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Automatic Tube Filler/Closer

August 10, 2007 5:11 am | Ess Technologies, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

The company has added Bergami’s Model TF 80 automatic tube filling and closing machine to its line of packaging machinery. The Model TF 80 fills and closes metal, plastic, polyfoil, and cassette infeed tubes ranging in size from 10 x 50 x 23 mm to 50 x 235 x 78 mm.

Air-Bearing Stage

August 10, 2007 5:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ABRT series rotary air-bearing stages provide 360&#176 continuous travel with resolution to 0.027 arc sec. Velocity stability and error motion performance are exceptional. Payload capacity is up to 69 kg due to the outstanding radial and axial stiffness.


August 10, 2007 5:11 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

The 6-in. long, single-use cotton tipped applicator is ideal for collecting contamination–free samples and specimens. The polypropylene vented cap slides down the wood shaft allowing easy sampling, then slides back to cover the swab head with a snap-on cap.


Micro Motors

August 10, 2007 5:11 am | Sanyo Commercial Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

This vibrating micro motor features a low profile of just 3.4 mm in an SMD package. The BSY Series DC motor is ideal for applications requiring a small foot-print on surface mount circuit boards. The series is available in an 11 mm length.

Tool Holders

August 10, 2007 5:11 am | Slater Tools Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The company is stocking four popular sizes&#1510.625 in. shank, 0.750 in. shank, 12 mm shank, and 22 mm shank&#151of the adjustment free rotary broaching tool holder. These sizes are available for immediate delivery. The tool holder is designed for swiss type lathe and screw machines.

Partnership Success Leads to Technology Success for Endoscopic Products

July 6, 2007 6:06 am | Articles | Comments

Recognizing potential synergies and maintaining close relationships with technology experts is proving to be a successful equation in medical device manufacturing. This article examines how it is impacting the endoscopic marketplace, specifically examining one technology supplier.


Are Virtual Design Teams Right for You?

July 6, 2007 6:06 am | Articles | Comments

Utilizing a virtual design team is a strategy that can be implemented successfully for certain projects that meet specific requirements. This article reviews the necessary elements to ensure a successful virtual design team and offers tips on how to enhance its effectiveness.

Nanotechnology: Huge Future for Small Innovation

July 5, 2007 12:16 pm | Articles | Comments

Medical nanotechnology promises improved diagnostics, delivery of drugs with exquisite precision, and even nanosurgery.


Porous Metal in Medical Device Designs

July 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Designers value the strength and durability of sintered porous metal which allows the material to hold its form, function in adverse conditions, and generally last longer than polymeric materials.

Filters Website

July 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The new website for Universal Air Filter is easier for design engineers to navigate to help them save valuable time and money. Seven of the most popular design applications are featured on separate landing pages to find specific information faster and more efficiently.

Pump Design Paper

July 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

A technical paper from New Scale Technologies presents a novel microfluidic pump design that promises better accuracy, fluid pressure, and flow rates in a package that is dramatically smaller than existing micro pumps.

Engineering Guide to Machine and Process Safeguarding

July 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. has made available its 2007-2008 Engineering Guide to Machine and Process Safeguarding. This 1,500+ page, two-volume set is a comprehensive machine and process safety product and technical reference guide.

Directory of Metals & Materials

July 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The 2007 Directory of Metals & Materials is now available from Goodfellow, a leading supplier of small quantities of metals and materials for scientists and engineers.

IT & Controls Engineering Paper

July 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has introduced a comprehensive product catalog for liquid-level applications.

Polycarbonate Resins

July 5, 2007 12:14 pm | Bayer Materialscience, Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Makrolon polycarbonate resins provide excellent impact strength, glass-like transparency, excellent temperature resistance, superior processability, and dimensional stability. Certain Makrolon polycarbonate resins designated as “medical-grade” meet FDA-modified ISO 10993-1 requirements.


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