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Inspecting Metrology Options

March 17, 2009 11:12 am | by Gary Hobart | Articles | Comments

Ensuring that the quality and accuracy of a finished product meets its CAD design is of paramount importance for the medical device manufacturing industry. However, how to facilitate that is not nearly as clear.

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Bench Top Assembly System Equipped With Vision

March 17, 2009 7:30 am | Dispense Works Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A bench top system was constructed for a pressure sensor manufacture that both dispenses an adhesive then carefully places a single sensing chip inside an individual housing with the help of machine vision.

Thermal Solution Enables Flexibility in Transport Packaging

March 17, 2009 7:30 am | Minnesota Thermal Science, Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to provide the most scalable thermal packaging option on the market, the Credo Cube was conceived in response to industry demand for greater flexibility in transport packaging.

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Temperature Detectors Use Thin Film Technology

March 17, 2009 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

This line of resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) uses thin film technology that provides excellent sensing at a lower cost than wire wound elements. The RTDs are available with both nickel and platinum elements, and set the highest standard in temperature measurement devices.

March 2009 Digital Edition

March 1, 2009 12:00 am | Digital Editions | Comments

Special Issue: Solutions in Medical Manufacturing; Inside: Read about employing appropriate inspection technologies in “Inspecting Metrology Options,” from Hexagon Metrology. Shared are professionals’ opinions on reimbursement. Additionally, read about the power of the heartbeat, connectors, interconnects, boards and modules, electromechanical and mechanical devices, creating software, optimizing the processing of TPUs, and safety critical coding...

90 W Medical Desktop Power Supply

February 26, 2009 9:23 am | Protek Power | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to efficiently and quietly power today’s portable medical devices, the PMP90 Series of medical desktop power supplies provides 90 Watts of power in a compact 3 x 5.12 x 1.72 in. package and is compliant with Level IV CEC, EISA2007, and Energy Star requirements.

High-Accuracy HA Series Linear Guides

February 26, 2009 9:23 am | Nsk Precision America | Product Releases | Comments

The HA Series of linear guides integrates a variety of the company’s proprietary technologies to provide high motion accuracy, rigidity, and load capacity. The use of ultra-long ball slides achieves high motion accuracy in both narrow and wide ranges.

Round, Water-Resistant Rocker Switches

February 26, 2009 9:23 am | Cherry | Product Releases | Comments

Designed with a silicone rubber actuator and snap-fit mounting, each switch in the KC and KD Series of round, water-resistant rocker switches complies with IP56 standards and is suitable for applications requiring resistance to dust and water intrusion, such as medical equipment.

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Rotary Positioning

February 5, 2009 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

AGC motorized mechanical goniometers are used in applications where 90&#176 of angular travel is needed with the payload at the center of rotation, or where two axes of rotation are needed about a common point.

Motion Controller Provides High Sampling Rate of 20 kh on all Axes

February 5, 2009 7:06 am | Acs Motion Control | Product Releases | Comments

This cost-efficient, stand-alone motion controller provides multi-axis control for simple and demanding applications. Designated SPiiPlus-LF, the small form factor, four axes motion controller features off-board extensions to provide up to 64 axes of control using a CANopen network.

Microgage Transparent Receiver Solves Alignment Problems

February 5, 2009 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Microgage 2D transparent receiver is designed for aligning production machinery and equipment. A narrow laser beam provides a measuring reference line that allows the transparent receiver to determine the position of a machine or subassembly relative to the laser beam.

Servo Drive Controller Delivers Up to 5 kW Continuous Qualitative Power

February 3, 2009 7:20 am | Elmo Motion Control Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Solo Guitar is an integrated solution designed to simply and efficiently connect the company’s Guitar Servo Drive directly to a motion application.

Power Supply Offers High Output of 500 W

February 3, 2009 7:20 am | Tumbler Technologies + Trumpower | Product Releases | Comments

The TMPC-500 is a medically approved 500 W ATX PC power supply. It is a unique higher power source that is an addition to the line-up of medical grade power supplies that the company has had on the market.

Rigid, Electrically Conductive Film For Stable Z-Axis Conductivity

February 3, 2009 7:20 am | Adhesives Research, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This electrically conductive film, ARcare 95000, is offered for use in medical devices that require low resistance and highly reliable Z-axis conductivity. It is a 4.0 mil (0.

PCB-mounting Receptacle Offers IP67 Performance

January 29, 2009 5:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

This PC board-mounting receptacle has been added to the company’s rugged sealed line of industrial Ethernet RJ-45 connectors. The connector uses a through-hole mounting, with two plastic legs providing additional mechanical retention before and after soldering.

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