ServoClass couplings are manufactured of ROHS compliant materials containing no banned substances, and are designed with 304 stainless steel disc packs and 7075-T6 aluminum hubs and center members.
RLS magnetic angular/rotary encoders from Renishaw bring solid-state, no-wear reliability, high-speed and high-accuracy positioning, compact size, and application versatility to designers of surgical robots, medical scanners, and other advanced medical equipment.
The BX-300 is a pre-integrated hardware and software platform for motion and machine control. With a size of 300 mm × 200 mm, its features include a pre-integrated control software that greatly reduces the need for new code development.
Sterilization is a standard process for many medical devices. As such, careful consideration has to be given to the materials used in a device that will require a specific type of sterilization method as some materials will not react well to certain processes.
PolyOne Corp. introduces its portfolio of specialty engineered materials. These technologies
Plastics processers and developers of medical and pharmaceutical products can now specify color masterbatches that have been specially formulated for use with medical-grade polyolefins made by LyondellBasell under the Purell brand name.
The Versaflex TPEs are engineered for dynamic seal gaskets and static-seal stoppers for the healthcare industry.
Peek-Optima, heavily involved in the implantable-grade biomaterials industry, is used for implantable devices that have contact with blood or tissue for more than 30 days.
The Color Division of RTP has expanded in its production of masterbatches and precolored resins, adding increases such as five new extrusion lines. One of the lines is dedicated to the manufacture of fluoropolymer colors and compounds.
Helix Medical now oversees the operations of APEC, a thermoplastic and silicon injection molding company. APEC utilizes ARBURG and TOYO presses ranging from 28-300 tons, and also offers advanced silicone injection molding with seven silicone LIM cells.
Flexane castable liquid urethane compounds cure to form both flexible and rigid rubber parts for a variety of OEM applications. These room temperature curing, nonshrinking urethanes will not change shape while curing and can be used to make precision molds that faithfully reproduce fine detail.
The MS-50 high production console is a fully automated high production helium leak detector for testing the hermeticity of sealed products such as semiconductors and microelectronics.
The Universal Contact has been developed for solderless component interconnection where miniaturization, reliability, and flexibility are required.
Providing design engineers with a robust device ideal for a variety of high voltage, harsh