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Minimizing Cost in Offshore Product Development Efforts

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | by Audrey Soon | Articles | Comments

One of the major factors in deciding to outsource work is to save on costs. This could be achieved at any step in the process, from design to packaging.

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Pneumatics Provide the Backbone to Spinal Testing System

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | by Andrew McCarty | Articles | Comments

The Project: Design a spinal implant testing device that can both withstand the rigors of prolonged testing timeframes and also offer extremely precise accuracy The Solution: Use a pneumatic solution that takes advantage of air valve and cylinder technology in place of more traditional servomotors.

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Power Entry Modules Offer Vertical Flange Mounting Option

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

These vertical-flange mount power entry modules are rated for 6 and 10 A. The vertical-mount configuration reduces panel area requirements and gives designers greater packaging flexibility in a wide range of applications, including healthcare equipment.

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Medical Foam Tape Is Moisture Vapor Permeable

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Scapa 4005-800A is an extremely soft and conformable pressure sensitive polyurethane foam tape for direct skin applications including wound care, consumer dressings, and medical device attachment. It consists of thin (0.

Quick Release Brackets Enhance Balloon Forming Production

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Interface Catheter Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Quick release water jacket brackets are offered for the company's 2210 series balloon forming machines (BFM). The quick release brackets are designed to simplify the water jacket installation and exchange process, substantially reducing production set-up time and improving manufacturing throughput.

Illuminated Tactile Switch Has Independent LED Leads

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | E-Switch | Product Releases | Comments

The TL1240 is an illuminated tact switch with multiple LED color options. This illuminated tact switch has through-hole termination and independent LED leads. Its reliable dome technology is perfect for medical devices.

Medical Device Adhesive Formulated With See-Cure Technology

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

The medical device adhesive 1201-M-SC is a flexible adhesive designed for rapid bonding of a variety of rigid and flexible plastics typically used in the manufacture of medical devices, such as reservoirs, tube sets, and catheters. The recommended substrates include PC, PET, PS, PU, PVC, and ABS.

Coaxial Resonator Oscillator Maximizes Performance and Efficiency

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Crystek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The CVCO55CXT-6250-6250 coaxial resonator oscillator (CRO) employs frequency doubling, 2X fundamental technology to reach new performance levels of lower phase noise, and much lower harmonics over the competition, while achieving lower current consumption in the process.

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Enhanced Software Eases FDA Compliance

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Cimtek | Product Releases | Comments

An upgrade to the Magellon Quality Lifecycle Management (QLM) software gives medical device-makers a streamlined way to rapidly deliver quality products and maintain compliance with the FDA's Title 21 CFR Part 11.

Pneumatic Cylinder Calibrated for Precise 0 to 10 Volt DC Output

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Bimba Manufacturing Company | Product Releases | Comments

Unlike traditional pneumatic feedback technology, these non-contact pneumatic position feedback cylinders are resistant to the effects of moisture, oil, airborne debris, and dust. In addition, each cylinder is factory calibrated for precise 0 to 10 volt DC output.

Label Printer/Applicator Tailored to Customer Requirements

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Industrial Labeling Systems Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Ultimate PAH Automated Print & Apply System features a rugged all-steel chassis and a modular design that can be configured to match customer requirements. Providing a typical placement tolerance of 0.

HMIS Department Designs and Provides Customer Specific Interface Systems

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Eao Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The company's HMIS (human machine interface systems) department provides end users with the designs and manufacturing capabilities of interface systems within the guidelines of customer specific requirements.

Ringlight System Available for Custom and Universal Fit

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Dolan-Jenner Industries | Product Releases | Comments

Ideal for laboratory use, the Fiber-Lite MI-150 ringlight system features 360° of shadow-free, high-intensity illumination and provides the greatest range of working distance.

26 and 28 AWG Conductors Allow Smaller, More Flexible Cable

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Alpha Wire | Product Releases | Comments

The Xtra-Guard family of performance cables has been expanded with 26 AWG and 28 AWG stranded conductors.

Photoelectric Proximity Switches Have a Long Sensing Distance

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Contrinex, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

These photoelectric proximity switches are designed to provide users with a high level of performance at competitive prices. The 5050 series is built in the widely used 50 x 50 mm format and is available in diffuse, retro-reflective (reflex), and through-beam versions.

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