Medical device manufacturing companies don’t have the luxury of being able to choose between either focusing on speed to market or FDA compliance. Rather, they must address both equally.
The Project: Effectively read a 2D Data Matrix barcode off surgical instruments that differ in terms of reflectivity and shape. The Solution: Use an ID reader that employs an innovative combination of lighting, software, and optics to achieve success.
Omron Electronics LLC has released the 2008/09 Industrial Automation Product Catalog for North America. The catalog contains 800 pages with more than 4,800 products, including hundreds of new items.
Written in easy-to-read and -use format, this book updates and revises its bestselling predecessor to become the most complete, comprehensive resource on plastics testing. This book has an emphasis on significance of test methods and interpretation of results.
Perfecseal, a global market leader in the medical device and pharmaceutical packaging industry, upgraded its website. Highlighted are the extensive technical capabilities which enable the company to support the global healthcare packaging market.
Bosch Rexroth has compiled tips for solving daily problems in a lean operation. These tips aim to help organizations solve the everyday problems that they face in order to sustain improvements achieved with lean implementations and prevent backsliding.
Boker’s, Inc. offers its complementary 2009 Scheduling Calendar and Metric Conversion Chart is now available. This handy calendar serves as an easy-to-use, one-page scheduling tool, with a convenient metric conversion reference on the opposite side.
CeramOptec's newly redesigned website features the unique Build-A-System which helps customers find the right optical fiber for their design. A user-friendly, step-by-step process leads visitors through the specification process.
NewAge Industries Inc. offers nine new product catalogs featuring its plastic tubing, rubber hose, fittings, clamps, and custom services manufactured for a wide variety of industries and uses.
Minco, a designer and manufacturer of critical components for critical applications, has a new flexible heaters prototype design kit that lets users easily test and prototype a heater concept before starting on a journey of custom-built-to-order product.
Value Plastics catalog contains detailed information on thousands of products and includes all new products recently introduced.
Mass production of parts usually involves injection molding along with significant time to market. But the time and development involved with injection molding proves prohibitive when only low-volume orders are placed, which is the case for medical pre-production and production of a device.
Fully shrouded post headers, available in two through 12 positions, have been added to the popular Economy Power (EP) connector family. Intended for secondary power circuit applications, the through-hole headers have a current-carrying capacity of 7.5 A maximum per contact.
The multifunctional NSG 3040 test system generates electrical fast transient (EFT), surge, and power quality tests (PQT) and is fully compliant to the latest versions of IEC/EN 61000-4-4, -4-5, and -4-11, making the system ideal for use in CE mark testing. The system can generate EFT tests to 4.
More than 10,000 DC-DC solutions in the lower power range (below 60 Watts) are offered. The parts are pin compatible with many popular designs to offer a high-quality drop-in replacement solution for engineers.