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Li-Ion Prismatic Battery Pack Intended for Portable Therapeutic Equipment

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | GlobTek, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This Li-Ion Prismatic battery pack–rated 7.4 V, 1,900 mAh–consists of two Panasonic CGA103450A 103450 sized cells packaged in a custom enclosure with protection and fuel gauge circuitry included.

Fasteners Offer Permanently Installed Hardware Solutions

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | PennEngineering | Product Releases | Comments

PEM self-clinching fasteners for use in stainless steel sheets provide ideal solutions to satisfy stainless assembly applications and promote lighter and stronger designs.

Bendable Light Guides Allow Design Flexibility

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Elma Electronic | Product Releases | Comments

Flexible light guides facilitate a wide range of adaptable panel indicating options. They can be bent in 90° or other angles. This allows the LED to be mounted to a PCB while fixed to a panel at a right angle.


LED Microscope Enjoys Ergonomic Design

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Olympus America Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This ergonomically-designed LED microscope system offers easy handling, ultra-long-life illumination, and robust capabilities. The CX21LED microscope provides durable, quality performance and allows for up to 10 years or more of daily use before a lamp change is necessary.

Socket Adapter Provides High Performance

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This high performance socket adapter–SF-BGA199B-B-05–allows 0.65 mm pitch, 12-mm × 16-mm body, 18 × 22 array Samsung MCP KMYFE0C0CM-D300 memory ICs to be placed in socket and operate without compromising performance in demanding applications.

Inductors Tackle Medical Applications

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Coilcraft Critical Products And Services | Product Releases | Comments

The series of 0603-size ceramic inductors target the medical market. These robust components are manufactured to meet the special requirements of these demanding applications. The ML Series offers higher inductance values than other 0603 inductors, keeping board space to a minimum.

No-Drip Medical Adhesive Designed for Bonding Vertical Surfaces

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Master Bond, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The EP42HT 2 ND 2 has a paste like consistency and facilitates the adhesive's application when bonding vertical surfaces. This no-run two part epoxy fully complies with the testing requirements for USP Class VI biocompatibility.

Spin Welding Capabilities for Specialized Joining of Plastics to Metals

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Veridiam Medical | Product Releases | Comments

The Spin Welder allows plastic components to be quickly, cleanly, and permanently attached to metal assemblies. The addition of this machine allows the company to manage complex projects that require both metal manufacturing and plastic attachment, saving both time and money for their customers.


Heat-Formed Tubing/Hose Eliminates Fitting Connections

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Newage Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Tubing and hose is offered that's heat formed into specific shapes. Parts are custom designed and produced using heat and special tooling. Many applications that involve multiple sections of tubing or hose, along with fittings and clamps to make connections, can benefit from this customization.

DC-DC Converters Provide Wide Operating Temperature Range

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Martek Power | Product Releases | Comments

The 200UFR series compact 2 W onboard DC-DC converters are RoHS compliant and are designed to address low noise and tight space requirements. They are fully isolated low noise/low ripple DC-DC converters in a low-profile SIP package that measures 0.86" × 0.36" × 0.49".

Isolation Valves Have Inert Body and Diaphragm Materials

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Gems Sensors Inc. & Controls | Product Releases | Comments

Constructed from chemically inert materials such as PTFE, ETFE, EPDM, FKM, FFKM, PEEK, PPS, and PSU, the K Series of isolation solenoid valves is an excellent choice for any application requiring various levels of chemical resistance and/or sample purity.

Pressure Controller/Calibrator Offers High Speed Performance

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Mensor Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The CPC3000 high speed pressure controller/calibrator utilizes a proprietary, high performance regulator to achieve stable control in less than three seconds. High speed control, an accuracy of 0.

Mass Flow, Pressure/Vacuum Decay System Provides Easy Pass/Fail Indication

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | Vic Leak Detection | Product Releases | Comments

The VIC-Torr is a high resolution test instrument that can be configured as a mass flow, pressure decay, or vacuum decay leak tester and is available in single or multi-channel models. The product can be used for leak and occlusion testing of catheters, IV tube sets, and IV and blood bags.

Five Developments in Laser Cutting Technology

December 2, 2009 4:28 am | by Paul Dirienzo | Articles | Comments

Laser die cutting advancements have been made rapidly over the last several years. Design engineers who are not maintaining close watch of this industry may not be aware of some of the more recent benefits that are being realized.

Scientific Injection Molding: A Tool for Lean Manufacturing

December 2, 2009 4:26 am | by Frank Staples and Alpesh Patel | Helix Medical | Articles | Comments

Injection molding is a critical component fabrication technique in medical device manufacturing. Therefore, any method that can be employed to reduce costs associated with it is of much interest to device makers.



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