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.
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.
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.
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.
To optimize the performance and durability of the Breastlight, Lexan and Cycoloy healthcare resins were used in the housing and lens of the device.
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 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.
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.
HaydonKerk Motion Solutions, a manufacturer of linear motion products, offers a new product catalog and design guide.
Cree Inc., a leader in LED lighting, has launched the Product Characterization Toolan interactive LED design tool that simplifies the task of translating nominal LED performance to real-world conditions.
Elo TouchSystems, a Tyco Electronics business, has launched the Elo Elite Partner Program in order to further strengthen strategic relationships and collaborations.
An English edition of the FlexLink product catalog includes the new X85 conveyor system. The catalog is available in a printed version and on the web. A DVD, including several language translations and engineering tools (e.g., CAD library and Configura) will be available in a few months.
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.
The Thermoplastic Resins Properties Guide features detailed information about Makrolon polycarbonates; Apec high-heat polycarbonates; Bayblend polycarbonate/ABS blends; Makroblend polycarbonate/polyester blends; and Texin, Desmopan, and Utechllan thermoplastic polyurethanes.