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Perspectives on President Obama, Part I

April 2, 2009 5:33 am | Astrodyne Corporation | Articles | Comments

President Obama campaigned on the idea of change, addressing everything from foreign policy to healthcare. Change proposed by the federal government for healthcare often targets the way the FDA operates.

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Miniature Circular Connectors Reduce Form Factor by 30%

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

These next generation miniature connectors are designed to reduce the size by nearly 30%, while still providing maximum signal reliability. The "mini" connector is a product extension of the popular circular push-button D Series connector design.

Miniature Dispense Pumps Are Chemically Inert

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

Miniature, chemically inert dispense pumps offer consistent, maintenance-free performance in a compact package, making them ideal for automated liquid handling applications.

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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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