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PTFE-Coated Nitinol Tube

January 10, 2008 10:59 am | Applied Plastics Co. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This PTFE-coated nitinol tube features a highly lubricious coating while maintaining the kink-resistant characteristics of the nitinol tube and can be processed in sizes from 0.002 inches O.D. up and lengths to 10 ft.

Partnering Up to Fight Cancer

January 10, 2008 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

NVIDIA Corp., a leader of programmable graphics processor technologies, and Planar Systems, makers of specialty displays, are cooperating closely to produce display systems that will enable doctors to more effectively screen for breast cancer.


Combination Products White Paper

January 10, 2008 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

While combination products are experiencing dramatic growth, the convergence of drug/biologics and devices brings a host of regulatory challenges. A new, free white paper, addressing these challenges is now available for download. Information: .


MES White Paper

January 10, 2008 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Medical device OEMs must balance the need for consistent quality and conformance to product and regulatory requirements with the equally essential need to get new products to market quickly and efficiently.

Lean Production Resource Kit

January 10, 2008 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies group from the Bosch Rexroth Corp. is offering a free Lean Production Resource Kit for Medical Manufacturing available upon request from the company's website.

Dimensional Metrology Instruments Catalog

January 10, 2008 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mahr Federal has issued a new catalog covering the full range of the company's dimensional metrology instruments.

Achieving the Perfect Touch

January 10, 2008 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Ed Sullivan Biolase Technology Inc., a leading manufacturer of laser-based dental systems, found that partnering with a highly experienced touch screen manufacturer can help OEMs avoid design pitfalls and even accelerate new product speed to market.


EMI/RFI Filters

January 10, 2008 6:55 am | Epcos, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This standard range of EMC filters is specially designed and optimized for inverter applications, such as servos and motor drives. The R105 series filters are compact, lightweight, and offer significant attenuation of the most critical frequencies for inverter applications.


IV Filters (4649)

January 10, 2008 6:55 am | Np Medical Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This complete line of IV filters is offered with the highest throughput membrane available. The IV Express sterilizing grade 96-hour IV filter features a 0.22 &#181m PES membrane and the Nutrivex filter for TNA emulsions houses a 1.

Fine Microetched Screens

January 10, 2008 6:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fine MicroEtch screens for filtering are manufactured using photoetching technology. Unlike stamping, photoetching yields a burr-free product, resulting in cleaner, more efficient screens with greater material integrity. They are ideal for use as filters in the medical market.

Flame-Retardant Filter Media

January 10, 2008 6:55 am | Universal Air Filter Co. | Product Releases | Comments

This increased airflow media meets the stringent UL 94 HF-1 flame safety rating and is also flexible enough for a wide range of medical applications. The media is a disposable, less expensive alternative media with lower pressure drop and increased airflow.

The Tubing Solution Behind Minimally Invasive Surgery

January 10, 2008 6:41 am | Articles | Comments

Minimally invasive surgery has been a growing trend in healthcare for some time. As such, manufacturers who provide devices to the medical community for these procedures need to stay abreast of the technologies available to enhance their products.


PEEK-OPTIMA Enables Enhanced Safety in Fracture Treatment Applications

December 17, 2007 8:23 am | Articles | Comments

Orthopedic technologies are dominated by metal materials in the fabrication of implants and other devices used in this sector. However, increasingly, advanced, high-performance plastics are enabling enhancements with regard to safety and functionality.


Vibration Isolation Solutions at the FDA’s New Lab

December 10, 2007 12:08 pm | Articles | Comments

When it was decided that the FDA’s OSEL would be moving, officials sought to address vibration isolation in the new building upfront so they wouldn’t bring this issue with them from the previous facility.


Medical Desktop Switcher

December 10, 2007 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Responding to the demand for higher power portable medical devices, the PMP150 Series of medically approved desktop AC/DC power supplies is offered. These units provide 150 Watts of power in an ultra-compact 3.0 inches&#215 8.17 inches&#215 1.72 inches package.


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