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Quartz Crystal Designed for Implantable Applications

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Micro Crystal Ag | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for application in implantable medical and medical telemetry, this precision timing, MHz quartz crystal–the CC7A-T1A–has a package height of 0.9 mm and a footprint of only 3.2 × 1.5 mm.

Direct-Drive Linear Stage Offers Nanometer Accuracy

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ANT130-L series stages offer excellent performance in speed, accuracy, resolution, repeatability, reliability, and travel range, and are offered in two accuracy grades. The stage employs a center-driven, non-cogging, non-contact linear motor and encoder as the driving element.

Machining Services Include Polymer Tube Cutting

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

avicenna22600006072Machining services include polymer tube cuttingNPR The company's mechanical machining services include polymer tube cutting, which offers a high-volume solution for medical device manufacturers seeking to transform raw material to custom components.


TPE Material Can Replace Problematic PVC in Fluid Pathway Systems

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

kent37800001539TPE material can replace problematic PVC in fluid pathway systemsNPR The K-6100 series is made of a TPE material that can replace problematic PVC in fluid pathway systems. The PVC replacement meets Class VI standards and is ISO 10993-5 and ISO 10003-4 certified.

Recyclable TPEs Are FDA-Compliant

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

gls37800001416Recyclable TPEs are FDA-compliantNPR The Versaflex HC portfolio, engineered for medical tubing, gaskets, stoppers, sheet extrusion, and blow molding applications, has been developed and tested for compliance with USP Class VI, ISO 10993-4, and ISO 10993-5.

Gasket Design for EMI Shielded Honeycomb Vents Improves Performance/Delivery

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

This continuous integrated gasket for shielding honeycomb vents offers better performance, reduced cost, and the fastest production time. Continuous lengths of the high-performance BeCu gaskets are mechanically installed under the inner perimeter of the vent's aluminum extrusion frame.

Right Angle Gearbox Delivered in 48 Hours or Less

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Groschopp, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This line of IEC Right Angle (RA) Gearboxes with hollow out-put allow options for right, left, or dual shaft configurations. All nine sizes are in stock and ready to ship in 48 hours or less. The nine sizes range from 26 to 130 mm. Input Power is 0.06 to 7.5 kW, 1/15 to 10 hp.

Self-Aligning Spherical Bearings Prove Versatile

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

igubal spherical bearings are self-aligning components—rod ends, clevis joints, flange bearings, pivot bearings, and pillow blocks—made entirely of high-performance plastics. They are self-lubricating and easy to install.


Stainless Steel Surgical Components Are Custom Manufactured

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Disposable Instrument Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Company provides custom-manufactured stainless steel surgical components, including wound-drainage and Laparoscopic trocars, K-wires and Steinmann pins, guide pins, tunnelers, introducers, and custom devices. Surgical grade materials are used in compliance with ASTM F899 and ISO 7153-1.

Eco-Friendly Alternative to Traditional Latex

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | by William Doyle | Articles | Comments

Latex is a preferred material for thousands of products. However, prolonged exposure has revealed concerns with allergies that cause reactions ranging from mild itching to troubled breathing.


Pin Fin Heat Sinks: A Sharper Way to Keep Medical Electronics Cool

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | by Barry Dagan | Articles | Comments

Keeping electronics cool is critical to ensuring their long life and reliability. Utilizing heat sinks can help achieve this, but determining the proper type and configuration can be a challenge. This article reviews pin fin heat sinks, material options, sparse vs.

Shining a New Light on Surgical Procedures

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | by Paul Scheidt and Dave Medinis | Articles | Comments

Maintaining a well-lit field of view during surgical procedures has traditionally been accomplished with Xenon bulb technology. However, this solution brings with it a number of concerns that impacts both the surgical team and the patient.


Brochure Features 5-Axis CNC Micro Milling Machine

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

This brochure features Microlution's 5100-S, 5-axis CNC micro milling machine–a vertical bridge style machining center and trunnion style 4th and 5th axis with built-in pallet workholding.

Medical Portfolio Desk Reference for Converters and OEMs

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Converters of medical materials and manufacturers of medical device components can now turn to an artfully designed desk reference from the Avery Dennison Specialty Tape division for medical tape selection assistance.

Systems Integrator Program Offers Solutions for Automation Projects

October 5, 2009 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronics LLC has launched OASIS (Omron Authorized Systems Integrator Solution), a new


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