As medical devices have become more advanced through the implementation of sophisticated technologies within the finished product, the amount of expertise required to efficiently design and engineer the device has grown.
With patients demanding medical devices that are convenient, yet discreet, electronics manufacturers are tasked with making internal components as small and compact as possible.
Medical news excites both the media and the public alike as new medicines, methods, and procedures bring relief to millions who suffer from various ailments.
It is in the best interest of healthcare providers to receive technology that has been thoroughly tested to ensure successful implementation into an existing environment. Additionally, the medical professional wants to be certain the new system will enable greater care to patients.
Sensors have become an integral part of medical devices across most industry sectors. Providing vital information to the healthcare provider or patient, they can significantly enhance the quality of a treatment solution.
The Project: Find a linear motion solution that will carry the spray jet in a water massage machine over 7 ft. within a challenging environment. The Solution: A custom nut/lead screw assembly that does not absorb water was developed specifically to meet the needs of this application.
While RoHS doesn’t directly affect medical device manufacturers in the U.S., many component suppliers are changing their products to be in compliance with the regulation.
The PCS (Pipette Calibration System) and MVS (Multichannel Verification System) are tools that rapidly verify the accuracy and precision of liquid delivery devices.
The use of a custom formulation of the thermoset monomer ADC (allyl diglycol carbonate) is rapidly growing as a replacement for glass in a number of instrument display window and data capture system applications.
LiquiCell comfort technology is provided in this company’s line of thoracic lateral supports, headrests, and seat cushions. When incorporated with these products, LiquiCell will help prevent pressure sores without interfering with patient positioning and effecting stability.
The NB400 powered equipment cart was developed to provide true mobility within a facility. With a computer on board, it is designed to ensure access to the latest information and to provide the means to operate equipment anywhere in a facility even in the most remote corners.
Telemag TFG lifting columns offer compact, fast, and powerful solutions to deliver push or pull force for loads up to 2,500 N.
There is more to finding the right barb style connector for tubing than engineers might currently consider. Taking the extra time to conduct the proper tests will go a long way in ensuring a reliable system.
Offered as die-cut parts and roll-goods, medical membranes are available in a variety of shapes and sizes to meet development, validation, and high-volume manufacturing needs.
Antimicrobial PVDF and PES membranes are provided to fulfill a variety of filtration needs. The company’s membranes undergo a special coating process which gives them antimicrobial properties while still retaining the same filtration quality.