the production line, a company can turbocharge its product quality, reliability, and speed to market. This article will focus on what characteristics should be examined when considering a robotic solution for various tasks.


Brushless DC Motor (4363)

September 10, 2007 6:54 am | Magmotor | Product Releases | Comments

This compact high performance 8-pole brushless DC motor is well suited for applications where high torque to weight ratio and efficiency are important.

Integrated Motor/Driver

September 10, 2007 6:54 am | Nippon Pulse America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The PRO Series NEMA 17 integrated motor/drivers are fitting for machine designs where an incorporated motor/driver helps conserve space. A 42 mm hybrid motor with attached drive electronics, yields a compact, RoHS compliant package.

Modular Spindle Drives

September 10, 2007 6:54 am | Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The GP 22 S and GP 32 S gearheads, specifically adjusted for spindles, are designed to withstand high loads, and the special spindle intake means that customer-specific spindles can be assembled with ease in significantly less time.

Brushless DC Motor (4369)

September 10, 2007 6:54 am | Micromo | Product Releases | Comments

The Smoovy Series 0308…B version of the brushless DC motor line uses the “System Faulhaber” skewed winding in combination with a rotor made of Neodymium rare-earth magnets to provide cog-free motion. The bearing system of the Series 0308…B brushless DC motor is now composed of jewel bearings.

Voltage-Controlled Oscillator

September 10, 2007 6:53 am | Crystek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The CVCO55CW-1000-2000 VCO operates from 1 to 2 GHz with a control voltage range of 1~20V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -100 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity. The model is packaged in the industry standard 0.5 x 0.5 in. SMD package.

UV Flood Lamp

September 10, 2007 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company has made several UV flood lamp improvements. The warranty for flood lamp bulbs has been doubled&#151now a 2,000 hour warranty. A new curtain material for the ZIP Shutter has been developed&#151a material that results in longer lifetime before replacement is required.


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