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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.

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.


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.

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.

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.


Adding Conveyors to the Lean Manufacturing Mix

December 2, 2009 4:26 am | by Kevin Gingerich | Articles | Comments

Moving to a lean system can be of great benefit to most medical device manufacturers. Unfortunately, not all of them are familiar with the tools and strategies that need to be put in place to maximize the return on this investment.

COMs and Smart Batteries: Helping Deliver Advanced Imaging Devices

December 2, 2009 4:26 am | by Christine A. Van De Graaf | Articles | Comments

In an effort to enable life saving diagnostic imaging equipment to be taken anywhere it could be necessary, device manufacturers are seeking technologies to help them design devices that will facilitate fully functional, smaller, portable devices.


The Role of DCE-MRI in Clinical Trials

December 2, 2009 4:26 am | by Mehdi Adineh, Ph.D. | Articles | Comments

Medical imaging holds the potential to significantly increase the quality of care able to be provided to injured or ill patients. It is now proving to be a valuable tool in the fight against cancer as well.


Catalog Details Motion Control Product Offering

December 2, 2009 4:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Exlar's 2010 Product Catalog and Engineering Guide details the company's selection of solutions for linear and rotary motion control applications.

Power Management Resource Center

December 2, 2009 4:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

TTI Inc., a distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical, and discrete components, has launched a Power Management Resource Center–a powerful in-depth resource site dedicated to the needs and interests of the engineering community.

Free Web-Based Electronic Design Training Program

December 2, 2009 4:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics provides a free web-based training program aimed at designers of electronic and electrical equipment. From electrical basics to detailed descriptions of circuit protection strategies, Circuit Protection University provides a suite of practical, self-paced tutorials.


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