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Low-Noise Planetary Gearhead Is Silent and Powerful

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Koaxdrive KD 32 combines the best of two proven gearing technologies, namely worm and planetary gearing. Special attention has been focused on the first gear stage, as this is where the greatest peripheral speeds occur and therefore noise.

Automated Machines Designed for Two to Three Component Processes

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Cincinnati Automation | Product Releases | Comments

This line of automated assembly and inspection machines designed for two to three component assembly, test, and checks. These systems include two to three feeder bowls typically rated at 30 ppm each.

Automated Inhaler Testing System Increases Productivity

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Astech Projects | Product Releases | Comments

The fully automated Xelair Series 5 system for automated inhaler testing incorporates all existing features of the Xelair 1 and 3 series, such as reduced variability, increased productivity, and cost reduction.

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Compact Gantry Robots Save Cost, Floor Space

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Denso Robotics | Product Releases | Comments

The XR-Series four-axis, compact gantry robots feature a ceiling mounted, flexible SCARA robot combined with a long-stroke Cartesian robot. As a result of their highly efficient, integrated design, the XR-Series robots use up to 40% less valuable factory floor space than conventional SCARA robots.

Healthcare Resins Assist in Development of Award-Winning Device

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Sabic Innovative Plastics | Product Releases | Comments

To optimize the performance and durability of the Breastlight, Lexan and Cycoloy healthcare resins were used in the housing and lens of the device.

Bi-Lobe Connector Protected Against Contamination in Medical Applications

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Omnetics Connector Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The latching Bi-lobe connector can be offered with overmolded cables, or incorporated into equipment housings. For medical applications, this offers several benefits including protection against contamination and easy sterilization, as well as significant savings in space, weight, and cost. The 0.

Modules Combine Functions of RFI Filter With an IEC60320 C14 Inlet

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Interpower Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

This line of three function power entry modules combines the functions of a general purpose RFI filter with an IEC60320 C14 inlet, and either fusing or switch capabilities. These shielded modules are rated from 6 to 10 Amps and carry UR, CSA, and VDE approvals.

Servo Ultrasonic Welding System With Melt-Match Technology

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Dukane Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

This servo ultrasonic welding system is designed with Melt-Match technology. Current pneumatic ultrasonic technology poses several areas for improvement, such as process repeatability, ability to validate/calibrate, and higher manufacturing costs.

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Medical Grades of Copolyester Provide Lipid, Chemical Resistance

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Eastman Chemical Company | Product Releases | Comments

Medical grades of Tritan copolyester provide outstanding lipid and chemical resistance; higher heat stability; easy processing; excellent long-term clarity; added durability and toughness; and are made without bisphenol-A (BPA) or halogens.

Drive System Available With Single or Double Stack Linear Actuator

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

The MotoDrive PDE Actuator is available in size 17 single or double stack. It is an integrated linear actuator and electronic drive designed to operate with optically isolated inputs of pulse, direction, and enable signals.

Electroactive Polymers for Controlled Movement and Substance Release

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Creganna-Tactx Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Micromuscle is an advanced, biocompatible electroactive polymer (EAP) that changes volume and other properties in response to an electrical stimulus and can be incorporated into medical devices.

Piezo Motor Based Medical Devices

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | by Ralph Weber | Articles | Comments

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.

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Pumping System Parameters to Consider for Your Medical Instrument

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | by David Vanderbeck | KNF Neuberger, Inc. | Articles | Comments

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.

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Elite Partner Program

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elo TouchSystems, a Tyco Electronics business, has launched the Elo Elite Partner Program in order to further strengthen strategic relationships and collaborations.

Medical Adhesives Selector Guide

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

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