There is a growing interest within the medical device community to replace plasticized PVC tubing with more environmentally friendly and less potentially harmful alternatives. However, bonding these different materials for traditional applications can prove challenging.
Proper design of the physical medical device itself is obviously important to its success. The design of the user interface for that device, however, can be equally critical.
By Mark Paulsen Examples of miniature silicone combination products Combination products are a rapidly growing segment of the healthcare market that has attracted the interest of a growing number of medical device manufacturers.
Traditional testing procedures are satisfactory for the majority of today's medical devices. However, with combination products, testing can become a significantly greater challenge.
Photron Inc., announces the newly updated Photron Fastcam Viewer Software for advanced functionality in high speed camera control and slow motion video replay.
Gems Sensors & Controls has announced the creation of a new operating group, Gems Medical Sciences, to serve the specialized fluid control and handling requirements of the medical device, diagnostic, life science, and biotechnology market segments.
Leader Tech Inc. announces the availability of a new FerriShield Ferrite product catalog and engineer's reference guide. Available in both electronic and print formats, the catalog provides valuable insider tips and performance data for 1,000s of solid and bisected ferrite styles.
Cole-Parmer announces the release of its Preferred Solutions catalog, a singular source for scientific equipment and supplies. This 112-page book features a selection of best-selling products, including equipment and instrumentation, fluid handling products, electrochemistry items, and lab supplies.
Ark-Plas Products kits are assembled from a variety of commercial grade fittings or quick disconnect luer fittings, and are made available in nylon and polypropylene material. Available in 1/16 in. IDs, all the way up to 1/4 in.
Engineers can now draw conveyor systems to more precise dimensions with Dorner's 3D CAD modeling software. One of the major improvements is the ability to draw to more specific lengths in 1/8 in.
BI Technologies has developed two SON (aka QFN or DFN) 8-pad packaged sample kits. Designated SFN08AKIT and SFN08BKIT, the sample kits include four or seven ultra-stable thin film resistors configured in isolated and bussed circuits, respectively.
Datalogic Mobile has restyled its website to make it more eye-catching, intuitive, and user friendly, with more new content to keep the user up-to-date.
CUI Inc. announced that their 3D catalog is now available on Digi-Key's website for the majority of their 1,000+ stocked line items.
This line of hybrid stepper motors has low detent torque to holding torque ratios, which serve to deliver smooth and quiet operation and the fine positioning capability required for microstepping.
With a small shaft diameter (ø 6.0 mm, ø 8.0 mm) to reduce the load on motors, and