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Standard Elements, a Modular Multi-Gage System

July 18, 2013 12:07 pm | Mahr Federal, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mahr Federal has introduced Standard Elements, a new modular-based gaging system with standard components that allow users to configure and implement simple to complex gaging solutions quickly and cost effectively.

Programmable, Multi-Step Rotary Cable Stripping Machine

July 18, 2013 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The CoaxStrip 5200 is a programmable, multi-step rotary cable stripping machine for stripping coaxial cables with outer diameters between 1.0 – 7.0 mm (.040 – .270”). Thanks to the universally designed blades, centralizers and clamping jaws, the full range of cables can be handled without making any mechanical adjustments.

Next-Generation Total Foot System Offers Surgeons More Foot Fixation Options

July 18, 2013 11:59 am | News | Comments

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation today announced the commercial launch of the Integra(R) Total Foot System 2, which addresses both reconstruction and acute fractures of the forefoot, midfoot and hindfoot. The Total Foot System 2 enhances the current system by offering a wider variety of plates to better meet surgeons' needs.


Cameras with IP 65/67 Protection Solve Demanding Imaging Applications

July 18, 2013 11:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Baumer expands its GigE camera series with ten new IP protected models that have been specifically developed for particularly demanding industrial environments. With IP 65 and IP 67 protective housings, every sensitive camera component, all the way to the lens, is protected from dust, water spray, and temporary immersion.

HV-HTV Toggle & Stem Valve Series

July 18, 2013 11:37 am | Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Available in 3-way and 4-way configurations, Clippard’s new HV-HTV valves feature the same benefits available with other Minimatic brass valves: proven reliability, compact size, economical pricing, precision machining, and more.

Electronic Monitoring Systems Can Improve Healthcare Hand Hygiene Compliance

July 18, 2013 11:12 am | News | Comments

GOJO Industries conducted an independent research study at the John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas to determine the impact on hand hygiene compliance rates when the hospital hand hygiene program included an electronic compliance activity monitoring system. 

Early Detection and Treatment of Alzheimer's Prevents Psychological and Behavioral Symptoms

July 18, 2013 10:58 am | News | Comments

Persons with Alzheimer's disease are able to manage their everyday activities longer and they suffer from less psychological and behavioural symptoms if the diagnosis is made and treatment begun at a very early phase of the disease, indicates a recent study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland.


Scientists Successfully Generate 'Artificial Bones' from Umbilical Cord Stem Cells

July 18, 2013 10:55 am | News | Comments

Scientists in Granada, Spain have patented a new biomaterial that facilitates generating bone tissue from umbilical cord stem cells. The material consists of an activated carbon cloth support for cells that differentiate, giving rise to a product that can promote bone growth.


Mother of Four with Heart Defect & Biventricular Heart Failure Bridged to Transplant with Artificial Heart

July 18, 2013 10:15 am | News | Comments

Last October, when a virus attacked Stacie Sumandig’s aortic valve and destroyed her heart, the news she received at two different hospitals was grim: she probably wouldn't make it through the weekend. Sumandig was transferred to the University of Washington (UW) Medical Center in Seattle, where doctors offered her one final option that hadn't been available at the two previous hospitals.


TB Biosciences, Inc. Closes $1.5 Million in Series A Financing

July 18, 2013 9:56 am | News | Comments

Tuberculosis has been all but eradicated in the United States, yet is a massive killer worldwide, especially in developing countries. Currently, over 90 million sputum tests are conducted annually. The sputum test is less than 50% accurate and unable to diagnose many with active tuberculosis.


Portable, Feature-Rich Vital Signs Simulators

July 17, 2013 6:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Fluke Biomedical has announced today the debut of its new ProSim 3 and 2 Vital Signs Simulators. Designed for high portability, the light and easy to carry ProSim 3 and 2 are the perfect choices for conducting preventive maintenance and repairs in the field.

Small Ultraflat Stepper Motor is Ideal High-Speed Drive

July 17, 2013 6:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

A very small, ultraflat stepper motor is now available from Nanotec Electronic US Inc. The STF2818 model has a flange size of 28 mm and is only 9.4 mm high. The STF2818 is the second ultraflat stepper motor in the product line, in addition to the ST6318.

Production Process Enhanced by Tape & Reel Packaging

July 17, 2013 5:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Total low cost for this Surface Mount Audio Alert Make them a lead candidate for disposable consideration. Particularly useful for design applications where small size, low cost and possible end user disposal are key considerations, Transducers USA’s new Model TRSIE-11XX is a standout for use in considerations.

Extended Range of DIATEC Enclosures for Desktop Electronics

July 17, 2013 5:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Since its introduction, OKW’s ergonomic DIATEC range of enclosures has proved to be very popular for wall mounted applications. However, the enclosures are also ideal for desktop mounted electronics, especially the new size XS and L models.

Compact SMD Fuse with Extended Currents

July 17, 2013 5:40 pm | Schurter, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Schurter has expanded its successful UMF 250 SMD fuse series with nine additional rated currents. The extension completes the series with a total of fourteen rated currents, ranging from 500mA to 10A.


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