Piezo motor technology is still in its relatively early stages of application development, but is already demonstrating the tremendous value and functionality it offers in medical devices. These motors are very small, yet enable long-range and precise motion.
Selecting the wrong pump for a medical instrument can lead to costly manufacturing delays, dangerous device failures, or even reputation-damaging product recalls. Therefore, it is critical that designers have the minimum parameters they need to consider in mind when making their choice.
Dymax Corp. offers an enhanced version of their comprehensive Selector Guide on MD Adhesives for Medical Device Assembly. This guide is a valuable tool containing a number of charts intended to help R&D engineers and product designers choose the appropriate adhesive for their application.
An English edition of the FlexLink product catalog includes the new X85 conveyor system. The catalog is available in a printed version and on the web. A DVD, including several language translations and engineering tools (e.g., CAD library and Configura) will be available in a few months.
Elo TouchSystems, a Tyco Electronics business, has launched the Elo Elite Partner Program in order to further strengthen strategic relationships and collaborations.
Cree Inc., a leader in LED lighting, has launched the Product Characterization Toolan interactive LED design tool that simplifies the task of translating nominal LED performance to real-world conditions.
HaydonKerk Motion Solutions, a manufacturer of linear motion products, offers a new product catalog and design guide.
The Thermoplastic Resins Properties Guide features detailed information about Makrolon polycarbonates; Apec high-heat polycarbonates; Bayblend polycarbonate/ABS blends; Makroblend polycarbonate/polyester blends; and Texin, Desmopan, and Utechllan thermoplastic polyurethanes.
Packaging equipment supplier Multivac Inc. has launched a website dedicated to its Certified Pre-owned and Remanufactured equipment business. Those interested in purchasing Pre-owned or Remanufactured Multivac equipment can find full details and instructions at this website.
Cole-Parmer has released the Spring edition of its Preferred Solutions cataloga single source for scientific equipment and supplies.
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The 2009 Endevco Product Resource offers detailed information on key applications for Endevco sensing solutions.
Thomson, a Danaher Motion Company, offers the Guide to Ball Screw End Supports. This 54-page guide
Laird Technologies Inc.a global leader in the design and manufacture of customized, performance-critical components for wireless systems and other advanced electronics applicationshas launched its newly designed website.
While outsourcing in the medical device manufacturing industry is growing, there are still a large number of companies who have very little or no experience with this process.