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Compact Units Resist Vibration, Dirt, Moisture

August 20, 2008 9:18 am | Baumer Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

These non-contact magnetic sensors are used to replace potentiometers used to measure angles and determine the location of continuously moving parts. They can measure 360° of rotation without a dead band.

Broadband 2 GHz to 6 GHz Matched 4 Watt Power Amplifiers in a Surface Mount Package

August 20, 2008 9:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Product produces up to four watts of output power and is internally matched for 2,000 to 6,000 MHz. These amplifiers feature a new surface mount package with an optional high performance heatsink. The amps do not require external circuitry, only a DC power supply and a good ground.

Patchcord Connects M8 Connectors

August 20, 2008 9:18 am | Binder Usa | Product Releases | Comments

This M8 to M8 dual patchcord has one male and two female M8 connectors and is used to make the connection between a female and two male M8 connectors in an industrial network. The male M8 connector has four contacts that connect to three contacts in each of the female connectors.


Bearings Deliver High Performance in Harsh Environments

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Danaher Motion | Product Releases | Comments

Danaher Motion introduces Thomson stainless steel multiTrac bull bushing bearings. Constructed of

Magnetic Rotary Encoders Meet Motion Control Needs of Medical OEMs

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Renishaw, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

RLS magnetic angular/rotary encoders from Renishaw bring solid-state, no-wear reliability, high-speed and high-accuracy positioning, compact size, and application versatility to designers of surgical robots, medical scanners, and other advanced medical equipment.

Motion & Machine Controller

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Berkeley Process Controls, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The BX-300 is a pre-integrated hardware and software platform for motion and machine control. With a size of 300 mm × 200 mm, its features include a pre-integrated control software that greatly reduces the need for new code development.

Couplings With Zero Backlash and High Torsional Stiffness for Precision Servo Motor Positioning

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Zero-Max Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ServoClass couplings are manufactured of ROHS compliant materials containing no banned substances, and are designed with 304 stainless steel disc packs and 7075-T6 aluminum hubs and center members.

Sterilizing Silicone

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Articles | Comments

Sterilization is a standard process for many medical devices. As such, careful consideration has to be given to the materials used in a device that will require a specific type of sterilization method as some materials will not react well to certain processes.


Specialized Polymer Materials for Healthcare Customers

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | PolyOne Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

PolyOne Corp. introduces its portfolio of specialty engineered materials. These technologies

Class VI Colors for Purell Medical Resins Join Masterbatches

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Clariant Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Plastics processers and developers of medical and pharmaceutical products can now specify color masterbatches that have been specially formulated for use with medical-grade polyolefins made by LyondellBasell under the Purell brand name.

Portfolio of Unique TPEs for Healthcare Gaskets and Stoppers Launches

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Gls Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The Versaflex TPEs are engineered for dynamic seal gaskets and static-seal stoppers for the healthcare industry.

Helix Medical Expands Manufacturing Capabilities

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Helix Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Helix Medical now oversees the operations of APEC, a thermoplastic and silicon injection molding company. APEC utilizes ARBURG and TOYO presses ranging from 28-300 tons, and also offers advanced silicone injection molding with seven silicone LIM cells.

Castable Urethane Compounds for Making Precision Molds and Holding Fixtures

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Devcon | Product Releases | Comments

Flexane castable liquid urethane compounds cure to form both flexible and rigid rubber parts for a variety of OEM applications. These room temperature curing, nonshrinking urethanes will not change shape while curing and can be used to make precision molds that faithfully reproduce fine detail.

Color Compounding Capacity Expanded to Ensure 5-Day Lead Time

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Rtp Company | Product Releases | Comments

The Color Division of RTP has expanded in its production of masterbatches and precolored resins, adding increases such as five new extrusion lines. One of the lines is dedicated to the manufacture of fluoropolymer colors and compounds.

Fully-Integrated OEM for Development of Implantable Devices

August 12, 2008 8:15 am | Mrpc | Product Releases | Comments

Peek-Optima, heavily involved in the implantable-grade biomaterials industry, is used for implantable devices that have contact with blood or tissue for more than 30 days.


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